Past events

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,...

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...

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