ASEAN’s ‘Dynamic Digital Citizens’ meet at social entrepreneurs workshop

Business and government
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Social entrepreneurs from the ASEAN region and Queensland gathered in Brisbane March 14-15 for the workshop, ‘Dynamic Digital Citizenship: Young Social Entrepreneurs in ASEAN and Australia’ at Griffith University South Bank campus. Griffith Asia Institute Director, Professor Caitlin Byrne, and Griffith Asia Institute member, Dr Luis Cabrera, hosted the participants who travelled from Vietnam, Indonesia, […]

Regionally Speaking: Cultural Advocacy, Diplomacy and Leadership from ASEAN to Australia

Arts Education Law
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In mid-February 2018, Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) Director Professor Caitlin Byrne and Professor Ruth Bereson, Dean (Academic) Arts, Education and Law group, designed and led the project “Regionally Speaking: Cultural Advocacy, Diplomacy and Leadership from ASEAN to Australia”. The five-day Regionally Speaking project, made possible with funding from the Australia-ASEAN Council (Department of Foreign Affairs […]

Griffith researcher partners with Taiwanese institutions to inform economic policies

Department of International Business and Asian Studies
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Griffith Senior Lecturer, Dr Byung Min travelled to Taipai last month to commence his research project ‘Family firms and research and development’ as part of his Taiwan Fellowship 2018. The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) is the largest think-tank for Taiwanese economic policy and is the designated partner organisation for the project.   Fellow […]

Scholarships help realise study goals

Alumni
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For Griffith University students Rebecca Holohan and Timothy McMillan, their studies would not be possible without the help of university scholarships. Rebecca says without the support from the scholarships, she would struggle to complete her studies in Business and International Tourism – largely because of the travel involved from her Mission Beach home in North […]

Debating China and International Order

Centre for Governance and Public Policy
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By Diego Leiva, School of Government and International Relations On 17th and 18th of January 2018, the Griffith Asia Institute, with generous support of the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, hosted a conference on “Debating China and International Order: Contending Perspectives on the Rise of China”. Leading scholars from Australia, mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, […]

Sustaining livelihoods in an Indonesian dryland environment

Department of International Business and Asian Studies
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Living in a remote area has many disadvantages, especially in dryland regions where poor access to water means households are not growing food at home, drinking insufficient water, and paying less attention to personal and public hygiene. During her Griffith University PhD research fieldwork in rural West Timor, Dr Yenny Tjoe experienced this challenge first-hand […]