Events March 2017

30
Mar
2017

Power, Restraint, and China’s Rise

Assistant Professor Chin-Hao Huang

Please note that this is a book manuscript review seminar: two chapters from the manuscript will be circulated ten days in advance and taken as read by participants. Please register for the event to receive the chapters in advance.

30
Mar
2017

Land law reform issues in Mongolia: a law and society perspective

Masaki Nakamura, Hiromi Amemiya
This presentation will discuss policy issues related to the introduction of land ownership rights in Mongolia, which resulted in disputes and confrontation.
30
Mar
2017

What happens when a river owns itself? The case of the Whanganui River, New Zealand

Julia Talbot-Jones, PhD student, Resources, Environment, and Development Program, Crawford School, ANU.

This week New Zealand granted the Whanganui River legal standing, shifting ownership of the riverbed from the New Zealand government to the river itself.

30
Mar
2017

The Everyday Politics of Resistance in Rural Tuscany, 1943-44

Judith Pabian, PhD Candidate

The historiography surrounding the intention, immediate consequences and long-term impacts of resistance to Nazi occupation during the Second World War has been subject to claim and counter-claim in Italy, as it has in other European countries.

30
Mar
2017

Supply vs. demand? The political economy of trade, tobacco farming and tobacco control in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ronald Labonté
This seminar will present key findings from a multi-year study of trade, tobacco farming and tobacco control in Kenya, Zambia and Malawi, representing different degrees of agricultural dependencies on tobacco farming and domestic tobacco control policies.
30
Mar
2017

The End of RAMSI: What has it Meant?

Mr Quinton Devlin
After 14 years, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will conclude on 30 June 2017.
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