Past events

03
May
2019

Distinguished Guest Seminar: Professor Andrew J. Strathern & Professor Pamela J. Stewart (Strathern)

Professor Andrew J. Strathern & Professor Pamela J. Stewart (Strathern)

DPA is honored to host a late-notice seminar with leading University of Pittsburgh-based anthropologists Andrew J. Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart, on the subject of Current Arenas of Research:...

American Marines march with local children down street of Zegra, Kosovo
02
May
2019

Finishing the job or mission creep? How American Presidents justify humanitarian intervention exit strategies

Anna Samson

Humanitarian interventions to stop mass atrocities are among America’s most controversial uses of military force overseas since the end of the Cold War. While there is much research analysing...

01
May
2019

Book Launch: Illiberal Transitional Justice and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Professor Bina D'Costa

In this book, Rebecca Gidley examines the creation and operation of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC), a hybrid domestic/international tribunal tasked with putting senior...

01
May
2019

Strategise your career: International Security Studies mid-degree career info session

ANU Careers, SDSC

ANU Careers and the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) warmly invite all current mid-degree International Security Studies students to attend the upcoming info session, ‘Strategise your...

Image: Sarah Tarno Flickr Creative Commons
15
Apr
2019

Whose Past, Which History? Modern Historiography as a Code

Professor Sanjay Seth

History-writing, this seminar suggests, is not the re-creation of a past that is lying mute, waiting for the historian to give it voice. Historiography is instead a code or genre or technology...

11
Apr
2019

After American Primacy: Imagining the future of Australia's defence

Emeritus Professor Hugh White AO

Australian defence policy sits at a crossroads. For over seventy years the ‘Lucky Country’s’ strategic position had been anchored by the US-led international order that has been in place since the...

08
Apr
2019

Art and the Aftermath of War: Painting, Memory and the First World War in the Dominions

Dr Margaret Hutchison

The emergence and development of government directed art schemes during the First World War in many belligerent nations formed part of a larger mission to collect war records to celebrate and...

Monk and barbed wire. Image credit: BRJ INC. Flickr
08
Apr
2019

Conference: Entrenched Illiberalism in Mainland Southeast Asia

Pasuk Pongpaichit, Prajak Kongkirati, Ou Virak, Naruemon Thabchumpon, Chit Win, Kimly Ngoun, Chris Baker, Anne Hennings, Melissa Crouch, Costas Laoutides, Khin Zaw Win, Christoph Sperfeldt, Myat Thet Thitsar, Kevin Hewison, Aim Sinpeng, and Alice Beban

In the mid-1990s Myanmar was a dark spot on an otherwise increasingly bright outlook for liberal democratic change in mainland Southeast Asia, in particular, in Thailand and Cambodia. Today things...

Postgraduate Information Evening
04
Apr
2019

Postgraduate Information Evening

Program convenors, top academics, students and alumni, program coordinators

Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building, 132 Lennox Crossing

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific is Australia’s leading centre for research and teaching on the world’s most dynamic region....

02
Apr
2019

Recreational Fundamentalism: Hijrah counterculture and the Islamisation of middle-class lay-Muslims in Jakarta

Ray Yen

AbstractHijrah is a lifestyle-oriented trend of middle-class lay-Muslims pursuing self-improvement through Islam. In recent years, the hijrah phenomenon broke into the mainstream as an increasing...

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