Past events

29
Apr
2014

Colonial origins of the informal economy on the Gazelle Peninsula

John Conroy

 

Abstract

This paper is concerned with the accommodation of Tolai people, indigenous to the Gazelle Peninsula in the hinterland of Rabaul, to the market economy. 'The market' was introduced...

29
Apr
2014

Money politics: a report from the Indonesian elections

Professor Edward Aspinall

In this presentation, Professor Edward Aspinall illustrates the variety of €˜money politics' found in Indonesia today, as well as the challenges such strategies pose for political candidates and...

10
Apr
2014

Book launch of 'Defence Planning and Uncertainty' by Dr Stephan Frühling

Launched by: Mr Dennis Richardson, AO Secretary of Defence

The Strategic & Defence Studies Centre warmly invites you to attend the Book Launch of Defence Planning and Uncertainty: Preparing for the next Asia-Pacific War, by Dr Stephan...

08
Apr
2014

Warring Australians: the battles overseas and at home, 1914-18

Professor Joan Beaumont, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University

The War Studies Seminars are open to the public and are to showcase the latest research on the history, character, conduct and effects of war.

Please note you must register to attend

...

01
Apr
2014

HIV/AIDS in West Papua: Current Conditions, Ongoing Challenges

Jenny Munro

Abstract

West Papua faces an HIV/AIDS epidemic that is mainly affecting Papuan youth. Recent scholarship on HIV in Melanesia asks us to consider how HIV prevention and treatment agendas are...

01
Apr
2014

Ethnography, Corporate Knowledge and the Mobile Phone Consumer in Cambodia

Daniel McFarlane, PhD candidate

Abstract: 

This paper is based on ethnographic research into the marketing and consumption of mobile services in Cambodia and focuses on the central figures of neoliberal development...

27
Mar
2014

Robert O'Neill War Studies Lecture. From Syria to Scotland: geopolitics in today's world

Professor Sir Hew Strachan

During the Cold War, our defence interests and our economic priorities appeared to be geographically aligned. The 'west' and the 'east' said it all (or most of it). Since the end of the Cold War,...

27
Mar
2014

SSGM PhD Colloquium

Various Speakers

The SSGM PhD Colloqium will host the best and brightest of SSGM's PhD candidates as they present various topics ranging from 'Post- Conflict' to 'The Role of Education'.

Topics and Speakers...

24
Mar
2014

Privatising the "War on Drugs"

Dr Christopher Hobson (Waseda University)

A defining feature of the 9/11 wars has been the prominent role played by private military and security companies (PMSCs). The growth of this market for military and security services has not gone...

20
Mar
2014

Why did Putin invade Ukraine? A public lecture by Professor Paul Dibb

Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb

Abstract: This talk examines why Putin decided to intervene in Ukraine. What were the major deciding factors from his point of view? Getting inside Putin's mind requires understanding Russia's...

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