Events October 2014

27
Oct
2014

Indigeneity under scrutiny: indigenous rights in comparative perspective (Indonesia, Australia and beyond)

Various Speakers

The international human rights agenda on indigeneity is expressed in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (United Nations 2007) which was supported by a majority of member states (143 votes in favour, 4 against and 11 abstentions).

27
Oct
2014

Anglo-Worlds in transpacific crossings: shipboard cultural encounters

Frances Steel

With the rise of steamship liner networks in the second half of the nineteenth century, long-distance transoceanic transit was no longer synonymous with exile or permanent displacement, and oceans became competitive arenas for mobility providers.

28
Oct
2014

Wattle gradebook and marking assignments online

This workshop will help you utilise your Wattle site for online marking. It will cover the basics of the Wattle gradebook, how to enter and moderate your marks in Wattle, and how to use marking guides and rubrics.

28
Oct
2014

Can transnational activism save the rainforests of Indonesia?

Erik Karl Olbrei, PhD candidate, Crawford School, ANU.

Indonesia’s tropical rainforests are in crisis. Since the late 1960s, the rise of the logging, pulp/paper, and oil palm industries has led to dramatic forest loss.

28
Oct
2014

ODI fellowships: opportunities for postgraduates

Darren Lomas, Programme Officer, Fellowship Scheme, Overseas Development Institute (ODI).

The ODI Fellowship scheme recruits intelligent, adventurous postgraduate economists to work in the public sectors of developing countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific on two-year placements.

28
Oct
2014

A New Australia-China Agenda

Please join us to celebrate the book

A New Australia-China Agenda
Experts on the Australia-China Relationship

29
Oct
2014

“Women go to the clinic and men go to jail”: Gender violence and human rights in Aboriginal central Australia.

Sarah Holcombe

Violence as part of a normative system of inter-family relations in some remote regions of Australia is now widely recognised as a significant social issue.

29
Oct
2014

The breadfruit revolution at about age five: a report from Africa

Jeffrey C. Marck

THE AFRICAN BREADFRUIT REVOLUTION

30
Oct
2014

How do firms form their expectations? New survey evidence

Saten Kumar, Auckland University of Technology.

In this seminar Saten Kumar will provide an overview of his recent paper, ‘How Do Firms Form Their Expectations? New Survey Evidence’.

30
Oct
2014

Lynas Advanced Material Plant: risks perception and their effects on averting behaviors and housing prices

Husna Jamaludin, PhD candidate, Crawford School, ANU.

Extracting and processing Rare Earth Elements (REEs) remains a controversial matter because of pollution and health risks associated with its production.

30
Oct
2014

Marking online with Turnitin & Grademark

Digital Learning Project Team

If you are using Turnitin this session in your Wattle site, this workshop will explain how to mark online using Grademark, a feature of Turnitin.

30
Oct
2014

Is the World Trade Organization a World Tax Organisation?

Dr Michael Daly, External Adviser, IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department.

Michael Daly is a Geneva-based specialist in international trade and tax policies. He is currently an external adviser concerning trade taxes to the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department in connection with its technical assistance.

30
Oct
2014

The future of Asian and Pacific studies (viewed from Canberra)

Various Speakers

The School has invited three of our leading Emeritus and Adjunct colleagues, Anthony Reid, Bronwen Douglas and Gavan McCormack, to lead a discussion on the topic of the future of Asian Studies and Pacific Studies, drawing on their long-term experience.

31
Oct
2014

CAP professional staff forum

CAP Professional Staff Forum

Morning tea will be provided.

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