Past events

Anita Togolo
19
Dec
2017

Understanding Local Landowner Companies Associated with the Ok Tedi Mine, Western Province, Papua New Guinea

Anita Togolo

Anita’s doctoral research aims to better understand the factors that determine the success and sustainability of local business development associated with extractive resource industry. These...

15
Dec
2017

From Sinking to Syncing: Pacific diplomacy and consensus in multilateral climate change negotiations

George Carter

How and when do states agree not to disagree in multilateral negotiations? Consensus is more than a conference procedure or an outcome of decision making; it is a process norm in contemporary...

14
Dec
2017

Narrative and the meaning of democracy: the example of the Burmese democracy movement

Tamas Wells, University of Melbourne

Abstract The question of how the word ‘democracy’ is given meaning, by citizens and political actors in emerging democracies, has received increasing scholarly attention. If democracy does not...

14
Dec
2017

11th CSCAP General Conference

CSCAP

14 Dec 2017

The 11th CSCAP General Conference will be held in on 14 and 15 December 2017 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The theme of the conference will be: Towards a peaceful transformation of...

12
Dec
2017

Saffron Salaams: How Muslims become Hindu nationalists

Felix Pal

Abstract In 2002 the paramilitary Hindu nationalist organisation, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), founded the Muslim Rashtriya Manch. The Manch was designed by RSS leaders to be an...

05
Dec
2017

How is ethnicity realised in everyday life? A study of a town in eastern Shan State, Myanmar

Sai Maung

Abstract Since Myanmar’s political transition began in 2010, the country has been experiencing intense ethno-nationalist politics, particularly among competing elites. Many studies have focused on...

DPA tapa cloth
29
Nov
2017

DPA Postgraduate Colloquium

DPA’s Postgraduate Students

DPA Postgraduate Colloquium 29-30 November 2017

DPA’s Postgraduate Colloquium will take place on the 29th and 30th November, at Hedley-Bull Lecture Theatre 2.

This Colloquium has an...

27
Nov
2017

Chinese Power and the Idea of a 'Responsible State' in a Changing World Order

Professor Rosemary Foot, University of Oxford

2017 Robert O’Neill War Studies Lecture: Chinese Power and the Idea of a ‘Responsible State’ in a Changing World Order

Analysts and observers of China’s role in world and regional politics...

MW
22
Nov
2017

Global Allies - public lecture and book launch

Launched by: Her Excellency Ms Unni Kløvstad, Norwegian Ambassador to Australia

You are invite to attend a public lecture and book launch on the book Global Allies by Professor Michael Wesley, Dean, College of Asia & the Pacific.

The public lecture will start at 5...

21
Nov
2017

Private Standards and Norm Contestation: The Credibility Politics of Palm Oil Sustainability

Professor Helen E.S Nesadurai School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University Malaysia

Joint SDSC-IR Seminar

Palm oil, a major global agricultural commodity, has long been condemned for driving deforestation, carbon emissions and social conflict, especially in its principal...

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