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Why a ‘new normal’ might fail in Indonesia and how to fix it

The daily increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Indonesia is a long way from slowing down.

CHL Tales: 跑警报(节选)

Kai Zhang — PhD candidate and tutor in the Modern Chinese program — reads an excerpt from Running Upon Alarms (跑警报) by Wang Cengqi (汪曾祺) in Mandarin.

Alumni profile: Dr Shimona Kealy

Having completed her PhD at the School of Culture, History & Language (CHL) in 2019, Dr Shimona

CHL Tales: Korlomomo and Berrerdberrerd

Maggie Tukumba tells the story of Korlomomo and Berrerdberrerd in Dalabon, introduced by Nick Evans.

Traditional clothes market in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea. Photo: Bundo Kim/Unsplash.

Hyung-a Kim on the forces driving inequality in South Korea

Dr Hyung-a Kim, Associate Professor of Korean politics and history at the School of Culture, History & Language, reached out to let us know about her new book, Korean Skilled Workers: Towar

India’s corona casualties

While many countries are fighting the coronavirus pandemic on health and economic fronts, the unfolding crisis in India has the complicating factors of extreme inequality and Islamophobia.

Giving back to Vanuatu

When unprecedented bushfires raged in Australia early this year, the government of Vanuatu was swift to send aid.


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