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B L O G S


RISKS FOR HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES

Humanities and social sciences will wither if they retreat into ideological corners’... more (7/12/18)


DELTA TOWN BLUES

John Henshall’s Downtown Revitalisation and Delta Blues in Clarksdale, Mississippi... more (7/12/18)


A ROYAL (SOCIETY) EVENT

What do artificial intelligence, a stressed global environment and weakening social cohesion have in common?... more (2/12/18) 


FOREIGN INFLUENCE 2

The rise of China as an economic and military power... more (18/11/18)


VALE JOHN BEATON

Dr John Beaton, Director of the Academy of Social Sciences... more (10/11/18)


POLITICAL ARTY PARTY

Politics is enduring, yet often frustrating...more (24/10/18)


A BRIEF MANIFESTO

I had my say on populism. Now the future ideas ...more (17/10/18)


GEOGRAPHERS WHO ARE PM S

Two Prime Ministers have university degrees in geography...more (16/10/18)


POPULISM STRIKES

Populism has a striking influence on the political landscape...more (11/10/18)


AVE ATQUE VALE

Hail and farewell friends and colleagues from the social sciences...more (5/10/18)


REVISITING THE ASIA PACIFIC

Understanding Contemporary Asia Pacific was published in 2007...more (20/9/18)

2017 Blog

  1. Bullet The last blog of 2017

  2. Bullet Thank you Bonnie

  3. Bullet Brisbane art experience

  4. Bullet New foreign policy white paper

  5. Bullet A writer-moralist

  6. Bullet Creative city woes

  7. Bullet A Writing Life

  8. Bullet On Keating

  9. Bullet Making headlines

  10. Bullet Shanghai on Townske

  11. Bullet Changchun story

  12. Bullet The summer of love

  13. Bullet Changchun conference

  14. Bullet The art of innovative cities

  15. Bullet Subtle moments

  16. Bullet Clive’s Trump moment

  17. Bullet Talking to My Country

  18. Bullet Farewell, 457

  19. Bullet Behind the Curtain

  20. Bullet The spy’s son

  21. Bullet Creative non-fiction

  22. Bullet East Asia’s innovation cities

  23. Bullet History as time travel

  24. Bullet Cities and innovation rankings

  25. Bullet Apocalypse now

  26. Bullet On Instagram

  27. Bullet Everywhere I Look

  28. Bullet Second Half First

  29. Bullet First day of 2017


New Times Higher Education


  1. BulletHumanities and social sciences will wither if they retreat into ideological corners‘ 8/12/18

  2. BulletCould limiting foreign influence also limit overseas income?’ 30/8/18







New Project Artistica


  1. Bullet #1 Port Moresby: university days

  2. Bullet#2 Place, Emotion, Memory: Papua New Guinea

  3. Bullet#6 Grey Suits and Red Stars: Vietnam 1983

  4. Bullet#7 The Socialist City Vietnam



New Books and Writers

Book Reviews 2008-2018


  1. Bullet Bob Carr Run For Your Life Coming soon

  2. Bullet Clive Hamilton  Silent Invasion. China’s Influence in Australia

  3. Bullet Gareth Evans Incorrigible Optimist. A Political Memoir

  4. Bullet Philippe Paquet Simon Lays. Navigator Between Two Worlds

  5. Bullet Bernadette Brennan A Writing Life: Helen Garner







International University Campuses and the Knowledge Economy: The University City Project in Adelaide’. On the Global Policy and Wiley Online Library sites (November 2014).


City-university strategies and foreign branch campuses: competing in the global knowledge economy’ is accessible on the Woodrow Wilson Center website (October 2013).





    



Planning Asian Cities: Risks and Resilience, edited by Stephen Hamnett and Dean Forbes (Routledge, London, 2011)

paperback

eBook








Townske. Uncover Cities Through People You Like.

I write as llonach. My Guides:


  1. Bullet New The Kimberley

  2. Bullet Recent Vietnam in 17 days

  3. Bullet Updated Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart

  4. Bullet Shanghai

  5. Bullet Santorini, Athens, Meteora

  6. Bullet Buenos Aires in 11 1/2 Days

  7. Bullet Updated! Pyrmont: Sydney

  8. Bullet Central Coast Beaches: Sydney

  9. Bullet Reading Sydney

  10. Bullet Coffee & Cafe: Shelly Beach, Toowoon Bay, Long Jetty  

  11. Bullet Singapore Arts and Heritage District

  12. Bullet A Coffee at Glenelg

  13. Bullet U Street, Washington DC

  14. Bullet Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Washington DC


Townske on the Singapore Parkroyal Site





























Yezore Dimer: Ethiopian film







Dean Forbes


  1. Bullet Twitter Page

  2. Bullet LinkedIn Page

  3. Bullet Facebook Page

  4. Bullet Instagram Page New!








Online Short-Reads


  1. Bullet Policy Forum Asia Pacific Policy Society ANU

  2. Bullet The Interpreter Lowy Institute

  3. Bullet John Menadue Pearls and Irritations

  4. Bullet Opinion & Analysis Global Policy

  5. Bullet The Conversation

  6. Bullet The Impact Blog London School of Economics

  7. Bullet Campus Morning Mail

  8. Bullet Global Higher Ed

  9. Bullet University World News





 
2018 Blog
 Risks for humanities, soc sciences
 Delta town blues
 A royal (society) event
 Foreign influence 2
 Vale John Beaton
 Political arty party
 A brief manifesto
 Geographers who are PMs
 Populism strikes
 Ave atque vale 
 Revisiting the Asia Pacific
 I’m a newspaper tragic
 Foreign influence 1
 The Kimberley
 Poldark is back
 PNG’s articulate DPM
 Chinese students undeterred
 The Socialist City Vietnam
 Vale Tom Wolfe
 Grey suits and red stars #6
 The Malaysian election
 Townske Vietnam
 10 blogging years
 Don’t shoot me, I’m a reader
 MONA on Townske
 Wilson Center
 Incorrigible optimist 
 Shuffling into 2018 Blog.htmlshapeimage_10_link_0

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