Are you interested in learning another language? Seeking an edge in the “Asian Century”?
The Art of Anthropology showcases the photographs of 31 ANU anthropologists taken during their research “in the field” in various places around the world.
Based on ethnographic research over the past two years, Clarke Jones argues that Western governments have made very little headway to address violent extremism because of the lack of genuine grassroots consultation with communities in the development a
The rest of the world has some stake in how the UK’s planned exit from the EU (Brexit) is achieved, but it is a much more important matter for the UK economy. The issues to be managed are myriad, involving three main problems.
Life Cycle explores the place of the bicycle in the everyday lives of city dwellers in Kolkata. Are Kolkata’s bicycles relics of a past to be hastily discarded or are they viable, if complicated, cargo vehicles in India’s burgeoning cities?
Since the early 1980s advocates seeking to ratchet up levels of intellectual property (IP) protection have shifted forums both vertically and horizontally in order to achieve their goals.
Todd Morris, The University of Melbourne.
This presentation responds to the burgeoning norms literature in International Relations (IR) that conceptualises the norm life-cycle as a non-linear dynamic process that is open to contestation and change of ‘meanings in use’.
In the past century, little was known of the service of Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders Australians in the Australian defence forces.
Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) Visiting Fellow Isao Ishida presents the first seminar of the AJRC Seminar Series for Semester 2 entitled ‘Financial market volatility: An overview of the literature and an introduction of a new approach based on
This paper examines the relationship between countries’ bilateral trade with the United States that is not due to gravity (non-gravity trade) and the distribution of income within countries.
Sephora Mangin, Monash University.
Light lunch available.
The colourful banners and huge campaign rallies of the 2017 Papua New Guinea National Elections held in June and July may have put policy on the backburner for some as they were swept up in the excitement of the vote.
In most minority-world countries enormous advances have been made over the past 20 years in achieving greater legal equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
This class introduces students to current Taiwanese (also known as Hoklo), part of the Hokkien or Minnanyu language group. Spoken by about 70% of Taiwan’s population, it is also widely spoken in Fujian Province on the Chinese mainland.
In this seminar, Professor Warwick McKibbin will outline his ARC Centre of Excellence project on population ageing. The overall project is multi-disciplinary across a number of universities.
The propaganda campaigns of violent extremists such as ISIS and al-Qaeda, the messaging and cyberwar efforts of emerging powers in the East, and the rise of so-called “fake news” have placed the issue of understanding and effectively competing in 21st
The Department of International Relations invites you to join us as Professor Bill Maley is in conversation with Mr Peter Greste, Australian Journalist and Author as they discuss his new book First Casuality.
The combination of rising inequality in income and wealth with stagnating living standards for much of the distribution represents a fundamental societal challenge for the rich countries of the OECD.
Recent progress in robotics and artificial intelligence has generated intense debate on the impact of automation on employment.
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Come and learn about Chinese Lion Dance performance, and West African music from Senegal. You will gain an understanding of Chinese and West African performances and their histories in Australia.
‘Fake news’ has become a buzzword in the contemporary lexicon. In the aftermath of the Jakarta election, there has been significant concern about the so-called rise of ‘hoaxes’ in the Indonesian public sphere.
The 2017 Papua New Guinea National Elections, held in June and July, copped both criticism and praise — but mostly criticism.
Bahasa Indonesia (or “Indonesian Language”) is spoken in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Serawak and Singapore.
This article identifies the governance challenges of shale gas development. Mexico has vast shale gas reserves and production and exploration of natural gas were liberalised after the energy reform was adopted into law in 2014.
Suraj Prasad, The University of Sydney.
Afternoon tea available.
When PAS won state elections in Kelantan and Terangganu in 1959 it was the first time an Islamist political party anywhere in the world had won office in a democratic election.
Determinants of investment in intangibles by firms and the effects of intangible investment on firm productivity have been documented for developed economies. Evidence on these issues in emerging economies, however, is scarce.
In this public lecture, Petia Topalova and Zsoka Koczan will present findings from the latest World Economic Outlook published by the International Monetary Fund.
Learning from Fukushima began as a project to respond in a helpful way to the March 2011 triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown) in north-eastern Japan.
South Asia Research Centre Adda Seminar Series
Japan was the most successful country among the OECD to reduce the emission of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) over 1990-2014.
The impacts on Australia’s trade relations of the creation in 1901 of a customs union of the Australian states has yet to be extensively investigated.
Abstract: Celebrities are private citizens who voluntarily assume public ro
You are invited to attend the book launch of Guarding the Periphery: the Australian Army in Papua New Guinea, 1951-75, by Dr Tristan Moss.
In my MTR talk I will present how I create my own corpora of reciprocals in Thai during fieldwork over the last year, and apply this to one of the common strategies for expressing reciprocal semantics in Thai, namely the marker kan.
In this seminar, Anpeng develops a growth model with heterogeneous firms to study the allocative inefficiency in emerging economies.
In the Global South since the 1980s, as economic downturns under pressure from the forces of neoliberalism have eroded social relations and pauperized populations, sport and athletes’ bodies have become major focus of attention in many countries, offer
Indonesia, home to more than 3.5 million micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in the manufacturing industry, is struggling to provide reliable electricity supply in some regions. Little is known about how the power blackouts affect MSE performance.
Thinking of pursuing a career within the United Nations? Wondering about opportunities, challenges and the glass ceilings that impact on women’s progression to senior roles?
The Australian Government, through the Australian Research Council and the Department of Education and Training is assessing how universities are translating their research into economic, social and other benefits and how to incentivize greater collabo
There is now less euphoria about the impact of the digital age on diplomacy than some years ago, and as a result of fast-moving social and technological change there are more reasons to discuss the state of “digital diplomacy”.
Fought on 31 October 1917, the Battle of Beersheba, and its dramatic conclusion by a mounted charge of two Australian light horse regiments, has become one of Australia’s best known First World War actions.
Economic growth and international trade growth have been sluggish following the global financial crisis. Current projections indicate that growth may continue to be sluggish in the medium term.