Announcement | 11 Feb 2021
Academics condemn unconstitutional attack on democracy in Myanmar
The coup by the military in Myanmar is invalid and confronts the people’s hope that they can live in a fully democratic society, the academics say.
Opinion | 09 Feb 2021
Axing protection for national strategic languages is no way to build ties with Asia
The Australian government has dropped protections for language programs as universities are announcing plans to end Asian languages courses. That's a mistake in the Asian Century.
Opinion | 07 Jul 2020
Southeast Asian democracies in declining health amid COVID-19
An illiberal turn across the region has been exacerbated by the pandemic. Australia should take note.
Achievement | Thought leadership | 06 Aug 2019
Rising populism and gender inclusivity theme of Women in Asia Conference
More than 150 presenters from more than 30 universities in 14 Asian countries spoke at the UNSW event.
Achievement | Opinion | 16 Apr 2019
Duterte-era populism and gender will be in focus at Women in Asia Conference
Scholars from across the globe will gather at UNSW to discuss how changing gender norms intersect with populism’s appeal in Asia.
06 Dec 2017
Crisis in Myanmar – its origins and our response
Dr Melissa Crouch participated in a panel discussion for The Lowy Institute on 5 December 2017.Over half a million Rohingya have fled Myanmar into neighbouring Bangladesh since 25 August, bringing with them accounts of crimes against humanity by Myanmar security forces and local mobs.
16 Nov 2017
Muslims, NGOs, and the future of democratic space in Myanmar
Dr Melissa Crouch recently spoke to Catherine Scheer and Giuseppe Bolotta of The Religious Studies Project (13 November 2017) regarding her research on Myanmar’s Muslim population and the role played by the international community in
12 Sep 2017
The twisted politics of terrorism in Myanmar
Opinion: Melissa Crouch, the Interpreter, 12 September 2017.
07 Sep 2017
ADB Program To Improve Commercial Law Skills
On 29 August 2017, UNSW Law hosted the graduation ceremony in Yangon for 36 lawyers who completed the UNSW/ADB Professional Legal Education in Commercial and Corporate Law Training Program.The training program was designed and run by a team at UNSW Law led by Dr Melissa Crouch. The intensive training course ran from April to July 2017 and included training on contract law, company law, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, and environmental law.