Past events

03
Apr
2017

Democracy After Death: Film Screening and Discussion

Lina Koleilat, ANU, Marcus Mietzer, ANU and Rungrawee Chalermsripinyorat, ANU

Democracy After Death: The Tragedy of Uncle Nuamthong Praiwan (directed by Neti Wichiansaen, 2016) begins with the story of Uncle Nuamthong Praiwan, an elderly taxi driver who hung himself in...

30
Mar
2017

The End of RAMSI: What has it Meant?

Mr Quinton Devlin

After 14 years, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will conclude on 30 June 2017. RAMSI was originally deployed in mid-2003 at the invitation of the government of Solomon...

30
Mar
2017

Power, Restraint, and China’s Rise

Assistant Professor Chin-Hao Huang, Yale-NUS College

Please note that this is a book manuscript review seminar: two chapters from the manuscript will be circulated ten days in advance and taken as read by participants. Please register for the event...

28
Mar
2017

Explaining US Asia Policy under Trump - Ashley Townshend and Andrew Carr in Conversation

Ashley Townshend, University of Sydney and Dr Andrew Carr, ANU

Join us in conversation with Ashley Townshend and Dr Andrew Carr who will discuss Trump’s approach to Asia.

How the US approaches Asia under President Donald J. Trump could be one of the...

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28
Mar
2017

Norm Diffusion and Discursive (Re)production: Women's Participation in Peace and Security Governance at the UN

Laura Shepherd, UNSW Sydney

In this seminar, I take a feminist discourse-theoretical approach to the phenomenon that has been termed ‘norm diffusion’ in order to explore, first, how norms can be understood as themselves the...

28
Mar
2017

Religiosity and the prevalence of vote buying: a study of Indonesian Muslim legislative candidates

Ahmad Muhajir

Vote buying is an electoral problem in many countries. Systematic analyses have considered electoral arrangements, weak law enforcement, voter monitoring, socio-economic factors, cultural norms of...

23
Mar
2017

Korean politics after the presidential impeachment

Jong-sung You

South Korea’s Constitutional Court upheld President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment on 10 March 2016 after months of peaceful candlelight rallies by millions of people. She faces prosecutorial...

23
Mar
2017

The family context and its role in making jihadists: The case of Indonesian jihadists' families

Haula Noor

This study aims to investigate the family context and the way this may have shaped the development and behaviour of extremists prior to their jihadism and how the family responded to that...

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21
Mar
2017

The Future of Global Health Governance under the Trump Administration

Jeremy Youde, ANU

The robust growth of global health governance over the past 30 years has signalled the importance attached to global health within international society. The election of Donald Trump in the United...

20
Mar
2017

Regionalism and Colonialism in Contemporary Oceania

Stephanie Lawson

Regionalism in Oceania emerged in a context shaped both by the decolonization movement as well as the Cold War, the dynamics of which are still being played out today. This paper considers two...

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