Past events

03
Aug
2017

The Politics of Resentment in the Contemporary United States

Professor Katherine J. Cramer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

What is the nature of current right-wing populism in the United States? In this talk, Cramer will draw on her extensive ethnography of rural voters in the Midwestern state of Wisconsin to help...

Image: Flickr Creative Commons Barbarians from the South, Medieval Poc
03
Aug
2017

Diplomatic Cooperation: An Evolutionary Perspective

Professor Iver B. Neumann, LSE

Public Lecture co-hosted by the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and the Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, The Australian National University...

25
Jul
2017

Jihadists Assemble: the rise of militant Islamism in Southeast Asia

Quinton Temby

Abstract After the attacks of September 11, 2001, in the US and the Bali bombings in Indonesia the following year, Southeast Asia came under scrutiny for its role in the rise of militant Islamism...

20
Jul
2017

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs Orientation Session

Various speakers

Dr Jeremy Youde, Deputy Director of Education, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, warmly invites all postgraduate students commencing their studies in the Master of Diplomacy, Master of...

Two Australian military policemen guard Japanese prisoners outside the court on Labuan Island, Borneo, December 1945. The prisoners are (from left): Lieutenant Ojima, Lieutenant Yamamoto, Captain Nakata and Captain Takino. All four were sentenced to death by shooting for their ill-treatment of prisoners during the war. [AWM 123170]
17
Jul
2017

Book Launch: Japanese War Criminals

Launch by Professor Michael Wesley

“I cannot think of a similar work with such a broad scope…This book is a product of an enormous, novel, research effort and it shows…”

All four authors of this important book...

13
Jul
2017

Graduation Celebration Lunch

MC - Associate Professor Brendan Taylor

We will again be hosting a lunch in celebration of the hard work and commitment of our graduating cohort of undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree students. As well, we want to...

11
Jul
2017

In Plain Sight: Impunity and Human Rights in Thailand

Tyrell Haberkorn

Abstract Across regimes both dictatorial and democratic since the end of the absolute monarchy in 1932, Thai citizens have experienced a range of forms of extrajudicial violence at the hands of...

03
Jul
2017

Buying Votes in Indonesia: Partisans, Personal Networks and Winning Margins

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

How prevalent is vote buying in Indonesia, and how effective is it? My PhD research deals with these two questions that have vexed scholars for the last 15 years. Using data from nationally...

27
Jun
2017

Thai Press Accounts and Images of the 2016 Royal Succession

Peter Jackson

Abstract From the death of Thailand’s King Bhumibol on 13 October 2016 until the formal accession to the throne of his son and appointed successor King Maha Vajiralongkorn on 1 December, there...

Image: Emma Sky and Gen. Ray Odierno, Multi-National Force - Iraq commanding general, walks through a local market in Khalis, Iraq, with Soldiers from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Jan. 24. (28 January 2009)  Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flickr_-_The_U.S._Army_-_www.Army.mil_(4).jpg
21
Jun
2017

The Iraq war and the end of Pax Americana

Emma Sky, Director, World Fellows, Yale Jackson Institute

What were the reasons for the 2003 invasion of Iraq; why Iraq disintegrated into civil war; the successes and failure of US policies; and how has the war brought to an end Pax Americana.

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