Past events

Professor Rajesh Chandra is the Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of the South Pacific. Image USP
12
Apr
2017

Tertiary Education in the Pacific – Trends and Issues

Professor Rajesh Chandra

In this knowledge and innovation driven, open and competitive global economy and society, knowledge is the key driver of economic and social development. The Pacific Islands are now firmly...

11
Apr
2017

US Foreign Policy under President Trump

Professor Valerie Hudson, Tom Switzer and Professor Wiliam Tow

Prior to his election in November 2016, President Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy outlook was the antithesis of the “Washington playbook”: the bipartisan consensus to support allies, free...

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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