Past events

Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar
07
Jun
2019

Faith in action: understanding the relationship between faith and practice for evangelical humanitarian organisations

Alana Moore

Abstract

The increased interest in the role of religious actors, ideas and practices in the International Relations (IR) discipline is a promising development of contemporary scholarship....

06
Jun
2019

Workshop: How does the ‘Pacific’ fit into the ‘Indo-Pacific’? The changing geopolitics of the Pacific Islands

Collin Beck (Solomon Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade), Ewen McDonald (Head of the Office of the Pacific, DFAT), Margaret Keen (ANU), Tess Newton Cain (UQ), Anna Powles (Massey University), Patrick Kaiku (UPNG), Fulori Manoa (University of the South Pacific), Steve Ratuva (University of Canterbury), Sandra Tarte (University of the South Pacific), Bernard Yegiora (Divine Word), Wesley Morgan (University of the South Pacific), Richard Balkonan Olul (Department of Foreign Affairs, Vanuatu), George Carter (ANU), and more...

In the 2013 Defence White Paper the Australian government identified its zone of strategic interest as the Indo-Pacific, which it described as ‘connecting the Indian and Pacific Oceans through...

05
Jun
2019

Controversial Russian journalist Yevgenia Albats, in conversation with Michael Wesley

Yevgenia Albats, Editor-in-Chief & CEO, The New Times

As Australia and others track Russia’s movements closely, join independent Russian journalist Yevgenia Albats and Professor Michael Wesley to discuss the interplay between its domestic...

04
Jun
2019

Saffron Salaams: Why Hindu nationalists need Muslim friends

Felix Pal

Abstract The paramilitary Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (National Volunteer Corps or RSS), is notorious for its many crimes against Muslim communities in India. Large scale riots, poisonous vitriol...

Image: Le Salon de la Mappemon Flickr CC
03
Jun
2019

Security Mapping and Colour Encoding: A Critical Cartography of Interventions

Dr Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, ANU

Every international intervention comes with its own security regulations, which contribute in turn to structuring the political geography of the intervention, delimiting areas of interaction...

03
Jun
2019

Australia-China-Pacific Research Network Workshop

Various Speakers

The establishment of a new network of analysts and academics from universities and research institutes in Australia, China and Pacific Island countries working on Pacific affairs will be discussed...

Professor Joan Beaumont, Professor Evelyn Goh, Dr Aurore Chow, Dr Amy King, Dr Meighen McCrae, Dr Joanne Wallis
29
May
2019

SDSC International Security Women Scholars and their Scholarship

Professor Joan Beaumont, Professor Evelyn Goh, Dr Aurore Chow, Dr Amy King, Dr Meighen McCrae and Dr Joanne Wallis

A video of the 6 speeches given at this reception is available on Youtube and you can also view it on the Video tab in this event page.

“The field of international security is particularly...

21
May
2019

Getting the Australia-China relationship right

Various

Please note that this event is being held by the Crawford School of Public Policy.

There is no more important issue for Australia in its trade and foreign affairs than to get the...

Dr Hugo Slim- ICRC
20
May
2019

Practising Humanity amid Changing Conflict

Dr Hugo Slim (Head of Policy, ICRC), Prof Toni Erskine (Director, Coral Bell School), A/Prof Bina D'Costa (Coral Bell School), Leonard Blazeby (Head of Mission in Australia, ICRC), Prof Edward Aspinall (Coral Bell School), Dr Cecilia Jacob (Coral Bell School)

**This event is co-hosted with the International Committee of the Red Cross Mission in Australia.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. The Conventions and their...

Image: Great Wall of China GSMatthews Flickr CC
20
May
2019

China, Development, and Bretton Woods: The Role of Shared Ideas in Order Transition

Dr Amy King, SDSC

Transitions in order are not only products of transitions in power, but also products of transitions in shared ideas. This seminar examines the role of shared ideas through the lens of China’s...

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