Nationalism

Briefing paper

19 Feb 2019
9

Every year around Waitangi Day there is debate about what the day is, and whether it should continue as it is. So what is Waitangi Day? Is it a day of protest? A day of commemoration? A day of celebration? A day at the beach?...

Briefing paper

6 Nov 2018
21

This briefing paper considers the legacies of the New Zealand Wars and how they feature in the national consciousness.

Conference paper

Melbourne’s Bread and Cheese Club and postwar literary urban conservationism
18 Jun 2018
11

The origins of a conservation ethos in the urban Australia of the late 1960s and early 1970s is commonly assumed to stem from international influences. Yet there is also a local cultural element to this urban conservationism, the recognition, celebration and preservation of historic environments,...

Briefing paper

30 Nov 2017
10

The first of a three-part series exploring different aspects of the referendum on whether New Caledonia will become an independent state or remain under French sovereignty.

Report

27 Apr 2017
25

This Analysis examines the durability of contemporary resource nationalism in Indonesia. It argues that structural features of the post-Suharto political economy have sustained the nationalist policy trajectory that emerged during the boom.

Report

19 Jan 2017
33

Abstract

On Easter Day 1916, the radical Irish Republican Brotherhood launched a rebellion against British rule with support from the Irish Volunteers. In the hope of inspiring a mass movement across they country, the rebels occupied a number of key buildings across Dublin...

Report

8 Nov 2016
142

Summary

After Indonesia experienced a surge in economic growth between 2010 and 2014, its Gross Domestic Product growth rate has slowed, sinking from 6.2 per cent in 2010 to 4.8 per cent in 2015. While the Indonesian Government can do little to combat...

Commentary

Article

27 Jun 2016
234

Europe, outsiders, parties, experts, London, the United Kingdom itself – all were rejected in Britain’s referendum

here are days that concentrate decades. 23–24 June 2016, when Britain voted to leave the European Union, was one. The decision to end forty-three years of economic...

Journal article

23 Feb 2016
85

President Joko Widodo will not be able to achieve his ambitious development goals without foreign investment, but the measures he must take to encourage foreign investment will upset Indonesians' nationalist sensibilities.

Key findings:

The greatest success of Jokowi’s administration has been the...

Journal article

12 Feb 2016
103

Debates concerning the nature, purpose and importance of Australian values have resurfaced in Australia following the election of the Liberal-led Coalition Government in September 2013. Two dominant discourses on Australian values have emerged within recent government rhetoric and public policy, both of which have included...

Commentary

Article

22 Nov 2015
138

Even before the Paris terrorist attacks, far-right groups in Europe were capitalising on anti-Muslim sentiment. In Australia there's been a surge in support for extremist organisations like the United Patriots Front and Reclaim Australia. Christine El-Khoury asks how far their hate will go.

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Working paper

30 Oct 2015
91

Islamisation of laws in Pakistan has been severally explained as a revival of Islam, as the implementation of the vision of Pakistan formulated as Objective Resolution in 1949 passed by the Constituent Assembly soon after its independence in 1949. It is justified as a requirement...

Journal article

7 Oct 2015
114

On 11 December 2005 at Sydney’s Cronulla Beach about 5000 Australians, mostly young men from Sutherland Shire, wrapped themselves in Australian flags and asserted that Cronulla Beach belonged to them through abusive language against Lebanese Australians. Subsequently, on 12 December 2005 a group of Australians...

Commentary

Article

27 Sep 2015
34

A "redshirts" movement in Malaysia has emerged from the politically charged interaction between three key organising principles in Malaysian public life: race, religion and a sixty-year-old government in crisis.

They reflect a confluence of forces unleashed by the critically important election result in 2013,...

Journal article

23 Sep 2015
35

Abstract: Since 1957, Malaysian public life has been organized around a historic conflation of three important political themes: “race, religion and royalty”, or “3R”, all of which are purportedly championed and defended by the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO). This article explores how this...

Discussion paper

12 Aug 2015
73

The formal curricular and pedagogical elements of schooling in Solomon Islands have as yet largely failed to fulfil their potential as a ‘stepping-stone to national consciousness’.

Abstract

The paper is structured as follows. In the first section, we provide an analysis of...

Transcript

30 Jul 2015
248

In this speech at the Australian National University, Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, reflects "on the state of racism in Australian society – in particular some of the emerging challenges we face in combating prejudice, bigotry and discrimination.

"For example, as made clear by...

Journal article

28 Jun 2015
72

Changes in the conception of the Australian court system occurred in parallel with fundamental shifts in the creation, formulation and discernment of national identity.

Abstract

The history of Australian federal courts, from the creation of the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration...

Discussion paper

22 Jun 2015
71

Abstract: This paper provides an account of the rise and fall of chiefly leadership and the apparent ebbing of a longstanding ideology of traditionalism among indigenous Fijians in the context of national politics and of the claims made in the name of indigenous nationalism....

Commentary

Article

19 May 2015
19

Indonesia’s Papua, covering its two easternmost provinces, simmers with the highest levels of deadly violence — inter-ethnic, electoral, land-related and domestic — in the country. Home to a Melanesian and largely Christian indigenous population, it became part of Indonesia in 1969 after a highly contested...

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