Events

Saturday, June 25, 2016

06
Jun
2016

The Pulse of the Nation: Polling political opinions at the Samoa Election.

Roannie Ng Shiu and George Carter

The 2016 Samoan election was held on 4 March.

07
Jun
2016

Can a political cartoonist threaten Malaysia’s government?

Zulkiflee Anwar Haque (Zunar)

Malaysia’s best known political cartoonist, Zunar, is currently facing nine charges under the Sedition Act, with a potential jail time of 43 years. Zunar is one of the most persecuted political cartoonists in the world.

08
Jun
2016

NATO: Expectations for the Warsaw Summit

The 27th NATO Summit will take place in Warsaw, Poland, 8-9 July 2016. NATO summit meetings provide periodic opportunities for Heads of State and Government of member countries to evaluate and provide strategic direction for Alliance activities.

10
Jun
2016

Solomon Islands: Which Way? - Seminar 1

Gordon Darcy Lilo

Two conversations with former Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo

14
Jun
2016

Solomon Islands: Which Way? - Seminar 2

Gordon Darcy Lilo

Two conversations with former Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo

16
Jun
2016

New Mandala @ 10

Various
How a military coup led to a revolution in connecting academic insight with the wider world.
20
Jun
2016

Stories from the Inside: How we got women onto municipal councils in Vanuatu and what happened next...

Dorosday Kenneth Watson and Tess Newton Cain

This research seminar presents an opportunity to hear from Dorosday Kenneth Dhressen, the Director of Women's Affairs, how she has worked with the WISDM coalition and its TSM working group to introduce TSM for the municipal councils in Port Vila (2014

20
Jun
2016

Book Launch - The AIF in battle: How the Australian Imperial Force Fought, 1914-1918

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre warmly invites you to attend the book launch of:

The AIF in battle: How the Australian Imperial Force Fought, 1914-1918,
Edited by Jean Bou

21
Jun
2016

Recovering from Failure: A retrospective on technology, tactics, culture and reform in the Royal Navy after the Battle of Jutland

James Goldrick
The Royal Navy mourned over Jutland. No matter the pride felt from individual actions during the engagements, or the realisation that the Grand Fleet’s strategic advantage had been fully confirmed through its effective possession of the North Sea after the enemy had fled, the legacy of the battle was, ‘never again.’
22
Jun
2016

Politics on Planet America

Bill Schneider, Department of Communication Studies, UCLA
Speaker: Bill Schneider, Senior Political Analyst, CNN (1990-2009); Visiting Professor, Department of Communication Studies, UCLA
 
27
Jun
2016

Recent Trends in Russia and its Allies under V.V. Putin: Putin and his Ruling Entourage

Bob Miller

In this presentation Bob Miller attempts to investigate the often contradictory aspects of Putin’s persona and the influence of the team of security officials with whom he consults on policies and modes of governance.  The discussion also considers the

28
Jun
2016

Preaching Traditional Islam: The Resurgence of Habaib in Contemporary Indonesia

Syamsul Rijal

Over the past decade Indonesia has experienced a proliferation of young Hadhrami Arab preachers who use sermon groups, new communication technologies and popular culture.

29
Jun
2016

Food Security for Myanmar

Ohnmar Khaing

As a new government takes over governing Myanmar, food security remains one of the greatest challenges, affecting almost all the population across all the country and all levels of society.

29
Jun
2016

A Conversation with Quarterly Essayist, James Brown - Firing line: Australia's Path to war

Associate Professor James Brown and Dr John Blaxland

Going to war may be the gravest decision a nation and its leaders make.

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