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Photo by James L. Stanfield, National Geographic
27
Apr
2017

Excavating the Future of the Department of Archaeology at the University of Yangon

Professor San Shwe

Understanding and preserving historical sites and artefacts are essential to the past, present and future of Myanmar and global scholarship. This presentation by Professor San Shwe, Head of...

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18
Apr
2017

The First Political Order: Some Preliminary Results from a Minerva Initiative-Funded Research Project

Professor Valerie Hudson, Bush School of Government and Public Service

In 2014, we were awarded a Minerva Initiative grant from the US Department of Defense to investigate empirically the relationship between the security of women and the security of states. This...

18
Apr
2017

The Structure of Ethnic Inequality and Ethnic Voting

Paul Kenny

While some ethnic groups engage in a high level of ethnic voting, many others do not. We argue that where class and ethnic differences overlap, ethnic voting should be elevated. More specifically...

13
Apr
2017

Networking Peace: Mapping the Israeli Peace Movement

Jo Dixon

From before the declaration of the state of Israel there have been organisations and individuals within Israel arguing for solutions that emphasised justice and autonomy for both Jews and...

Professor Rajesh Chandra is the Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific. Image USP
12
Apr
2017

Tertiary Education in the Pacific – Trends and Issues

Professor Rajesh Chandra

In this knowledge and innovation driven, open and competitive global economy and society, knowledge is the key driver of economic and social development. The Pacific Islands are now firmly...

11
Apr
2017

US Foreign Policy under President Trump

Professor Valerie Hudson, Tom Switzer and Professor Wiliam Tow

Prior to his election in November 2016, President Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy outlook was the antithesis of the “Washington playbook”: the bipartisan consensus to support allies, free...

11
Apr
2017

Elite Young People in Myanmar’s Transformation: An ethnographic study of a new generation

Jacqueline Menager

From 2010 to 2016, Myanmar underwent rapid and significant economic, political and cultural change that rendered some prevailing mindsets out-dated and increasingly irrelevant. During this period...

10
Apr
2017

The French Army in 1917

Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh

It is often claimed to be a “well-known fact” that the French Army mutinied in 1917 and did very little thereafter. This paper counters this misperception by placing the so-called mutinies in...

04
Apr
2017

China Matters: Getting It Right for Australia

Professor Bates Gill, ANU and Ms Linda Jakobson, Founding Director, China Matters

ANU/CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR

in partnership with China Matters Ltd and the ANU Coral Bell School of Asia and Pacific Affairs

Bates Gill and Linda Jakobson will be in...

04
Apr
2017

Southeast Asia's Long War: Responding to Myanmar's Humanitarian Crises

Mr Jürg Montani

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has witnessed the manifold and far-reaching humanitarian consequences of protracted conflict in Myanmar for 30 years, including displacement,...

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