Past events

12
Mar
2020

The Cunning of Legal Pluralism: On Unity and Multiplicity in Buddhist Law

Ben Schonthal

This seminar is co-hosted by the Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities, ANU College of Law, and the South Asia Research Institute, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Abstract...

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11
Mar
2020

2020 Des Ball Chair Public Lecture — Professor Bruce Jentleson

Professor Bruce W. Jentleson

SDSC Des Ball Chair Public Lecture Wednesday 11 March 2020, 5.30 – 7.00PM

“American Foreign Policy and the 2020 Presidential Election”

Professor Bruce W. Jentleson Duke University

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10
Mar
2020

Jihad for National Liberation: The Armed Resistance of Patani Malays in Southern Thailand

Rungrawee Chalermsripinyorat

Abstract This seminar examines how Islam has shaped the struggle of Malay Muslim separatist movements in Thailand’s southernmost region. For the past 16 years, this region has been wracked by...

Image: Myanmar journalist in the marketplace
04
Mar
2020

The Politics of Media in Myanmar Now - Visitor Lecture by Swe Win

Swe Win

Before Myanmar’s political transition away from military dictatorship a decade ago, the press was under state control. Pre-publication censorship was the norm. With the closure of the press...

Image: Shanghai Nanking Road in the 1930s
04
Mar
2020

An Imported Ideology? The Neglected Endogenous Origins of Chinese and East Asian Developmentalism

Professor Eric Helleiner

Research Roundtable

East Asian developmentalism is often depicted as an ideology imported from the West. According to the most common story, the ideas of Friedrich List were imported to...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander exclusion from Australia, our history books, our flag, anthem and for many years our democracy can never be undone—and the damage it has done cannot be reversed. What can be done, alongside efforts in health, education and employment, are practices of inclusion. The culture, population and environment of Australia have all changed significantly since colonisation and these ceremonies can seem strange or meaningless to some. However, all areas of Australia have or had tr
03
Mar
2020

Decolonising Humanitarian Protection? Survival vs. Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Asia

Ms Uchacha Chak; Dr Rupananda Roy; Ms Ena Tripura

Organisers: Bina D’Costa, Ruji Auethavornpipat, and Jennifer Canfield

RSVP: Please email Ruji Auethavornpipat at ruji.auethavornpipat@anu.edu.au

Program

10:00 - 12:00 Roundtable...

Image: Chinese opium poppy / Thomas Quine Flickr CC
02
Mar
2020

China Governs Borderless Threats: Chinese Counter-Narcotics and Riverine Law Enforcement in Southeast Asia

Associate Professor Shahar Hameiri

China Governs Borderless Threats: Chinese Counter-Narcotics and Riverine Law Enforcement in Southeast Asia

China is often seen as clinging resolutely to sovereignty and non-interference....

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28
Feb
2020

After the Fires? Climate Change and Security in Australia

Associate Professor Matt McDonald, University of Queensland

Abstract

The devastating bushfires of late 2019/ early 2020 in Australia placed the country firmly in the international spotlight. At the time of writing millions of hectares of forest had been...

Police receive training in public order management. Source: www.ramsi.org
20
Feb
2020

Legitimacy Work’ and Transnational Policing: What does the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Island’s strategic narrative tell us about how interventions build legitimacy?

Daniel McAvoy

This research uses the concept of ‘legitimacy work’ to examine the construction of legitimacy through discourses, narratives and practices of transnational policing. An interpretivist approach is...

Napoleon
10
Feb
2020

The Three Lives of Makers of Modern Strategy: history, historians, and the study of war in the 20th century

Dr Michael Finch

Since its first appearance in 1943, Makers of Modern Strategy has been a key reference work for scholars and soldiers seeking to deepen their understanding of war and strategy in the modern period...

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