Past events

15
Mar
2017

Trump, Brexit, and the rise of Populism: Economic have-nots and cultural backlash

Professor Pippa Norris, Harvard University

Rising support for populist parties has disrupted the politics of many Western societies. What explains this phenomenon? Two theories are examined here. Perhaps the most widely-held view of mass...

AIIA Careers Forum 2017
07
Mar
2017

AIIA International Careers Forum 2017

Professor Michael Wesley; DFAT

Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) International Careers Forum 2017.

Are you fascinated by international affairs? Looking for a career that will take you places?

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02
Mar
2017

The Grand Strategy of 'Empty Space': the Northwest Frontier and the 'Great Game', 1864-1907

Professor Brian P. Farrell, National University of Singapore

British anxiety regarding Russian threats to the British position in India became a running theme in British discussions about imperial defence, at home and in India, as early as the late 1820s....

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28
Feb
2017

Climate Change and Ecological Security

Matt McDonald, University of Queensland

There is increasing engagement with the relationship between climate change and security in international relations thought and practice. Yet the nature of this engagement differs significantly,...

28
Feb
2017

PSC Seminar--Voices and Votes amid Violence: The Case of the Three Southernmost Provinces of Thailand

Daungyewa Utarasint

I have two central findings. First, there is a correlation between the magnitude of violence and the autonomy of voters. After severe violence, legislative candidates and vote-canvassers have less...

Image: President Lee Myung–bak and First Lady Kim Yoon–ok celebrating Children’s day on May 5 , Sourced at Flickr, http://bit.ly/2lQcavo
21
Feb
2017

From Feminist Politics to Family Politics?: Childcare Policy Debates in South Korea

Professor Seung-kyung Kim, Indiana University Bloomington

Sponsored by ANU-IU Pan Asia Institute and the ANU Korea Institute

In 2003, in response to Korea’s dramatically low fertility rate, the administration of President Roh Moo Hyun began to...

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17
Feb
2017

Myanmar Update 2017

Various international and national speakers

The 2017 Myanmar Update will be held at The Australian National University on 17-18 February 2017. The formation of a new government in Myanmar, led by the National League for Democracy, is a...

16
Feb
2017

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs Orientation Session

Various speakers

Dr Jeremy Youde, Deputy Director of Education, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, warmly invites all postgraduate students commencing their studies in the Master of Diplomacy, Master of...

15
Feb
2017

Joint PSC/SDSC Seminar. Elephants in the Paddy Field: Geopolitical rivalry in Southeast Asia between major powers

Ernesto H. Braam

Rivalry in Southeast Asia between major powers China, the US and Japan has shifted to a higher gear in recent years. The South China Sea conflict and competition for infrastructure projects are...

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13
Feb
2017

The Australian Way of War: strategic culture, alliances and the use of force in the antipodes

Associate Professor Peter J. Dean

The concepts of strategic culture and the notion of a national ‘way of war’ are both widely used and hotly debated in strategic studies. However, very few studies have concentrated on defining...

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