Photography lecturer recognised for work in Cambodia

Arts Education Law
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For Griffith students studying abroad, the destination isn't a place, but a new way of seeing things. One of the university's most successful short-term mobility programs is the annual photography in-field trip to Cambodia, where students spend time on assignment with local NGOs to capture the country's untold stories. Queensland College of Art Photography Program Director Dr Heather Faulkner has been recognised with a Griffith Internationalisation Award for her leadership of the program over the past eight years.

Student photographers turn lens on Cambodia

Alumni
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Griffith photography, film and journalism students recently travelled to Cambodia for a three-week study tour, revealing some of the country's untold stories. The tour involved masterclasses and workshops, followed by an intensive storytelling project which gave students the opportunity to work in the local community with a team of international mentors.

The troubling reality of Southeast Asia’s ‘democratic recession’

Business and government
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By Dr Diego Fossati and Dr Lee Morgenbesser Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy The notion that democracy had triumphed over authoritarianism became an irresistible conclusion following the downfall of the Soviet Union. In what amounted to a historic transformation, 46 countries transitioned to democracy between 1991 and 2006. This process […]

Photography graduate chases stories in Cambodia

QCA Photography graduate Eliah Lillis
Arts Education Law
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Recent Queensland College of Art (QCA) graduate Eliah Lillis is living the dream, working as a photographer at Cambodia’s only international award-winning newspaper, The Phnom Penh Post. Eliah graduated from QCA in 2016 with a Photography degree majoring in Photojournalism and Photographic Artistic Practice. This latest opportunity at The Phnom Penh Post arose after travelling […]

Expanding horizons for Griffith students

Grace Mullins
Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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Environmental Engineering student, Grace Mullins, kicked off her final year of study by participating in a ‘Dialogues of Development’ study tour in Cambodia with Engineers Without borders. “I discovered Engineers Without Borders in my first year at Griffith. By the end of my third year in 2013 I felt that I had developed a strong […]