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Joan Beaumont

Our mob served

31 October 2017

For years now, contingents of Indigenous Australians have marched in the wake of traditional ANZAC Day parades holding banners calling for the recognition of colonial frontier wars. The issue of...

Robert Cribb and other recipients of NSW Premier literary prize

Putting history on trial

31 October 2017

Nearly 6000 Japanese military personnel were tried for war crimes at the end of the Second World War. Professor Robert Cribb points out there is a Wikipedia entry for the famous Tokyo Trials but no...

Gerard McCarthy and Buddhist Burmese monks

Myanmar: Narratives of communal violence

31 October 2017

In Myanmar last year, Gerard McCarthy spent hours talking with local merchants who had gone village to village dispersing propaganda sermons from Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu. In 2013 Wirathu...

Solomon Islands- locals strategising election day logistics

Constituency funds in the Solomon Islands

31 October 2017

Public funds directly allocated to elected officials for use in their electorates are often referred to as Constituency Development Funds (CDFs). Since the turn of the millennium the use of such...

Haroro Ingram at the ANU Info Wars Conference

Talking down terror

30 October 2017

Global leaders need to rethink the way they talk about terrorism. Whenever a politician denounces a terror attack as an attack on all democracies everywhere, on freedoms everywhere they are stepping...

Indian man looking at tiger skins

Beyond borders: Trading in tiger skin

30 October 2017

Unlike a pangolin, Tokay gecko or similar victim of the illegal wildlife trade, poaching a tiger takes some skill. And that, really, forms the crux of Professor Lorraine Elliott’s research into...

Pacific Research Program launch with Julie Bishop

Minister for Foreign Affairs launches the Pacific Research Program

24 October 2017

On Tuesday 24 October the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, launched the Pacific Research Program. The PRP is a consortium led by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia...

Peter Greste

Widening definitions of terrorism threaten press freedom, warns Peter Greste

18 October 2017

By CAP student correspondent Diana Tung Journalist Peter Greste has spoken out against limitations to journalistic freedoms imposed by new anti-terror laws during a recent event at The Australian...

President Trump and President Xi

Who will be the adult in the room on North Korea?

14 October 2017

Two spoiled, narcissistic, self-deluded bully boys — US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un — are playing a game of nuclear weapons ‘chicken’ at the world’s expense. This game...

Deborah receiving the award (with Air Vice Marshal Roxley McLennan (Retd), who presented the award on the right, and USI President, Major General Mike Crane (Retd) on the left).

SDSC PhD candidate Deborah Jeppesen awarded the Royal United Services Institute of Australia Leo Mahoney Bursary

3 October 2017

Deborah Jeppesen, who is undertaking her PhD at SDSC under Dr. Aurore Chow, has been awarded the Royal United Services Institute of Australia Leo Mahoney Bursary. The award was made on the basis of...

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