Past events

20
Jul
2017

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs Orientation Session

Various speakers

Dr Jeremy Youde, Deputy Director of Education, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, warmly invites all postgraduate students commencing their studies in the Master of Diplomacy, Master of...

Two Australian military policemen guard Japanese prisoners outside the court on Labuan Island, Borneo, December 1945. The prisoners are (from left): Lieutenant Ojima, Lieutenant Yamamoto, Captain Nakata and Captain Takino. All four were sentenced to death by shooting for their ill-treatment of prisoners during the war. [AWM 123170]
17
Jul
2017

Book Launch: Japanese War Criminals

Launch by Professor Michael Wesley

“I cannot think of a similar work with such a broad scope…This book is a product of an enormous, novel, research effort and it shows…”

All four authors of this important book...

13
Jul
2017

Graduation Celebration Lunch

MC - Associate Professor Brendan Taylor

We will again be hosting a lunch in celebration of the hard work and commitment of our graduating cohort of undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree students. As well, we want to...

11
Jul
2017

In Plain Sight: Impunity and Human Rights in Thailand

Tyrell Haberkorn

Abstract Across regimes both dictatorial and democratic since the end of the absolute monarchy in 1932, Thai citizens have experienced a range of forms of extrajudicial violence at the hands of...

03
Jul
2017

Buying Votes in Indonesia: Partisans, Personal Networks and Winning Margins

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

How prevalent is vote buying in Indonesia, and how effective is it? My PhD research deals with these two questions that have vexed scholars for the last 15 years. Using data from nationally...

27
Jun
2017

Thai Press Accounts and Images of the 2016 Royal Succession

Peter Jackson

Abstract From the death of Thailand’s King Bhumibol on 13 October 2016 until the formal accession to the throne of his son and appointed successor King Maha Vajiralongkorn on 1 December, there...

Image: Emma Sky and Gen. Ray Odierno, Multi-National Force - Iraq commanding general, walks through a local market in Khalis, Iraq, with Soldiers from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Jan. 24. (28 January 2009)  Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flickr_-_The_U.S._Army_-_www.Army.mil_(4).jpg
21
Jun
2017

The Iraq war and the end of Pax Americana

Emma Sky, Director, World Fellows, Yale Jackson Institute

What were the reasons for the 2003 invasion of Iraq; why Iraq disintegrated into civil war; the successes and failure of US policies; and how has the war brought to an end Pax Americana.

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13
Jun
2017

Local security in the contested Bangsamoro zone: Informality, hybridity and pragmatic imperatives

Steven Rood

Abstract The Bangsamoro area in the southern Philippines is a contested space where state security forces (military, police, paramilitary) face various armed groups – Moro insurgents, violence...

08
Jun
2017

Sago production in the Sepik foothills of Papua New Guinea

John Sowei

A case study of the process of agriculture change of the Beli people of Rangwe

The population in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been growing at an average rate of 2.5% per annum. Rural people in PNG...

08
Jun
2017

Integrated Asia: Australia’s Dangerous New Strategic Geography

Professor Nick Bisley

Globalization and major power rivalry are creating a China-centric integrated Asian strategic system, drawing together the once-discrete theatres of Northeast, Southeast, South and Central Asia....

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