Past events

16
Jun
2021

A Tale in Two Books: China and the United Nations

Emeritus Professor Rosemary Foot, Associate Professor Courtney Foot

Join us for an interactive discussion with the authors of two important recent books:

Rosemary FootChina, the UN, and Human Protection: Beliefs, Power, Image (OUP, 2020)

Courtney...

Australia Awards Women’s Leadership Initiative Event
08
Jun
2021

The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?

Rachel England, Amelia Faotusia, Pip Louey

About this event

The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is an Australia Awards enrichment program, helping Pacific scholars to build their skills and networks in order to take on leadership...

07
Jun
2021

The quiet war: Censorship, propaganda and Australian prisoners of the Japanese

Dr Emily Robertson

During the First World War, Australian propaganda was dominated by stories about German atrocities against the Belgians. An attempt to follow suit with a similar approach about Japanese atrocities...

DPA Seminar Series
03
Jun
2021

Geopolitics, cybersecurity and sustainability: The case of undersea internet cables in the Pacific region

Dr Amanda H A Watson

Geopolitics, cybersecurity and sustainability are important issues when it comes to the rollout of information and communication technologies in the Pacific region. This presentation will explore...

01
Jun
2021

Democratic Decline in Malaysia: From Independence to Perikatan Nasional 

John Funston

The 1957 Malayan independence constitution was a ‘bargain’ between Malay, Chinese and Indian communities. It retained important symbols of Malay identity, but represented a Westminster-style...

26
May
2021

Chinese tech and the party-state: Privacy, profit and power

Various speakers

This seminar is the first in the Digital Politics in the Asia Pacific seminar series, which focuses on urgent and emerging issues in digital politics in the Asia Pacific region. The series is...

DPA Seminar Series
20
May
2021

The prolonged and unprecedented Samoa Elections 2021

Various Speakers

PLEASE NOTE: Due to high demand, this event will be held as an online-only Zoom webinar

After a month of political and judicial uncertainties from a deadlock general election, Samoa’s Head of...

19
May
2021

Challenges to Australia's strategic imagination

Brendan Sargeant

The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) presents a public lecture series to stimulate public discussion on major challenges relating to Australia’s strategic and defence policy and to...

18
May
2021

The ‘Strong Leader’ Trap: The Unintended Consequence of China’s Global Investment Strategy

Alvin Camba

How does China protect and pursue its commercial interest in risky environments? I find that China – in this case, the Chinese Communist Party and the state seeks and befriends “strong leaders,”...

29
Apr
2021

What’s So Special about Asian Security? Dealing with Non-state Actors and Non-traditional Security

Various speakers

Are the security landscape and dynamics in Asia significantly different compared to those in other world regions? Is there anything ‘special’ about Asian security that necessitates alterations or...

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