Events September 2017


Rights Lawyers as an Articulating Voice for Rights Defence and Constitutionalism in China

FENG Chongyi
In the legal and political landscape of China today, there is a distinct group of “rights defence lawyers (weiquan lüshi)”, who take on politically sensitive cases, confront the state power and push for constitutionalism which limits the power of the government and safeguard the rights of citizens by the rule of law. They are targeted by the party-state for political suppression and routinely abused by the security apparatus.

2017 Indonesia Update - Indonesia in the new world: globalisation, nationalism and sovereignty

Pascal Lamy, former Director-General of the World Trade Organisation; Professor Mari Pangestu, University of Indonesia; Dr M Chatib Basri, University of Indonesia; Emeritus Professor Anthony Reid, ANU; plus many more.

Today globalisation is much more complex than just the issues of increased protectionism or anti-globalisation.

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