Past events

DPA tapa cloth
29
Nov
2017

DPA Postgraduate Colloquium

DPA’s Postgraduate Students

DPA Postgraduate Colloquium 29-30 November 2017

DPA’s Postgraduate Colloquium will take place on the 29th and 30th November, at Hedley-Bull Lecture Theatre 2.

This Colloquium has an...

27
Nov
2017

Chinese Power and the Idea of a 'Responsible State' in a Changing World Order

Professor Rosemary Foot, University of Oxford

2017 Robert O’Neill War Studies Lecture: Chinese Power and the Idea of a ‘Responsible State’ in a Changing World Order

Analysts and observers of China’s role in world and regional politics...

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22
Nov
2017

Global Allies - public lecture and book launch

Launched by: Her Excellency Ms Unni Kløvstad, Norwegian Ambassador to Australia

You are invite to attend a public lecture and book launch on the book Global Allies by Professor Michael Wesley, Dean, College of Asia & the Pacific.

The public lecture will start at 5...

21
Nov
2017

Private Standards and Norm Contestation: The Credibility Politics of Palm Oil Sustainability

Professor Helen E.S Nesadurai School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University Malaysia

Joint SDSC-IR Seminar

Palm oil, a major global agricultural commodity, has long been condemned for driving deforestation, carbon emissions and social conflict, especially in its principal...

17
Nov
2017

China, the United Nations, and Human Protection: Ideological Beliefs and International image

Professor Rosemary Foot, University of Oxford

Human protection is an area of international concern that has largely been advanced normatively in the period since the late 1990s – that is, in the period of China’s growing material power and...

14
Nov
2017

Women, War and Military Reproduction in Kachinland, Myanmar

Jenny Hedström, doctoral student, Monash University

The on-going conflict in Kachinland poses a serious problem to the prospects of long-term peace and development in Myanmar. At the time of writing, over a 100,000 people have fled the weekly...

07
Nov
2017

For Whose Benefit? Distributive politics, inequality and informal institutions in Myanmar's transition

Gerard McCarthy

Abstract There are few advocates for state-mediated redistribution and social welfare in contemporary Myanmar. Social, economic and political reforms since 2012 culminated in the transfer of power...

06
Nov
2017

The Decision Point: Command in the 21st century

Professor Anthony King

Command has long been a major concern for military historians and security studies scholars. Focusing on the divisional headquarters and specifically one staff procedure, this presentation...

06
Nov
2017

The Ethics of the Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Nonviolence

Professor James Pattison, The University of Manchester

It is widely held that war should be eschewed and that nonviolent alternatives should be pursued. For instance, various pacifist approaches assert that war is impermissible and we should adopt...

HSS Takis Pappas
02
Nov
2017

Lame Liberal Leaders, Mistrustful Voters, and the Populist Counterrevolution in the Western World

Dr Takis Pappas

What do people vote against when they decide to cast a vote for the populists? In this talk, drawing from many cases of successful populist parties in Europe and the Americas, Pappas makes the...

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