Events September 2017

11
Sep
2017

Time, Technologies and the Anthropocene: Asian and Pacific Perspective

Multiple Speakers

This workshop presents a unique opportunity for participants to engage with three world leading academics as well as scholars from the School of Culture, History and Language and across the ANU on the concept of time in Asia and the Pacific.

11
Sep
2017

Gender responsive budgeting and breastfeeding policies: insights from the Asia-Pacific region

Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia; Julie Smith, ANU; and Shoba Suri, International Baby Food Action Network India; plus many more.

Global progress in improving infant and young child feeding practices has been hindered by a lack of funding of national breastfeeding policies and there are renewed calls at the international level to address funding gaps.

11
Sep
2017

Gender responsive budgeting for breastfeeding

Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia; Julie Smith, ANU; Shoba Suri, International Baby Food Action Network India; Alessandro Iellamo, Philippines, plus many more.

The first Asia-Pacific regional workshop on ‘Gender Responsive Budgeting for Breastfeeding’ will be hosted by the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute and School of Regulation and Global Governance on 11 and 12 September 2017.

11
Sep
2017

‘Modern Malaysian’: De-culturalising traditional Malaysian cuisine

Gaik Cheng Khoo, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
11
Sep
2017

Re-claiming the Ocean: climate change, oceanic sovereignties and maritime contestations in the Pacific

Professor Edvard Hviding

In the 21st century Pacific views of the ocean as generative and supportive of distinct ways of human existence are challenged: for many islanders of Oceania, global climate change is transforming the life-giving ocean into a threat.

11
Sep
2017

The Polythink Syndrome in Group Decision Making

Professor Alex Mintz Institute of Policy and Strategy at IDC Herzliya, Israel

Studies of group decision making have focused on the groupthink syndrome and its pathology and weaknesses. In the book,The Polythink Syndrome (Stanford University Press, 2016, with C.

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