Past events

07
Sep
2017

Mr Mothercountry: Colonialism and the rule of law

Professor Keally McBride, University of San Francisco

PRESENTED BY DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE

One of the most interesting areas of scholarship in recent years has been the relationship between colonialism and the rule of law. Several...

07
Sep
2017

Islamic Nationalism: The Armed Resistance of Patani Malays in Southern Thailand

Rungrawee Chalermsripinyorat

Abstract This research investigates the transformations of political ideologies of contemporary liberation movements in southern Thailand. The year 2004 marked a dramatic surge of violent...

NEW GUINEA, MILNE BAY, 1943-04-20. AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE COASTAL STRIP WHERE THE MILNE BAY BATTLE WAS FOUGHT, SHOWING THE AIR STRIP WHERE HEAVY FIGHTING TOOK PLACE - https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/014700/
31
Aug
2017

75th Anniversary of the battle for Milne Bay

Emeritus Professor David Horner

A special War Studies Seminar remembering the 75th Anniversary of the battle for Milne Bay. This special seminar coincides with the death of Private Clark Davis Ivins, who died of wounds received...

31
Aug
2017

Clark Davis Ivins Memorial Endowment Event

Associate Professor Brendan Taylor, Professor John Blaxland and Mr David Akers

Please join us and the family of Clark Davis Ivins as we announce the 2017 Clark Davis Ivins Memoral Prize for First Year Security Students and launch the 2017 Travel Grants.

The inaugural...

29
Aug
2017

Political Authority in Vietnam: Is the Vietnamese communist party a paper leviathan?

Adam Fforde and Lada Homutova

Abstract In a contribution to the political analysis of contemporary Vietnam, a single-Party state, this paper seeks to provide an understanding of the Vietnamese term ‘authority’ (‘uy’) and its...

Image: Flickr NASA Earth Observatory
28
Aug
2017

Not ‘When’ World Government but ‘Why?’ The Centrality of Institutional Moral Purpose in Theorising Global Political Integration

Associate Professor Luis Cabrera, Griffith University

Questions around how to define or more broadly conceptualise an integrated global institutional order have become increasingly salient as academic interest in world government, the world state and...

Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten
24
Aug
2017

I’m here for an argument: Why bipartisanship on security makes Australia less safe

Dr Andrew Carr, ANU

Australia’s politicians are expected to treat issues of national security and foreign and defence policy in a ‘bipartisan’ fashion. Doing so is believed to create good policy, ensure national...

United Nations Standby Team of Mediation Experts
18
Aug
2017

Mediating Global Conflict: An Insider’s Account of the United Nations Standby Team of Mediation Experts

Dr. Sakuntala Kadirgamar United Nations Standby Team of Mediation Experts (2015-2017)

In this Public Seminar Dr. Sakuntala Kadirgamar will take the audience inside the UN’s high-profile standby mediation team, which supports mediation processes around the globe. She will discuss:...

18
Aug
2017

Moderator or manipulator? Norodom Sihanouk and the nature of UN authority-building in Cambodia (1992-93)

Katrin Travouillon

Abstract Evaluations of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia make little mention of a contentious proposal that almost led to the amendment of UNTAC’s mandate: To safeguard...

17
Aug
2017

Japan's Security Renaissance: New Directions in Regional and US-Japan Relations

Professor Andrew L. Oros

For decades after World War II, Japan chose to focus on soft power and economic diplomacy alongside a close alliance with the United States, eschewing a potential leadership role in regional and...

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