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What Does Myanmar Student Protests Mean for ASEAN?

  Rizky Alif Alvian and Tadzkia Nurshafira Board of Chairman and Head of Advocacy Committee at the Student Council of Faculty of Social and Politicial Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada Justice is at stake in Burma. Two weeks ago, hundreds of student activists were detained by security forces for protesting the new National Education Law this […]

Malaysia’s Chairmanship and Civil Society Engagement in ASEAN

Ahmad Rizky M. Umar, Researcher, ASEAN Studies Centre, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia As Myanmar’s chairmanship in ASEAN will be ended this year, we are now looking forward to transfer the chairmanship to Malaysia next year. Malaysia will host ASEAN Summit as well as most of regional forum in ASEAN. In line with the ‘formal’ processes, Malaysia […]

Whither ASEAN Centrality?

Ahmad Rizky Mardhatillah Umar, Research Assistant at ASEAN Studies Center, Universitas Gadjah Mada The South China Sea dispute has been the main focus of this year’s ASEAN summit, which was held twice under Myanmar’s leadership. In a joint statement at the 24th and 25th ASEAN Summit, ASEAN leaders have expressed concerns over increased tension in […]

ASEAN dan Pemberantasan Korupsi

  Ahmad Rizky Mardhatillah Umar, Asisten peneliti di ASEAN Studies Center, Universitas Gadjah Mada  Artikel ini dimuat di Harian Kompas (Siang), 2 Mei 2014   Bisakah ASEAN mendorong pemberantasan korupsi? Seiring dengan semakin dekatnya Komunitas ASEAN, pertanyaan ini lambat laun mulai mengemuka. Apalagi, menjelang Konferensi Tingkat Tinggi (KTT) ASEAN yang tahun ini akan digelar di […]

Seminar – Championing ASEAN Community 2015: Inside Indonesia

Seminar “Championing ASEAN Community 2015: Inside Indonesia” will be held on Thursday, December 11th 2014 at Ruang Seminar MAP UGM, Fisipol UGM Unit II SEKIP, Jalan Prof. Dr. Sardjito, Yogyakarta. The conference will be started at 08.30 AM. Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ir. Dwikorita Karnawati, M. Sc., Ph. D. (Rector of Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta) Registration at ASEAN Studies Center […]

Making ASEAN Democratic

Ahmad Rizky Mardhatillah Umar, Research Assistant at ASEAN Studies Center, Universitas Gadjah Mada ASEAN has held its 24th and 25th Summit in Myanmar this year. The latest Summit has just held this month, discussiong several important topic about ASEAN’s future, including those happened in South China Sea. The ASEAN Summit is formally regarded as the […]

What Does Jokowi’s “Pro-People Diplomacy” Mean for ASEAN?

By Ahmad Rizky Mardhatillah Umar, research assistant at ASEAN Studies Center, Universitas Gadjah Mada Foreign Minister H.E. Retno LP Marsudi has launched her first speech on Indonesia’s Foreign Policy in Wednesday (29/10). At that speech, she embraced several new ideas on what she will do in her term as Foreign Minister and how Indonesia’s foreign policy […]

A new ASEAN community? Many already live it

By Farish Ahmad-Noor, For The Straits Times It is a question that may strike some as being somewhat simple: Where is Asean? However, the simplicity belies a deeper and more complex line of inquiry. In reply, someone may simply pick up a map and point to the region designated as South-east Asia, and say, “There is […]


International Conference on ASEAN Studies 2014 (ICONAS 2014) will be held on Wednesday-Thursday, October 1st – 2nd  2014 at Inna Garuda Hotel, Jalan Malioboro, Yogyakarta. The conference will be started at 09.00 AM.