Past events

17
Jul
2019

Ripples of Change in Grassroots Women Organising in Papua New Guinea: A Personal Perspective.

Sarah Garap

In this presentation Sarah Garap will reflect on her personal journey from grassroots activism to academia, drawing upon more than 30 years of active citizenship in the areas of human rights,...

16
Jul
2019

Dynastic Cycles: The Rise and Fall of Political Families in the Philippines, 1907-2019

Professor Julio Teehankee

This seminar is co-sponsored by the CAP Philippines Project

Abstract Political families in the Philippines have managed to maintain their dominance at local and national politics. They...

Hugh White
04
Jul
2019

In Conversation with Hugh White

Hugh White, and Sam Roggeveen

Hugh White will be in-conversation with Sam Roggeveen on Hugh’s new book How to Defend Australia. In this groundbreaking book, Hugh White considers a number of important issues, such as how...

26
Jun
2019

Book Panel: The Prevention of Torture

Danielle Celermajer (University of Sydney), Kathy Ragless (Companion House), Rebecca Minty (Office of the ACT Inspector of Correctional Services), Nick Cheesman (Department of Political & Social Change, ANU)

There is an urgent need to analyze and assess how we prevent torture, against the background of a rigorous analysis of the factors that condition and sustain it. Drawing on rich empirical material...

25
Jun
2019

Pacific Islands Political Studies Association (PIPSA) 2019 Conference

Various

‘Democracy, Sovereignty and Self-Determination in the Pacific Islands’University of New Caledonia, Nouméa, 25-27 June 2019

From 25 – 27 June 2019, the ANU Department of Pacific Affairs...

18
Jun
2019

Exclusive or Inclusive? Shan ethnic organisations in eastern Myanmar during the 2010s political transition

Sai Maung

Abstract During the political transition in the 2010s, Kengtung, a remote town in eastern Myanmar, has seen an unprecedented emergence of Shan ethnic organisations. These Shan groups work on a...

17
Jun
2019

Australia and the war in Afghanistan

Dr Rhys Crawley, Australian War Memorial

** PLEASE NOTE, THE VENUE FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW THE MOLONGLO THEATRE, JG CRAWFORD BUILDING, 132 LENNOX CROSSING, ANU, ACTON **

Despite being Australia’s longest war, the part that...

Image:Window National Mosque Kampala Flickr CC Philip Songa
17
Jun
2019

Insecurity and the Invisible: Testing the Boundaries of a Concept

Dr Jonathan Fisher, University of Birmingham

The modern study – and practice – of security has been largely concerned with the protection, preservation and sustaining of the temporal, the material and the tangible. Although the longstanding...

11
Jun
2019

From self-made entrepreneurs to professional business managers: the emergence of a social group identity in rural China

Camille Boullenois

Abstract This seminar discusses my PhD thesis, which explores the construction of a social group identity among entrepreneurs in post-Mao rural China. Drawing on research in a rural county in...

07
Jun
2019

Migrant Worker Rights and Norm Contestation in Southeast Asia: Establishing Meaning-in-Use through Social Interaction

Ruji Auethavornpipat

This study starts from the puzzling observation that the norm of migrant worker protection has produced multiple understandings in both meaning and application in three Southeast Asian countries:...

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