Events

Sunday, March 29, 2015

05
Mar
2015

Whither Malaysia after the jailing of Anwar Ibrahim?

Wan Saiful Wan Jan (Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs)

Wan Saiful Wan Jan is the CEO of the Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS).

05
Mar
2015

The Corruption Allegations Against Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister - A Case Review

Bal Kama - PhD Candidate, ANU College of Law
Presented by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program
05
Mar
2015

Stemming the Nuclear Tide: The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty at 45

Rose Gottemoeller (Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, US Department of State)

Presented by the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre
 

06
Mar
2015

Horizons seminar: Introduction to the concept of hybridity, why is it worth interrogating?

Panel: Dr Anne Brown (University of Queensland), Assoc Prof Sinclair Dinnen (ANU) & Dr Miranda Forsyth (ANU)

The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs is pleased to offer the first in its Horizons seminar series for 2015: Introduction to the concept of hybridity: why is it worth interrogating?

10
Mar
2015

Baidu Goes Global: the Geopolitics of Search

Sarah Logan

Baidu is China's largest search engine and the second largest search engine in the world. Like all Chinese information technology companies, it cooperates closely with the Chinese government's domestic information control goals.

11
Mar
2015

Restraining Great Powers: Soft Balancing in World Politics

T.V. Paul - Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at McGill University, Montreal, Canada

This seminar will examine a crucial element of state behavior - the use of international institutions and economic instruments such as sanctions - to con

16
Mar
2015

Illegal Ivory Trade in China

Jiang Nan

Illegal ivory trade has become a hot international political issue due to its threat to both the survival of elephant species and national security of relevant states.

16
Mar
2015

Bougainville General Elections 2015: Contesting Leadership for Decision-making on the Big Issues

Anthony Regan
Presented by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program
16
Mar
2015

Keeping secrets? Lessons from history on intelligence in the age of ISIS

Professor Keith Jeffery

'Keeping secrets? Lessons from history on the challenges facing intelligence organisations in the age of IS’

17
Mar
2015

Myanmar politics: reflections and analysis of the past, present, and future

Thiha Han (Deputy Director-General of Research in Myanmar's Parliament)

In this informal presentation, U Thiha Han, Deputy Director-General of Research in Myanmar's Amyotha Hluttaw (Parliament) in Nay Pyi Daw, will provide his assessment of the role of Myanmar's Parliament in the on-going political transition.

18
Mar
2015

Gallipoli 1915: a century on

The Australian War Memorial Centenary Conference will be held in Llewellyn Hall at ANU from 18-20 March 2015.
23
Mar
2015

Identifying the Bainimarama government in Fiji

Scott MacWilliam
Presented by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program
25
Mar
2015

Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Dr Luke Glanville

In 2011, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1973, authorizing member states to take “all necessary measures” to protect Libyan civilians from Muammar Gadhafi’s forces.

25
Mar
2015

Why China Will Not Become the Dominant Power in Asia - Public Lecture by Paul Dibb and John Lee

Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb and Adjunct Associate Professor John Lee

The belief that China will soon become the dominant power in Asia is based on assumptions that its continued and rapid economic rise, and its emergence as a regional peer of America’s in military terms is all but assured.

27
Mar
2015

Hybridity in history: churches and colonialism

Victor Igreja (University of Queensland and University of Southern Queensland); Anna-Karina Hermkens (ANU)

Lunchtime seminar: Hybridity in history: churches and colonialism

30
Mar
2015

Pacific Labour Mobility to Australia and New Zealand: Potential Development Impacts

Rochelle Bailey and Rochelle Ball
Presented by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program
31
Mar
2015

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