Journal

New Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs 2/2018

The latest issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs provides insights into Vietnam's strategic positioning in international trade and the relationship between money and violence in the Philippine war on drugs, and more.

Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs Vol. 37, No. 2 (2018)

Research Articles

  • Sophie Deprez: The Strategic Vision behind Vietnam’s International Trade Integration
    Abstract | PDF
  • Steffen Bo Jensen, Karl Hapal: Police Violence and Corruption in the Philippines: Violent Exchange and the War on Drugs
    Abstract | PDF
  • Gabriele Giovannini: Power and Geopolitics along the Mekong: The Laos–Vietnam Negotiation on the Xayaburi Dam
    Abstract | PDF
  • Tine Destrooper: Neglecting Social and Economic Rights Violations in Transitional Justice: Long-Term Effects on Accountability
    Abstract | PDF

Research Notes

  • Andy Buschmann: Introducing the Myanmar Protest Event Dataset: Motivation, Methodology, and Research Prospects
    Abstract | PDF

Book Reviews

  • Gerhard Hoffstaedter: Book Review: Missbach, Antje: Troubled Transit: Asylum Seekers Stuck in Indonesia
    Abstract | PDF

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Other News

Workshop |

In the run-up to the World Social Forum on migration from 2 to 4 November in Mexico, the GIZ, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, and the GIGA invited local experts to discuss migration policies. GIGA researchers have outlined the workshop results in a summary paper.

In brief |

Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America, is about to decide, in the Presidential Election run-off on Sunday, 28 October. In how far the corruption scandal, the election campaign of right-wing populist Bolsonaro and the economic crisis have changed the country and its role in global power relations, are just a few of the questions GIGA`s Brazil experts are working on. Current research findings, analyses, and contact information are summarised for you here in our online dossier.

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