Events July 2014

28
Jul
2014

Intertextuality, historical consciousness, and virtual geographies: Chicano rap fans-videos and comentary on YouTube

Norma Mendoza-Denton

This seminar provides a nested discussion of issues in language and representation emerging from the investigation of Spanish and English use in YouTube Norteño and Sureño gangster rap fan videos and their associated responses (user comments).

29
Jul
2014

Does Indonesia have a 'competitiveness' problem?

Professor Hal Hill, Crawford School, ANU.

Indonesia is undergoing two major transitions: a longer term one from authoritarian to democratic rule accompanied by major institutional transformation; and a shorter term one as it adjusts to an era of lower commodity prices.

30
Jul
2014

Private sector partnerships in development: US approaches

Daniel F Runde, Director, Project on US Leadership in Development, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Anna Saito Carson, Deputy Director for Outreach, Project on US Leadership in Development, CSIS.

In 2012, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) convened the Executive Council on Development—a bipartisan group of leaders from government, business, nongovernmental organisations, and philanthropy—to explore how the US government a

30
Jul
2014

ANU visiting Wellington New Zealand

Are you interested in Asia and the Pacific?  Want to understand the hottest issues in international relations, global security, Asia Pacific economies, cultures, languages and best of all receive travel grants to spend time in the region?

31
Jul
2014

Shifting and iridescent: Questions of ‘modernity’ in contemporary Indonesian popular culture

Meg Downes

Media and popular culture are key sites for the construction of contemporary Indonesian identities, and ordinary people engage with popular discourses in complex and contradictory ways.

31
Jul
2014

ANU visiting Auckland New Zealand

Are you interested in Asia and the Pacific?  Want to understand the hottest issues in international relations, global security, Asia Pacific economies, cultures, languages and best of all receive travel grants to spend time in the region?

31
Jul
2014

Sino-capitalist urbanization

Jane Golley

This paper draws on Christopher McNally’s (2012) concept of ‘Sino-capitalism’ to analyse the complex set of forces that have shaped China’s urbanisation experience to date, as a prelude to understanding the challenges facing the central government as i

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