Past events

18
Aug
2017

Moderator or manipulator? Norodom Sihanouk and the nature of UN authority-building in Cambodia (1992-93)

Katrin Travouillon

Abstract Evaluations of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia make little mention of a contentious proposal that almost led to the amendment of UNTAC’s mandate: To safeguard...

17
Aug
2017

Japan's Security Renaissance: New Directions in Regional and US-Japan Relations

Professor Andrew L. Oros

For decades after World War II, Japan chose to focus on soft power and economic diplomacy alongside a close alliance with the United States, eschewing a potential leadership role in regional and...

16
Aug
2017

Political settlements and their trajectories

Sue Ingram

Over the last decade, international development policies, most notably in the UK, have advanced ‘political settlements’ as a framing concept to guide statebuilding practice in fragile and conflict...

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14
Aug
2017

Does Australia Really Want a Rules-Based International Order?

Professor Shirley Scott, UNSW Canberra

This seminar will enquire into the notable shift in rhetoric on the part of the Australian government from that of support for ‘international law’ to that of support for a ‘rules-based...

10
Aug
2017

Prospects for the Rules-Based Global Order

Dr Greg Raymond, ANU and Associate Professor Rob Mclaughlin, ANU

The two-decade period of United States post-Cold War predominance is now over, and an era of greater multipolarity has begun. Many fear that the rise of China and a resurgent Russia will bring...

03
Aug
2017

The Politics of Resentment in the Contemporary United States

Professor Katherine J. Cramer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

What is the nature of current right-wing populism in the United States? In this talk, Cramer will draw on her extensive ethnography of rural voters in the Midwestern state of Wisconsin to help...

Image: Flickr Creative Commons Barbarians from the South, Medieval Poc
03
Aug
2017

Diplomatic Cooperation: An Evolutionary Perspective

Professor Iver B. Neumann, LSE

Public Lecture co-hosted by the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and the Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, The Australian National University...

25
Jul
2017

Jihadists Assemble: the rise of militant Islamism in Southeast Asia

Quinton Temby

Abstract After the attacks of September 11, 2001, in the US and the Bali bombings in Indonesia the following year, Southeast Asia came under scrutiny for its role in the rise of militant Islamism...

20
Jul
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...

13
Jul
2017

Graduation Celebration Lunch

MC - Associate Professor Brendan Taylor

We will again be hosting a lunch in celebration of the hard work and commitment of our graduating cohort of undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degree students. As well, we want to...

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