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Political Change

Panorama Insights into Asian and European Affairs

In recent years, domestic politics in both Europe and Asia have arguably become less predictable and prone to sudden, unexpected changes. Although domestic volatility is not a new phenomenon in either region, contemporary drivers are analogous and may be a reflection of a new era, with significant implications for both domestic and foreign policies.

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In this issue of our journal, authors reflect on contemporary changes in the domestic political architectures in both Europe and Asia and analyse causes, drivers, and impacts in order to get a better understanding of political renewal. Whether this is for better or worse is dependent in personal interpretation; that both regions undergo significant political change, however, is undisputable.


Christian Echle

The Rise of New-Populism in Europe and Asia

Florian Hartleb

ASEAN Imperfect: The Changing Nature of Southeast Asian Regionalism

Frederick Kliem

Democratisation in Myanmar: Glue or Gloss?

Naing Ko Ko

The Modi Phenomenon and the Re-Making of India

Brahma Chellaney

Political Change in Sri Lanka? Challenges for a Stable Post-Civil War Consensus

Mallika Joseph

Unmasking Duterte’s Populism: Populist Rhetoric versus Policies in the Philippines

Ronald U. Mendoza

Digital Populism and the Social Media Impact on the 2017 Mongolian Presidential Election

Tserenjamts Munkhtsetseg

The European Union’s Institutional Resilience at Times of Domestic Change

Olaf Wientzek

Brexit as a Cause and a Consequence of Political Change in the UK

Simon Usherwood

Understanding the Macron Phenonemenon- The Causes and Consequences of an Unprecedented Political Rise

Birgit Holzer

Viktor Orbán’s Hungary: Orbanist Politics and Philosophy from a Historical Perspective

Gellért Rajcsányi

How Poland is Drifting Away from Liberal Democracy

Piotr Buras

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About this series

"Panorama - Insights into Asian and European Affairs" is a series of occasional contributions published by the Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia/Singapore of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. The individual contributions deal with different topics on Europe and Asia.

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