November 2017

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20
Nov
2017

2017 Vietnam Update: The Politics of Life

Various international, national and ANU speakers
The 2017 Vietnam Update is dedicated to examining the politics of life in contemporary Vietnam

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21
Nov
2017

Private Standards and Norm Contestation: The Credibility Politics of Palm Oil Sustainability

Professor Helen E.S Nesadurai School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University Malaysia
Joint SDSC-IR Seminar Palm oil, a major global agricultural commodity, has long been condemned for driving deforestation, carbon emissions and social conflict, especially in its principal producers of Indonesia and Malaysia. Here, economic development priorities and the patronage-based palm oil...

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22
Nov
2017

Global Allies - public lecture and book launch

Launched by: Her Excellency Ms Unni Kløvstad, Norwegian Ambassador to Australia
You are invite to attend a public lecture and book launch on the book Global Allies by Professor Michael Wesley, Dean, College of Asia & the Pacific. The public lecture will start at 5.00pm - 6.00pm in Lecture Theatre 1 Hedley Bull Building. Book Launch 6.00pm - 7.00pm in the Atrium, Hedley...

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27
Nov
2017

Chinese Power and the Idea of a 'Responsible State' in a Changing World Order

Professor Rosemary Foot, University of Oxford
This lecture forms part of the annual Robert O’Neill War Studies Lecture series. Emeritus Professor Robert O’Neill, AO was Head of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) from 1971 to 1982 and remains an active part of the academic community.

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27
Nov
2017

Unwinnable Wars: Afghanistan and the Limits of Western Military Power

Professor Theo Farrell, The University of Wollongong
This lecture will explore what went wrong in Afghanistan and tease out the lessons for the utility of western military power.

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Variety of Indian spices
29
Nov
2017

Legacies of Partition, South Asia at Seventy: Reflections, Political and Personal

Emeritus Professor Robin Jeffrey, FAHA, FASSA
Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have experienced immense improvements and remarkable changes in the seventy years since independence. Average life expectancy in 1947 was barely 40; today it is nearly 70. Literacy has risen and poverty fallen.

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