Past events

Image: Flickr CC Scales of Justice Frankfurt Michael Coghlan
30
Nov
2018

Evaluating transitional justice: Gender, money and power

Dr Kirsten Ainley, LSE

The use of ‘transitional justice’ (TJ), including trials, commissions of inquiry, reparations and amnesties, has increased dramatically since the 1990s, with justice seen as a way to end conflict...

27
Nov
2018

The family context and its role in making Jihadists: the case of the families of Jihadists in Indonesia

Haula Noor

Abstract It is clear to scholars of terrorism that family ties are important in facilitating involvement of individuals in terrorism especially for those who were born into families with a...

23
Nov
2018

Anatomies of Revolution

Associate Professor George Lawson

There are two main ways of approaching the study of revolution in the contemporary world – and they are both wrong. On the one hand, revolutions appear to be everywhere: on the streets of Kobane,...

22
Nov
2018

CAP Joint History-IR Workshop: ‘History of International Relations in the 21st Century: A search for an inter-disciplinary approach in conversation with George Lawson

Associate Professor George Lawson

Knowledge of history of international relations influences how we understand current international affairs. While the IR discipline has been significant in shaping this knowledge, there has been a...

20
Nov
2018

Preserving and promoting multilateralism to address 21st century challenges

Dr Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

In recent years, international institutions, multilateral agreements, and long-established global norms have come under pressure at a seemingly unprecedented rate. This is particularly alarming in...

20
Nov
2018

Digesting the New Caledonia Referendum Result: Process, Outcome and Implications

Dr Stewart Firth, Denise Fisher, Nic Maclellan and Scott Robertson

With 56.4 per cent of New Caledonians voting to remain a part of France and 43.6 per cent voting for full independence, the long-awaited referendum was much closer than many expected.

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19
Nov
2018

Book Launch: Transforming Hawai’i: Balancing Coercion and Consent in Eighteenth-Century Kanaka Maoli Statecraft by Paul D’Arcy

Dr Stewart Firth, Dr Paul D'Arcy

This study examines the role of coercion in the unification of the Hawaiian Islands by Kamehameha I between 1782 and 1812 at a time of increasing European contact. Three interrelated themes in...

19
Nov
2018

From Silent to Salient: Re-engaging Local Stories of Chuukese Women

Myjolynne Kim

Chuukese history is an area that continues to be underdeveloped, and the limited written history is largely focused on the colonial presence in the islands. This colonial history, however, is...

16
Nov
2018

Inside the DMZ: Rethinking Security through Visual Autoethnography

Professor Roland Bleiker

This project draws on Professor Roland Bleiker’s personal experience of working in the Korean DMZ to rethink security issues on the peninsula. Using his own photographs and engaging the politics...

15
Nov
2018

Postgraduate Information Evening - Start Studying in 2019

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

Considering graduate study in 2019? Explore your Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs study options at ANU Postgraduate Information Evening.

Coral Bell School staff will be there to...

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