May 2019

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01
May
2019

Book Launch: Illiberal Transitional Justice and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Professor Bina D'Costa
In this book, Rebecca Gidley examines the creation and operation of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a hybrid domestic/international tribunal tasked with putting senior leaders of the Khmer Rouge on trial. She argues that the ECCC should be considered an example of...

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01
May
2019

Strategise your career: International Security Studies mid-degree career info session

ANU Careers, SDSC
ANU Careers and the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) warmly invite all current mid-degree International Security Studies students to attend the upcoming info session, ‘Strategise your career’. This is an opportunity to hear from and speak directly with graduate employers to help you...

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American Marines march with local children down street of Zegra, Kosovo
02
May
2019

Finishing the job or mission creep? How American Presidents justify humanitarian intervention exit strategies

Anna Samson
In this seminar, Anna Samson will show how we can use US presidential rhetoric as a way to understand exit strategy dynamics in humanitarian interventions.

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03
May
2019

Distinguished Guest Seminar: Professor Andrew J. Strathern & Professor Pamela J. Stewart (Strathern)

Professor Andrew J. Strathern & Professor Pamela J. Stewart (Strathern)
DPA is honored to host a late-notice seminar with leading University of Pittsburgh-based anthropologists Andrew J. Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart, on the subject of Current Arenas of Research: The Pacific. The seminar will be informal and will provide an opportunity for scholars working in Papua...

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07
May
2019

Asia's economic outlook: what are the risks?

Various
Amid slowing global growth, weaker external demand and rising protectionism, the near-term prospects for the East Asian region are expected to be softer, while the longer term economic fundamentals remain intact. But risks are elevated.

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09
May
2019

The use of foreign judges on courts of constitutional jurisdiction in Pacific island states

Anna Dziedzic
The global norm is that, by law or by practice, judges will be citizens of the state they serve. Yet, in Pacific island states foreign judges regularly sit on the highest domestic courts and determine constitutional matters.

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Image: Siem Reap 2015 Bryon Lippincott Flickr CC
13
May
2019

The Role of the Arts in Cambodia’s Transitional Justice Process: Repairing the Soul of a Nation

Professor Renée Jeffery, Griffith University
Forty years after the end of the Khmer Rouge period, the arts are not only experiencing an ongoing revival in Cambodia but have assumed a central role in its attempt to come to grips with its violent past.

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15
May
2019

Cyber security, data protection and privacy: Exploring the intersections between law, technology and policy

Dr Lesley Seebeck, Professor Sally Wheeler OBE, Professor Roderic Broadhurst, Dr Dominique Dalla-Poz
As technological capability advances, so too does the threat of cybercrime. Cyber insecurity and data breaches present significant risks to industry, government, national security and the wider community, including reputational damage and legal repercussions. Cyber security is a shared...

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Image by Johan Fantenberg on Flickr.
15
May
2019

From coups to crises: where next for Thailand?

Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies, and an Assoc
After a coup, a new constitution and a controversial election, Thailand’s political future remains as uncertain as ever.

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Image: Great Wall of China GSMatthews Flickr CC
20
May
2019

China, Development, and Bretton Woods: The Role of Shared Ideas in Order Transition

Dr Amy King, SDSC
Transitions in order are not only products of transitions in power, but also products of transitions in shared ideas. This seminar examines the role of shared ideas through the lens of China’s involvement in shaping the transition to a post-World War II economic order at Bretton Woods.

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Dr Hugo Slim- ICRC
20
May
2019

Practising Humanity amid Changing Conflict

Dr Hugo Slim (Head of Policy, ICRC), Prof Toni Erskine (Director, Coral Bell School), A/Prof Bina D&
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. The Conventions and their protocols form the core of international humanitarian law and preserve common humanity in the midst of conflict.

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21
May
2019

Getting the Australia-China relationship right

Various
The panel will provide a critical examination of the issues that need to be addressed in order to realise the Australia-China relationship’s potential.

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Professor Joan Beaumont, Professor Evelyn Goh, Dr Aurore Chow, Dr Amy King, Dr Meighen McCrae, Dr Joanne Wallis
29
May
2019

SDSC International Security Women Scholars and their Scholarship

Professor Joan Beaumont, Professor Evelyn Goh, Dr Aurore Chow, Dr Amy King, Dr Meighen McCrae and Dr
Join us at this end-of-semester academic career reception to unpack and explore assumptions and challenges surrounding gender in international security scholarship and this academic career path. Meet the growing cohort of women academics researching and teaching international security at the...

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