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PR University Freiburg - Neither a market or a black market In Cambodia Robert John is researching the social, economic and scientific aspects of the trade in sand .

PR University Freiburg -  Neither a market or a black market In Cambodia Robert John is researching the social, economic and scientific aspects of the trade in sand .

Sand is in demand wherever cities are growing. Robert John has researched all the operations connected with the trade in sand, taking Cambodia, where construction is booming, as his example. And to meet demand, sand sometimes also trickles through dubious channels. John hopes his findings could help to moderate the negative effects of the trade.

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The Lowy Institute I The tiny African country making a big case against Myanmar

The Lowy Institute I The tiny African country making a big case against Myanmar

The plight of the Rohingya has had the world’s attention for years. What made Gambia stand up and do something about it? A article from Antje Missbach and Fransisca Zanker

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Asia Dialogue | Southeast Asia's competitive sub-regionalism

8 April 2019, Jürgen Rüland about overlap and superfluity of sub-regional fora in Southeast Asia.

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The Jakarta Post | Jürgen Rüland explains why ASEAN needs a regional Parliament

In a guest article Prof. Rüland explains that the existing Asian Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) is merely "a façade of legitimacy" vested with very few rights and meeting only once a year. He argues that ASEAN's decision impact a large part of the Southeast Asian population and therefore the organization needs to "become more inclusive and accountable". In his opinion, one way to achieve this would be a reform of AIPA that would make the parliament more representative and powerful.

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Schwäbische Zeitung | Interview with Stefan Rother

Stefan Rother is interviewed about the UN Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration and its results and consequences.

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Badische Zeitung | Stefan Rother on the Conference on the Global Compact for Migration

Stefan Rother reports from Marrakesh, Morocco, where he took part in the UN Intergovernemental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration

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Jürgen Rüland on the 20th Asia-Europe Meeting

Comment in the Badische Zeitung on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Asia-Europe Meeting - 13th July 2016

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Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung | Mensch und Insel

Prof. Jürgen Rüland über den Streit um die Spratly-Inseln im Südchinesischen Meer. Quelle: Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, 12. März 2017, Nr.10, S. 63.

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Radio Dreyeckland | Interviews on the refugee crisis in Southeast Asia

In recent months the refugee crisis in Southeast Asia was in the limelight of the media. Members of the Rohingya minority fled by boat from Myanmar and refugee camps in Bangladesh by the thousands due to inhumane living conditions in their home countries.

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TED Talk by Krisztina Kis-Katos

Krisztina Kis-Katos held a lecture on Globalization and the poor at a TEDx Conference in Stuttgart in which she challenges conventional wisdom on the relationship between Globalization and the poor.

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Radio Dreyeckland | Anna Fünfgeld interviews Yandry Kuniawan on Jokowi's election

On 20 October 2014, Jokowi will be sworn into office as the new president of Indonesia. This is the third time since Indonesian independence in 1945 that the head of state was directly elected. Anna Fünfgeld, methodology and project coordinator, interviews Yandri Kuniawan, PhD student, on the elections in Indonesia and the political situation in the country.

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Life Week | Quote by Jürgen Rüland on the Indonesian presidential election

See below for an article in which Jürgen Rüland was quoted on the election of Jokowi in Indonesia in the Chinese publication Life Week.

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Acumen | Stefan Rother on the ASEAN Youth Forum 2014

The Burmese Magazine Acumen has a contribution by our researcher Stefan Rother on the ASEAN Youth Forum.

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Report on the Workshop of the German Society for Asian Studies' Junior Research Group

Report on the Workshop of the German Society for Asian Studies' Junior Research Group

From January 14 to 19, the annual workshop of the junior research group of the German society for Asian Studies took place in Freiburg. See below for a german summary by Raphael Susewind.

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