Performance at home dictates foreign policy success

Shivshankar Menon –  One year after coming to power, the first thing that strikes one about the foreign policy of the Narendra Modi government is its remarkable consistency with that of its predecessor. Even on issues like the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh and the Nuclear Cooperation (or ‘123’) Agreement with the United States – where the Bharatiya Janata Party…

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Be a part of research into ageing

James Martyn –  Ageing can be a challenging phase of life for many reasons as people come to terms with loss of mobility, independence, friends and social activities as well as increased loneliness, disability and isolation. To counter the impact of difficult life changes, I am investigating the effectiveness of a psychological programme to help older people experiencing low mood…

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Pictorial essay on Japan goes on display

Massey News –  An uplifting exhibition of 123 photographs showing aspects of the Tohoku region in Japan before its devastation by the 2011 tsunami and earthquakes, will open at Massey University’s Auckland campus library on July 11. ‘tohoku: Through the Eyes of Japanese Photographers’ is a Japan Foundation travelling exhibition featuring photographs of the region located in north-east Honshu, that…

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