March 2022

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Hugh White
02
Mar
2022

Not your parents' Cold War: Why this time is different and more dangerous

Hugh White
It is only natural that we see the ‘new Cold War’ through the lens of the old one. But how far is the new Cold War against China like the old one against the Soviet Union? Today’s policies in Washington, Canberra and elsewhere are based on specific views of both the similarities and differences -...

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Almah Tararia, PhD Candidate, DPA
10
Mar
2022

Women’s influence in decision-making in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

Almah Tararia
This seminar is about women’s influence in local-level decision-making in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. It presents research findings that examine how and from where women derive the authority and power to exercise influence and the circumstances or contexts in which they do so. The varied and...

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11
Mar
2022

In conversation event for students

Various
To welcome our new students and kick-off the new semester, please join us for our first Bell School ‘In conversation’ event with three practitioners across the disciplines of international affairs, security studies and Asia-Pacific politics. Ridwaan Jadwat, First Assistant Secretary, Southeast...

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17
Mar
2022

The Taiwan Choice: Showdown in Asia

Various
If Asia’s key flashpoint erupts, what will Australia do? The decision could reshape our future in Asia. “If America goes to war with China over Taiwan, Washington will expect Australia to fully commit to the fight. This would pose one of the hardest strategic choices any Australian government has...

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29
Mar
2022

Alliances, Nuclear Weapons and Escalation

Various
As great power competition intensifies, the role of deterrence and the potential for escalation have taken on renewed importance in the security calculations of Australia and other US allies. How to manage deterrence and escalation is an inherently political question. For deterrence to be effective...

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29
Mar
2022

Leviathan's offer: State-building with elite compensation in early medieval China

Erik H. Wang
How to soften resistance to state-building efforts by local powerholders? This paper highlights a strategy of compensation, where elites receive government offices in exchange for relinquishing their vested interests. We explore this strategy in the context of the Northern Wei Dynasty of China (386...

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