Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Effectiveness of value chain interventions for improving livelihood of smallholder farmers in Nepal

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Effectiveness of value chain interventions for improving livelihood of smallholder farmers in Nepal

In this presentation, Diwakar KC, PhD Candidate, Griffith Business School, Griffith University summarises the emergence of value chain approach and its integration to agri-food industry. It further discusses how profit-oriented business driven - VC framework applied in developed nations shifted focus toward achieving broader development goals for poor and marginalized farmers in developing nations like Nepal and other countries in Asia, Africa and world.
Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Governing Civil Society in Cambodia: Implications of the 2015 NGO Law for governance and democracy

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Governing Civil Society in Cambodia: Implications of the 2015 NGO Law for governance and democracy

In this presentation, Dr Melissa Curley, Senior Lecturer of International Relations at The University of Queensland will draw upon recent research on the introduction of the 2015 Law on Associations and Non-governmental Organisations in Cambodia ("NGO Law") from 2011-2017 and explores its connection to the "rule of law' concept.
Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Feminism and Gender Inequality in Xi Jinping's China: A Tough Road Ahead

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Feminism and Gender Inequality in Xi Jinping's China: A Tough Road Ahead

In this presentation, Associate Professor Jane Golley, The Australian National University (ANU) presents a pessimistic picture of gender inequities in China today, reflected in rampant levels of discrimination against women in the labour force, the Chinese government's tightening censorship of feminist ideas and activism.
Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Australian Writers in China in the 1950s-1960s

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar | Australian Writers in China in the 1950s-1960s

In this presentation, Mr Li Jianjun, Senior Lecturer, School of English and International Studies and Director, Australian Studies Centre, Beijing Foreign Studies University demostrates why and how Australian writers were introduced into China and shed light on the cultural exchanges between Australia and China two decades earlier before the establishment of diplomatic relationship between the two countries in 1972.
Perspectives:Asia Lecture | Japan: From Heisei to Reiwa

Perspectives:Asia Lecture | Japan: From Heisei to Reiwa

In this presentation, Bruce Miller AO, Former Australian Ambassador to Japan offers his observations on the imperial transition and the likely direction of Japan in the new era.
Perspectives:Asia Lecture | Fair go, mate: The changing language and practice of Australian values diplomacy in times of uncertainty and risk

Perspectives:Asia Lecture | Fair go, mate: The changing language and practice of Australian values diplomacy in times of uncertainty and risk

In this presentation, Emeritus Professor John Fitzgerald, Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne Uniersity of Technology will discuss the changing language and practice of Australian values and diplomacy in times of uncertainty and risk.