Past events

Image: Sarah Tarno Flickr Creative Commons
15
Apr
2019

Whose Past, Which History? Modern Historiography as a Code

Professor Sanjay Seth

History-writing, this seminar suggests, is not the re-creation of a past that is lying mute, waiting for the historian to give it voice. Historiography is instead a code or genre or technology...

11
Apr
2019

After American Primacy: Imagining the future of Australia's defence

Emeritus Professor Hugh White AO

Australian defence policy sits at a crossroads. For over seventy years the ‘Lucky Country’s’ strategic position had been anchored by the US-led international order that has been in place since the...

08
Apr
2019

Art and the Aftermath of War: Painting, Memory and the First World War in the Dominions

Dr Margaret Hutchison

The emergence and development of government directed art schemes during the First World War in many belligerent nations formed part of a larger mission to collect war records to celebrate and...

Monk and barbed wire. Image credit: BRJ INC. Flickr
08
Apr
2019

Conference: Entrenched Illiberalism in Mainland Southeast Asia

Pasuk Pongpaichit, Prajak Kongkirati, Ou Virak, Naruemon Thabchumpon, Chit Win, Kimly Ngoun, Chris Baker, Anne Hennings, Melissa Crouch, Costas Laoutides, Khin Zaw Win, Christoph Sperfeldt, Myat Thet Thitsar, Kevin Hewison, Aim Sinpeng, and Alice Beban

In the mid-1990s Myanmar was a dark spot on an otherwise increasingly bright outlook for liberal democratic change in mainland Southeast Asia, in particular, in Thailand and Cambodia. Today things...

Postgraduate Information Evening
04
Apr
2019

Postgraduate Information Evening

Program convenors, top academics, students and alumni, program coordinators

Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building, 132 Lennox Crossing

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific is Australia’s leading centre for research and teaching on the world’s most dynamic region....

02
Apr
2019

Recreational Fundamentalism: Hijrah counterculture and the Islamisation of middle-class lay-Muslims in Jakarta

Ray Yen

AbstractHijrah is a lifestyle-oriented trend of middle-class lay-Muslims pursuing self-improvement through Islam. In recent years, the hijrah phenomenon broke into the mainstream as an increasing...

01
Apr
2019

51st meeting CSCAP General Conference

CSCAP

The 51st Aus-CSCAP meeting will be held in Canberra at ANU in April/May 2019. Details will be provided at a later date.

26
Mar
2019

Insecure Thai-ness: Contradictions within a mode of dependency

Sirichinda Thongchinda

Abstract My starting point for this presentation is to question how a particular ethic, or set of ethics, decides and dominates the way Thai people live together. Building on the work of Judith...

21
Mar
2019

Book Launch - Coalition Strategy and the End of the First World War: The Supreme War Council and War Planning, 1917-1918

Major General Mick Ryan

Book launch by Major General Mick Ryan. MAJGEN Ryan was appointed as the Commander of the Australian Defence College in 2018, after having variously served in East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan....

21
Mar
2019

The politics of Indonesia’s relationship with China

Gatra Priyandita

Abstract For decades, structural realists have argued that states are likely to either balance against or bandwagon with larger, potentially threatening states. However, studies on state responses...

Pages

Updated:  22 March 2016/Responsible Officer:  Bell School Marketing Team/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team