Events September 2017

22
Sep
2017

2017 Korea Update: Crossing Borders

Prof HeeMin Kim (keynote), Prof Jae-Jung Suh, Dr David Hundt, Dr Andrew Jackson, Assoc Prof Gil-Soo Han and many more

Presented by the ANU Korea Institute 

23
Sep
2017

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific is coming to Brazil!

Alex Nichols

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific will be visiting São Paulo, Brazil, on 23-24 September 2017.

23
Sep
2017

ANU Student Information Session - Singapore

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific will be visiting Singapore on Satur

26
Sep
2017

The role of investment treaties in investment liberalisation

Jonathan Bonnitcha
Investment treaties’ liberalisation provisions limit states’ ability to restrict or place conditions on new foreign investments. Such provisions are difficult to reconcile with existing theories that explain and justify investment treaties. This inter-disciplinary paper proposes a new conceptual framework to understand why states agree to such provisions, and explores the framework’s implications for policy debate about the regulation of incoming investment.
26
Sep
2017

Intensive and extensive margins of mining and development: evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Sambit Bhattacharyya, Sussex University.

What are the economic consequences of mining in Sub-Saharan Africa?

26
Sep
2017

ANU Taiwan Week

ANU Taiwan Week

ANU Taiwan Film Festival

26-29 September 2017 Auditorium, Australian Centre on China in the World

4.00pm, 26 Sep

Badu’s Homework 《風中的小米田》(2003)

27
Sep
2017

Burmese Taster Class

Dr Yuri Takahashi
27
Sep
2017

Inequality measurement: in pursuit of chimera?

Professor John Creedy, Victoria University of Wellington.

Inequality is now receiving considerable media attention. Yet, even when empirical indices of inequality are presented, conceptual and measurement difficulties are often ignored.

27
Sep
2017

Weighing the Evidence: Justice Antonio Carpio on South China Sea

The Honourable Justice Antonio T. Carpio

28
Sep
2017

National security: between theory and practice

Various speakers

The world is currently experiencing a major sea-change in international order, with an unprecedented transfer of wealth and power from West to East.

28
Sep
2017

A Rule of Law for Zomia

Mark Jones, PhD Candidate

Abstract

28
Sep
2017

Securitizing Culture in Post-Deng China: An Evolving National Strategic Paradigm, 1994–2014

Matthew D. Johnson
This talk will examine the emergence and impact of the threat image of U.S.-led globalization on national security paradigms in the People’s Republic of China.
29
Sep
2017

The ‘Post-truth’ era? The public sphere in the Asia Pacific

Multiple Speakers

“Post-truth” is the Oxford Dictionaries international word of 2016. It refers to a political culture in which debate is framed by appeals to emotion rather than factual rebuttals.

29
Sep
2017

Book Launch: A Duterte Reader - Critical Essays on Rodrigo Duterte's Early Presidency

This event is co-organised by the Department of Political and Social Change, the Australian National University Filipino Association, and the Philippine Studies Group.

29
Sep
2017

The Art of Anthropology

Various

The Art of Anthropology showcases the photographs of 31 ANU anthropologists taken during their research “in the field” in various places around the world.

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