Bridget Welsh is a Senior Research Associate at NTU, a Senior Associate Fellow of THC and a University Fellow of CDU. She is also an Honorary Research Associate at University of Nottingham Malaysia’s Asia Research Institute (UNARI). She analyzes Southeast Asian politics, especially Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Indonesia. She is committed to engagement and empowerment.
Monthly archive December, 2011

Democracy is Shining in the Dark

Largely driven by ordinary citizens, often connected through the social media, Southeast Asia is experiencing important and substantive political change. In this year of the Arab Spring, attention has centered on developments in the Middle East. With street protests and elections, amidst violence, there is no question that the region has experienced a profound political...

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Thuy’s Dream

Sometimes in life, someone touches your spirit. It can come on unexpectedly and leave just as quickly. In recent years, one of those inspiring people was Hoa – a former student and friend who passed away in October 2010 of cancer. She was 27 years old. The story of her inspiriting life can be found...

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