Events July 2017

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Jul
2017

Stability in the Indo-Pacific: the roles of the US and Australian navies

Admiral Scott Swift, Commander, US Pacific Fleet.

In an era of strategic uncertainty in the world and in Australia’s region, marked by changing power balances, North Korean nuclear and missile provocations, and violent extremism, new questions have arisen about the best ways to ensure stability and se

27
Jul
2017

Unravelling Violence Among the Underclass in China: the Case of Chengguan and Street Vendors in Guangzhou

Xu Jianhua
It is increasingly recognized that violent crime tends to occur among the underclass. Existing literature has explored how subculture contributes to the occurrence of violence among the underclass while social structural factors are under-explored. With data collected from participant observation, systematical social observation, interviews and content analysis of newspaper reports about chengguan (urban management staff) and street vendors in Guangzhou, China, this research explores how social structure affects the pattern and production of violence.
27
Jul
2017

The 16th H W Arndt Memorial Lecture - The international financial architecture for the 21st century

Professor Takatoshi Ito, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

The basic structure of the existing international financial institutions (IFIs)—most notably the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)—was designed in July 1944.

27
Jul
2017

Mark Butler in conversation with Mark Howden

Mark Butler, Mark Howden, Sharon Friel

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