Dr Nicholas Farrelly

School of International, Political and Strategic Studies
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Dr Nicholas Farrelly is Associate Dean (Development and Impact), in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.  His research is focussed on Southeast Asian politics and societies, with an emphasis on Myanmar and Thailand. He examines relationships between government control, spatial organisation and political conflict.

In 2006, Nicholas founded New Mandala, a website which has gone on to become the pre-eminent public forum in Southeast Asian Studies. He is also the Director of the ANU Myanmar Research Centre.

After graduating from the ANU in 2003 with First Class Honours and the University Medal in Asian Studies, he completed his MPhil and DPhil at Balliol College, University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

Key interests:

Southeast Asian politics and societies, political conflict, Myanmar, Thailand, militaries, Tai ethno-politics, the Kachin, Naypyitaw, the Internet.

Asia (South East) - Burma
Asia (South East) - Thailand

My news stories

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14 October 2016
Follow the ANU New Mandala blog for rolling coverage of the issues surrounding King Bhumibol Adulyadej's death and succession....
The ASEAN experiment
22 June 2016
In this video recorded on the sidelines of the Crawford Australian Leadership Forum, Dr Nicholas Farrelly discusses the future of...