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Academic podcasts
Audiopelago , ANU - Indonesia
Melbourne Asia Review
Myanmar podcasts, ANU
NewBooks.Asia, IIAS
Talking Indonesia

Blogs
Administrative Law blog
East Asia Forum, ANU
International Journal of Constitutional Law blog
International Association of Constitutional Law
Indonesia Leaks
New Mandala, ANU
Religious Studies Project
The Interpreter, The Lowy Institute
Verfassugnsblog, On matters constitutional (Germany)

Academic and research institutes
Asian Australian Studies Research Network
Asian Law and Society Association
Asian Studies Association of Australia
Asian Law Institute, ASLI (NUS)
Asian Society of International Law
Association for Asian Studies (US)
Association for Asian Constitutional Studies (AACS)
Association of Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars (AMSEAS)
Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies
Australian Academy for Law
Australian Academy for Social Sciences
Australian Academy of the Humanities
Human Rights Resource Centre, University of Indonesia, Jakarta
Indonesia Council
Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard University
International Convention of Asian Studies (ICAS)
International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL)
International Society of Public Law (ICON)
International Working Group on the Legal Professions
Law and Society Association (USA)
Myanmar Research Centre, ANU
Research Committee on the Sociology of Law (ISA)
Socio-Legal Studies Association (UK)
Southeast Asian Human Rights Network (SEAHRN)
Southeast Asia Studies Centre, Oxford
South Asian Studies Association

Journals
American Journal of Comparative Law
Asian Journal of Comparative Law, NUS
Asian Journal of International Law, NUS
Asian Journal of Law and Society, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Asian Studies Review, Asian Studies Association of Australia
Australian Journal of Asian Law, Melbourne Law School
Comparative Studies in Society and History
Global Constitutionalism
Hague Journal on the Rule of Law
International Journal of Constitutional Law
International and Comparative Law Quarterly
Journal of Asian Studies
Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
Journal of Contemporary Asia
Journal of Islamic Law and Culture
Journal of Islamic Studies
Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law
Law & Social Inquiry
Law & Society Review, Law & Society Association
Modern Law Review
Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
Oxford Journal of Law and Religion
Pacific Affairs, UBC
Political & Legal Anthropology Review

Library Resources
Cornell Southeast Asia Book Chapters
Monash Library Southeast Asia Collection
National Library of Australia, Asia Collection
Yale Southeast Asia Collection

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The impact of Covid-19 on research

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