Events

Thursday, July 2, 2015

06
Jul
2015

Transmission and Transformation: Reception of Al-Quran in a non-Arabic Speaking Community in Indonesia

Ahmad Rafiq

Al-Qur’an is the primary source of Muslim teachings, and is believed to be universal across time and space. It was revealed to Muhammad (PBUH) in Arabic and has been transmitted to many non-Arabic speaking regions in the original language.

07
Jul
2015

Children born of war in Peru and Guatemala

Ana Alonso

Children born of wartime violence are: the children conceived after violent and exploitative sexual relations between the parents in a militarized context during conflict, as well as children born from mothers who experienced violent abuses while being

09
Jul
2015
09
Jul
2015

Book Launch: Beyond Surrender

Ashley Ekins, Australian War Memorial; Professor Joan Beaumont, ANU

Over the twentieth century 35,000 Australians suffered as prisoners of war in conflicts ranging from World War I to Korea. What was the reality of their captivity?

15
Jul
2015

Does the United States Have an Asia Strategy?

Michael J. Green, Georgetown University and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Four years after President Barack Obama announced the US 'pivot', the question continues to be asked 'Does the United States Have an Asia Strategy? In this lecture, Michael J.

27
Jul
2015

Sorcery, Christianity and the Decline of Medical Services in Melanesia

John Cox and Georgina Phillips
Presented by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program

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