Events September 2017

04
Sep
2017

Indian economy and business update: major policy initiatives and their impacts

Various speakers

Since May 2014 there have been deep-rooted structural as well as governance reforms in India.

05
Sep
2017

50 Years of the ADB in Asia: Some lessons for policy

Peter McCawley, VF Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School

Australian policymakers face numerous challenges in strengthening relationships with Asia. Security issues are attracting increasing attention. Regional rivalries are becoming more apparent.

06
Sep
2017

Japan Update 2017

Mr Toshitaka Sekine, Bank of Japan; Professor Fumiaki Kubo, University of Tokyo; Dr Shiro Armstrong, Australia-Japan Research Centre, ANU; plus many more.

The Japan Update 2017 will be the fifth Japan Update since the series was established in 2013.

06
Sep
2017

Homostratus (Căn phòng của mẹ)

Homostratus is both an experimental foray into film and a reflection on contemporary Vietnam. Its meandering psychedelic style garnered "Best Unique Vison" at New York’s "Queens World Film Festival" in 2014. Siu Pham has created a film which defies description yet has critics eager for more.
14
Sep
2017

Rights Lawyers as an Articulating Voice for Rights Defence and Constitutionalism in China

FENG Chongyi
In the legal and political landscape of China today, there is a distinct group of “rights defence lawyers (weiquan lüshi)”, who take on politically sensitive cases, confront the state power and push for constitutionalism which limits the power of the government and safeguard the rights of citizens by the rule of law. They are targeted by the party-state for political suppression and routinely abused by the security apparatus.
15
Sep
2017

2017 Indonesia Update - Indonesia in the new world: globalisation, nationalism and sovereignty

Pascal Lamy, former Director-General of the World Trade Organisation; Professor Mari Pangestu, University of Indonesia; Dr M Chatib Basri, University of Indonesia; Emeritus Professor Anthony Reid, ANU; plus many more.

Today globalisation is much more complex than just the issues of increased protectionism or anti-globalisation.

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