Forthcoming Asia Research Centre Public Seminars

Seminars are free. All are Welcome. Spaces will be limited due to the constraints of the venues.

Please contact Sia Kozlowski at if you would like to be advised of upcoming events.


   Trump Shock and the Indo-Pacific: Implications for
   our  Region


   Dr Jeffrey Wilson, Professor Kanishka Jayasuriya
   and Professor Baogang He


   Thursday 23 February, 2017
   5:00pm – 6:30pm


   The Theatre Auditorium
   The University Club of Western Australia
   Hackett Entrance #1
   Hackett Drive, Crawley


 2016 events

  • 17 November seminar by Professor Stephen Smith, UWA Winthrop Professor of Inernational Law on Election aftermath: What the US Election means for Australia-Indonesia relations. In collaboration with the Perth USAsia Centre, Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) and the Indonesia Institute.
  • 3 October seminar by Dr Daniel Twining, Director and Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States, speaking on Whose Century? America, China, and the Future of Global Power. In collaboration with the Perth USAsia Centre.
  • 27 September seminar by Associate Professor Dan Slater, University of Chicago, speaking on Democracy through Strength: Asia's Development and Democratization 
  • 26 August seminar by Professor Motohiro Kurokawa (currently Visiting Professor at the Asia Research Centre) speaking on Economic Development & Design: the Contribution of Creative Industry in Developing Economies
  • 15 June seminar by Zunar, Malaysian Political Cartoonist speaking on To Fight Through Cartoons
  • 31 May seminar by Professor Greg Bankoff, University of Hull, UK, speaking on What happened to the Second World? The Challenges of Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction in Kazakhstan
  • 12 May seminar by Professor Mark Thompson, City University of Hong Kong, speaking on Democracy and its discontents in Southeast Asia
  • 22 April seminar by Sidney Jones, Director, Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict and Navhat Nuraniyah, Associate Research Fellow, CENS, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore, speaking on The Challenges of Confronting ISIS in Indonesia
  • 21 April seminar by Dr Wong Chin Huat, Fellow and Head, Political and Social Analysis Department, Penang Institute, speaking on Najib Razak’s Resilience and Malaysia’s Collective Action Problems
  • 8 March seminar by Professor Benjamin Reilly, Dean, Sir Walter Murdoch School, Murdoch University, speaking on The Region that Ate Theory: Modernization and Democratization in East Asia