In April 2006, not quite four years out from the anniversary of Timor-Leste's independence, World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz visited Dili and praised Timor-Leste as exceptional among post-conflict nations.
The fuel subsidy in Indonesia creates huge inefficiency and inequality as the subsidy is implemented on the price of fuel, instead of being targeted at the household.
The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation will be offering three PhD scholarships in 2016 for high-performing Australian Public Service employees (who are at the EL1 or EL2 level) to undertake research in areas of priority public interest at ANU.
Much contemporary postcolonial theory has constructed a mythology of its own origins based on a caricature of the Enlightenment and of Marxism in particular, while incorporating aspects on the Eurocentric paradigms it seeks to subvert.
In this keynote address on Australian immigration, Michael Pezzullo will highlight that immigration is a matter for national governments, and will discuss how successive governments within Australia have both built and shaped the nation, in part throug
In this seminar Luke Meehan will provide an overview of his recent paper, Japanese investment dynamics and the comparison of theoretical models.
In this session we will show you a selection of Apps you can use in your teaching, from creating "mini lessons", feedback activities, quizzes and podcasts.
This is the first systematic study looking at the effect of Indonesia’s large oil palm expansion in the 2000s on poverty.
Preservation of organic proxies in monsoonal Australia is characteristically poor, and the stability of the ancient landscape limits the creation of depositional archives for analysis.
The speaker will analyse three ways in which academics of literary Asian scholarship unwittingly construct divergent senses of the historical past when working with classical and medieval texts.
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My thesis explores the social construction of Indonesia’s newly celebrated screen representations of ideal masculinity, characterised with romantic, gentle, caring, nurturing and emotionally sensitive qualities.
The origin of Indo-European language has been a topic of hot debate for the last few centuries. The main contenders are the steppen in what is currently Ukraine, and part of Turkey, giving rise to the Kurgan and Anatolian hypotheses.
Veteran Sinologist Willy Lam, who has just published Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping
This seminar examines the formation and development of Lo’au University (LU) as the first full online higher learning system in the Kingdom of Tonga and among the Moanan (Pacific Island) countries since January 2014.
The Fifth Assessment Report is the first of the IPCC’s reports that has explicitly given a place to ethics. Two philosophers were included as Lead Authors for this purpose.
As in past years, the Development Policy Centre will host a forum to discuss and debate recent Australian aid evaluations.
Along with the increase in focus on the need for policymakers and the community to implement and support initiatives on Countering Violent Extremism, there has been a tendency to put migration high on the agenda too.
The ANU Thai Studies Conference 2015 aims to bring together academics and graduate students whose works are related to Thailand to present their research and exchange dialogues.
Sector Wide Approaches (SWAps) for health emerged in the 1990s as a mechanism to improve efficiency of aid delivery and effectiveness of aid.