Events August 2017

24
Aug
2017

International intervention and local politics

Shahar Hameiri, Associate Professor, University of Queensland; Fabio Scarpello, Consultant, VJW International; and Saku Akmeemana, Principal Specialist, Governance, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

International peace and statebuilding interventions have become ubiquitous since the 1990s.

24
Aug
2017

Marawi: behind the headlines

Ms Elin Anisha Guro, University of Melbourne; Dr Gregory Fealy, Dr Clarke Jones, and Dr Steven Rod, ANU; Moderated by Dr Björn Dressel, Crawford School, ANU.

The Marawi crisis looms to be the biggest - and most problematic, armed incident in the history of the Mindanao conflict.

24
Aug
2017

Corporate environmental contributions: can they sustain the public interest defence?

Gareth Myles, University of Adelaide.

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Gareth Myles, University of Adelaide.

Afternoon tea available.

24
Aug
2017

The Human and the Geological: On Anthropocene Time

Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty

This lecture discusses how distinctly geological and sociological ideas undergo mutual translation in current debates on climate change, climate justice, and the idea of the Anthropocene.

24
Aug
2017

I’m here for an argument: Why bipartisanship on security makes Australia less safe

Dr Andrew Carr, ANU

Australia’s politicians are expected to treat issues of national security and foreign and defence policy in a ‘bipartisan’ fashion. Doing so is believed to create good policy, ensure national unity and protect the military.

24
Aug
2017

An Australia-US alliance for the 21st century

Dr Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair; Dr Amy Searight, Senior Adviser and Director, Southeast Asia Program; and Andrew Shearer, Senior Adviser on Asia Pacific Security and Director, Alliances and American Leadership Project.

For decades Australia’s alliance with the United States has been the cornerstone of the nation’s defence and security.

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