Past events

10
Oct
2019

ANU DPA Bougainville Independence Referendum Symposium

Anthony Regan and others

On 23 November 2019, an unprecedented referendum will take place in Bougainville and Papua New Guinea, the culmination of more than 20 years of work towards peace. Bougainvilleans will be asked...

Pavin Chachavalpongpun
08
Oct
2019

King Vajiralongkorn and the new political landscape

Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Kyoto University

King Vajiralongkorn was crowned on 1 December 2016, although the official ceremony was not until 4 May 2019 (note that the official coronation was a three-day celebration from 4-6 May 2019)....

Daniel P Bagge
03
Oct
2019

Sino-European relations through the lens of cybersecurity

Daniel P Bagge, Cyber Attache of the Czech Republic to the United States and Canada

How a midsized European country became a cyber player in the global arena (Spoiler: it´s assymetric!)

Audio recording of the lecture.

Daniel P Bagge was appointed as the Cyber Attache of...

01
Oct
2019

Book Launch by the Governor-General - National Versus Human Security: Australian and Canadian Military Interventions

HE General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia; Dr Gregory MacCallion, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, ANU

Join us for the launch of National Versus Human Security : Australian and Canadian Military Interventions by author Dr Gregory MacCallion.

By examining two military interventions that...

Ibolya (Ibi) Losoncz
27
Sep
2019

Institutional disrespect: The structural marginalisation of refugee migrants in Australia

Ibolya (Ibi) Losoncz

Whose responsibility is it to address the disrespect felt by immigrants and other marginalised groups in their dealings with government institutions. In this seminar Ibi Losoncz, the author of...

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23
Sep
2019

On the Distinctiveness of Military Sexual Violence: What We Know about the Case of the US Military

Professor Annick T. R. Wibben, Swedish Defence University

Military sexual assault (MSA) is defined as attempted or completed sexual assault while the victim-survivor was serving in the US military, whereas military sexual trauma (MST) is used by the US...

Professor Susan J Palmer
23
Sep
2019

Minors in minority religions: The delicate balance between religious freedom and the well-being of the child

Professor Susan J Palmer, Concordia University

What is happening to children born into the so-called ‘cults’? Are they captive, abused or free? And what should be done about this situation? Ever since the spiritual seekers of the 1960s and 70s...

Bullet impact on a YPR tank
19
Sep
2019

Conflict resolution and peacebuilding: Meet the practitioner

Craig Kentwell, Director of Humanitarian Operations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

In the 21st century, the need for effective conflict resolution and peacebuilding is as great as ever. Many long-running conflicts remain unresolved and some experts even see the menacing...

Christopher Parker
17
Sep
2019

'Is Populism “A thing” in the US?' by Professor Christopher Parker

Professor Christopher Parker

Cecil Gibb Seminar Series 2019 ‘Is Populism “A thing” in the US?’ by Professor Christopher Parker, Department of Political Science, University of Washington Seminar co-sponsored by the Research...

Image: DFAT Cambodian Midwife Project, Christoffe Gargiulo Flickr [CC]
16
Sep
2019

Securing Reproductive Health: A Threat to International Peace and Security?

Associate Professor Sara E. Davies, Griffith University

Audio recording of the seminar

Reproductive health is a threat to the security of women around the world. This seminar offers three arguments as to why reproductive health should be...

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