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23
Mar
2017

Korean politics after the presidential impeachment

Jong-sung You

South Korea’s Constitutional Court upheld President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment on 10 March 2016 after months of peaceful candlelight rallies by millions of people. She faces prosecutorial...

23
Mar
2017

The family context and its role in making jihadists: The case of Indonesian jihadists' families

Haula Noor

This study aims to investigate the family context and the way this may have shaped the development and behaviour of extremists prior to their jihadism and how the family responded to that...

Image: WHO Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) Smallpox/Flickr
21
Mar
2017

The Future of Global Health Governance under the Trump Administration

Jeremy Youde, ANU

The robust growth of global health governance over the past 30 years has signalled the importance attached to global health within international society. The election of Donald Trump in the United...

20
Mar
2017

Regionalism and Colonialism in Contemporary Oceania

Stephanie Lawson

Regionalism in Oceania emerged in a context shaped both by the decolonization movement as well as the Cold War, the dynamics of which are still being played out today. This paper considers two...

15
Mar
2017

Trump, Brexit, and the rise of Populism: Economic have-nots and cultural backlash

Professor Pippa Norris, Harvard University

Rising support for populist parties has disrupted the politics of many Western societies. What explains this phenomenon? Two theories are examined here. Perhaps the most widely-held view of mass...

AIIA Careers Forum 2017
07
Mar
2017

AIIA International Careers Forum 2017

Professor Michael Wesley; DFAT

Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) International Careers Forum 2017.

Are you fascinated by international affairs? Looking for a career that will take you places?

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02
Mar
2017

The Grand Strategy of 'Empty Space': the Northwest Frontier and the 'Great Game', 1864-1907

Professor Brian P. Farrell, National University of Singapore

British anxiety regarding Russian threats to the British position in India became a running theme in British discussions about imperial defence, at home and in India, as early as the late 1820s....

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28
Feb
2017

Climate Change and Ecological Security

Matt McDonald, University of Queensland

There is increasing engagement with the relationship between climate change and security in international relations thought and practice. Yet the nature of this engagement differs significantly,...

28
Feb
2017

PSC Seminar--Voices and Votes amid Violence: The Case of the Three Southernmost Provinces of Thailand

Daungyewa Utarasint

I have two central findings. First, there is a correlation between the magnitude of violence and the autonomy of voters. After severe violence, legislative candidates and vote-canvassers have less...

Image: President Lee Myung–bak and First Lady Kim Yoon–ok celebrating Children’s day on May 5 , Sourced at Flickr, http://bit.ly/2lQcavo
21
Feb
2017

From Feminist Politics to Family Politics?: Childcare Policy Debates in South Korea

Professor Seung-kyung Kim, Indiana University Bloomington

Sponsored by ANU-IU Pan Asia Institute and the ANU Korea Institute

In 2003, in response to Korea’s dramatically low fertility rate, the administration of President Roh Moo Hyun began to...

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