Past events

18
Sep
2014

Timor-Leste After Xanana Gusmão: Challenges for Succession

Cillian Nolan

Xanana Gusmão, Timor-Leste's prime minister and former rebel leader, recently cancelled plans to step down early from his post, announcing instead plans to reshuffle the government's 55-member...

17
Sep
2014

Tep Tok, Reading Between Our Lines

Julia Gray

For many Pacific Islander's, a tattoo is a marker of one's cultural identity - a reminder of one's heritage and a visual story to carry on their skin. The art of tattooing has travelled the world...

16
Sep
2014

Reflections: 39 Years of Sovereign Statehood in Papua New Guinea

Charles Lepani

A Public Lecture to celebrate the 39th anniversary of Independence for Papua New Guinea delivered by His Excellency Charles Lepani, Papua New Guinea's High Commissioner to Australia.

The...

15
Sep
2014

Contentious Islamism: social and political activism in Afghanistan, 2001-2015

Niamatullah Ibrahimi

Abstract: The 2001 international intervention in Afghanistan and the liberal state-building enterprise that followed it opened new opportunities for social and political activism in the...

11
Sep
2014

Inaugural ANU Myanmar Brown Bag Seminar: 'Naypdidaw Forever'

Dr. Nicholas Farrelly

With the unprecedented number of scholars and students across ANU now working on projects and research related to Myanmar, the Myanmar Brownbag Series aims to provide a relaxed and...

09
Sep
2014

State-labour NGO Relations in China

Jude Howell

State-labour NGO relations in China have been particularly fraught. Labour NGOs have faced periodic repression by local public security organs, whilst at other times local governments have...

04
Sep
2014

2014 John Gee Memorial Lecture: weapons of mass destruction and the US rebalance to Asia

Christopher R Hill

Chaired by:  Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor of The Australian National University

Lecture Title: weapons of mass destruction and the US...

03
Sep
2014

The ONE campaign: the trillion dollar scandal

David McNair

On 3rd September The ONE Campaign, will launch the Trillion Dollar Scandal, a new campaign that will expose the true costs of international corruption on developing countries. Extreme poverty has...

02
Sep
2014

Bainimarama and the Methodist Churches

Christine Weir

Since 2006 the relationship between the Methodist Church of Fiji and the Bainimarama regime has been variously tense, acrimonious and downright hostile, with Church Conferences cancelled by the...

26
Aug
2014

The Australian Army in Papua New Guinea, 1951 - 1975

Tristan Moss

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) Public Lecture

In 1972, just prior to Papua New Guinea's independence, almost one in ten regular soldiers in the Australian Army were Papua...

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