Events November 2017

20
Sep
2017

Asian Language Taster Classes

Are you interested in learning another language? Seeking an edge in the “Asian Century”?

02
Nov
2017

China: rule-taker or rule-maker in the international intellectual property system?

Wenting Cheng
This is Wenting’s PhD completion seminar, in which she will revisit the hypotheses concerning China’s international intellectual property engagement, discuss key findings from her case studies, and propose the conclusions for her doctoral research.
02
Nov
2017

Tax reform to accelerate Indonesian economic growth

Professor Suahasil Nazara, Professor of Economics, Universitas Indonesia, and Chairman of Fiscal Policy Agency, Indonesian Ministry of Finance.

Indonesia’s total tax to GDP ratio has been declining since 2012 and now stands as one of the lowest in the region. Studies have shown that tax reform can help accelerate economic growth.

02
Nov
2017

Lame Liberal Leaders, Mistrustful Voters, and the Populist Counterrevolution in the Western World

Dr Takis Pappas

What do people vote against when they decide to cast a vote for the populists?

02
Nov
2017

The politics of public supervision in China - searching for authoritarian accountability

Zhuang Meixi
In recent years, a number of social accountability innovations encouraging public supervision have begun to emerge at the subnational level in China. Detailing the case of Wenzhou city’s Civil Monitory Organization, this seminar explores the challenges and opportunities of public supervision politics in China, and specifically how civil monitors manage to supervise local cadres who are not institutionally accountable to citizens.
02
Nov
2017

Australia’s business investment challenge

John Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury.

In this Sir Leslie Melville Public Lecutre, Secretary to the Treasury John Fraser will speak about the trends and influences driving business investment in Australia, and the challenges these present to the economy, following a major project undertaken

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