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|Pitfalls lie ahead as Myanmar advances along its democratic road|
CISS Associate, Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais, who just returned from Myanmar on a UN conflict resolution mission, wrote an article for Asian Currents, the journal of the Asian Studies Association of Australia on the challenges faced by Myanmar's new government to curb the country's systemic violence. Click to read.
|Myanmar: The Transition from Social Control to Social Contract|
CISS associate, Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais explores the complexity of the process to civilianize Myanmar - and the transition from social control to social contract - in his latest essay published by the Middle East Institute (Middle East/Asia Project) in Washington DC.
|Myanmar Beyond the Elections: Strategy Needed to Address Sectarian Violence|
CISS associate, Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais, recently wrote an article for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington DC in which he warned that regardless of the elections results in Myanmar, violence against the Muslim Rohingya will continue with the potential for another 'boat-people' crisis.
|"Beyond the Critical Juncture: Myanmar's 2015 Elections in Focus"|
Adjunct Associate Professor and CISS Associate, Dr Jonathan Bogais' article "Beyond the Critical Juncture: Myanmar's 2015 Elections in Focus" has been published by the Washington-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
|CISS Associates find ARC and DECRA funding success in the latest round of awards|
CISS Associates Dr. James Reilly and Dr. Ryan Griffiths from the Department of Government and International Relations were recently awarded an ARC Discovery Grant and DECRA Grant – respectively – for their current research projects.
|Democracy Cannot Exist without Social Cohesion: The Myanmar Challenge|
CISS Associate and Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais recently wrote an essay for the Washington based Middle East Institute (Middle East Asia Project) discussing Myanmar's interplay of two religious traditions within a social and cultural setting that is dominated by one religion and characterised by structural and political violence. Read the full essay here.
|Greed the unseen peril on Myanmar's road to democracy|
CISS Associate and Adjunct Associate Professor, Jonathan Bogais' latest article on Myanmar's difficult road to democracy has been featured in the June/July issue of the journal of the Asian Studies Association of Australia. Read the full article here.
|Staff Feature: Dr. Thomas Wilkins explores issues facing the East Asian region today|
In this Staff Feature, CISS staff member Dr. Thomas Wilkins visited Hong Kong and Macau to meet with fellow scholars to discuss security issues in the East Asian region.