Past events

PIE Night May 2017
15
May
2017

Postgraduate Information Evening

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Whether you are an experienced professional looking for a career change, or just finished your degree and are thinking about further study, come along to this event to learn about postgraduate...

15
May
2017

Solomons Federalism, and Bougainville Referendum: Issues and Prospects

Professor Yash Ghai, Professor Jill Cottrell Ghai and Hon. Chief Dr. John Momis GCL, MHR

Both Solomon Islands and Bougainville are approaching critical points when longstanding debates about proposals and processes for fundamental changes in political arrangements are coming to a head...

12
May
2017

Kastom, Property and Ideology: Land Transformations in Melanesia

The Hon. Mr Kalfau Kaloris, Mr Sakias Tameo and Ms Fiona Indu

Speakers

The Hon. Mr Kalfau Kaloris Vanuatu’s High Commissioner to Australia

Mr Sakias Tameo PNG’s Acting High Commissioner to Australia

With participation by:...

Image courtesy Flickr, Hugo Grotius/Babak Fakhamzadeh
09
May
2017

Can Might Make Right? Grotian Rules of Regulation in International Relations

Simon Cotton, Princeton University

In this seminar, I investigate one of the most puzzling claims of international-relations realism: namely that, given anarchy, ‘might makes right’. I first distinguish it from descriptive and meta...

Scott MacWilliam
08
May
2017

The Development of Corporate Capitalism in Papua New Guinea: The first phase, 1884-1945

Scott MacWilliam

Since the 1980s, little systematic attention has been paid to the existence and activities of corporations in Papua New Guinea, even as their presence has grown substantially. There are studies of...

05
May
2017

Leadership and Japanese Grand Strategy: Is there an "Abe Doctrine"?

Dr David Envall, ANU

Since becoming Japanese prime minister for a second time in 2012, Shinzō Abe has sought to remake Japan’s national security posture so that the country can play a more active role in international...

Image: Courtesy Flickr Creative Commons New World Order Wendelin Jacober
02
May
2017

The Dialectics of World Orders

Professor Thomas Biersteker, Graduate Institute of International Development Studies, Geneva

The Dialectics of World Orders manuscript, and the larger collaborative project out of which it emerged, has been long in the making. Begun at MIT in the late 1970s under the guidance of the late...

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02
May
2017

The Politics of Indonesia’s Foreign Policy under President Joko Widodo

Gatra Priyandita

Abstract The South China Sea disputes continue to be one of the most pertinent security issues in Southeast Asia. Historically, Indonesia has adopted a hedging strategy that combines maintaining...

01
May
2017

The German Army and the development of its operational thinking in the era of the world wars

Dr. Gerhard P. Groß, Bundeswehr Center of Military History and Social Sciences

The development of the German Army’s operational thinking in the world war era and beyond is one of that institution’s most significant historical questions. That history is composed of several...

28
Apr
2017

Sino Australian Relations in the Age of Trump

Professor Michael Wesley, Gai Brodtmann MP, Professor Richard Rigby, Professor Hugh White and Dr Shiro Armstrong

China today looms larger than ever in myriad aspects of Australian life — economic, political, strategic and cultural. Already it is plain that this must have implications for our relationship...

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