Past events

04
Jun
2019

Saffron Salaams: Why Hindu nationalists need Muslim friends

Felix Pal

Abstract The paramilitary Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (National Volunteer Corps or RSS), is notorious for its many crimes against Muslim communities in India. Large scale riots, poisonous vitriol...

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03
Jun
2019

Security Mapping and Colour Encoding: A Critical Cartography of Interventions

Dr Nicolas Lemay-Hébert, ANU

Every international intervention comes with its own security regulations, which contribute in turn to structuring the political geography of the intervention, delimiting areas of interaction...

03
Jun
2019

Australia-China-Pacific Research Network Workshop

Various Speakers

The establishment of a new network of analysts and academics from universities and research institutes in Australia, China and Pacific Island countries working on Pacific affairs will be discussed...

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24
May
2019

What are the unintended consequences of Rohingya humanitarian aid on Bangladeshi host communities?

Yasmin Khan

More than 85 percent of the world’s protracted refugee situations (PRS) are hosted by developing countries in the Global South, where the burden of caring for refugees falls on the countries often...

Dr Hugo Slim- ICRC
20
May
2019

Practising Humanity amid Changing Conflict

Dr Hugo Slim (Head of Policy, ICRC), Prof Toni Erskine (Director, Coral Bell School), A/Prof Bina D'Costa (Coral Bell School), Leonard Blazeby (Head of Mission in Australia, ICRC), Prof Edward Aspinall (Coral Bell School), Dr Cecilia Jacob (Coral Bell School)

**This event is co-hosted with the International Committee of the Red Cross Mission in Australia.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. The Conventions and their...

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20
May
2019

China, Development, and Bretton Woods: The Role of Shared Ideas in Order Transition

Dr Amy King, SDSC

Transitions in order are not only products of transitions in power, but also products of transitions in shared ideas. This seminar examines the role of shared ideas through the lens of China’s...

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15
May
2019

From coups to crises: where next for Thailand?

Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies, and an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

After a coup, a new constitution and a controversial election, Thailand’s political future remains as uncertain as ever.

Join leading Thai political scientist Professor Thitinan...

15
May
2019

Cyber security, data protection and privacy: Exploring the intersections between law, technology and policy

Dr Lesley Seebeck, Professor Sally Wheeler OBE, Professor Roderic Broadhurst, Dr Dominique Dalla-Pozza, Dr Adam Henschke, Dr Sarah Logan

As technological capability advances, so too does the threat of cybercrime. Cyber insecurity and data breaches present significant risks to industry, government, national security and the wider...

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13
May
2019

The Role of the Arts in Cambodia’s Transitional Justice Process: Repairing the Soul of a Nation

Professor Renée Jeffery, Griffith University

At the end of the Khmer Rouge period (1975-1979), less than ten percent of Cambodia’s artists, dancers, musicians, and film makers remained in Cambodia. Marked as ‘undesirables’, members of the...

09
May
2019

The use of foreign judges on courts of constitutional jurisdiction in Pacific island states

Anna Dziedzic

The global norm is that, by law or by practice, judges will be citizens of the state they serve. Yet, in Pacific island states foreign judges regularly sit on the highest domestic courts and...

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