Events August 2017

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Aug
2017

Beyond demands for more transparency: the importance of scale in institutional information‎ practices

Mariana Valverde
A detailed study of how public-private infrastructure partnerships are governed and rendered visible, mainly in Canada, shows that the spatiotemporal scale of institutional information has important political as well as organizational effects.
15
Aug
2017

Cyber security and global trends: the threat landscape to 2020

Dr Gregory F Treverton, former Chairman of the US National Intelligence Council.

Technological development and deployment is increasing in pace as the tools and techniques become more widely accessible.

15
Aug
2017

“Ideas of India” – Seminar by Dipesh Chakrabarty

Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty

In 1997, fifty years after India and Pakistan were declared independent and sovereign nation-states, Sunil Khilnani wrote his book ‘The Idea of India’ in which he declared “Of the many possible ideas of India, The Idea of India makes the case for one i

15
Aug
2017

Bonus skills: examining the effect of an unconditional cash transfer on child human capital formation

Stefanie Schurer, Sydney University.

This paper evaluates the impact of the Australian Baby Bonus – a $3000 one-off cash transfer – on various aspects of child human capital development. Using high-quality

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