Events November 2017

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Nov
2017

Silent Witnesses: An exhibition of sculptures by Martin Rowney

The artworks in this exhibition reflect upon the dichotomy between the profound nature of the research undertaken at the John Curtin School, and the mundane nature of everyday objects that were silent witnesses to these considerable events. Rowney has reimagined these objects within his artworks to tell the stories of their observations.
14
Nov
2017

Holding the Tax Commissioner to account

Associate Professor Celeste Black, University of Sydney Law School.

At a time when the tax base is perceived to be under constant threat, governments and revenue authorities around the world are working to strengthen their tax systems by removing opportunities for aggressive tax planning and simultaneously enhancing th

14
Nov
2017

Fear in a rapidly changing world

Valerie Braithwaite, Miranda Forsyth, Ibi Losoncz, Rod Broadhurst
We have made significant progress as a society toward teaching individuals the craft of managing fear productively. We have been less successful, however, in designing regulatory systems that recognize fear as both an enabler and disabler of behavioural and social change. This panel will present insights on the role of fear in regulation from ANU scholars Professor Valerie Braithwaite, Professor Roderic Broadhurst, Associate Professor Miranda Forsyth and Dr Ibolya Losoncz.
14
Nov
2017

Inequality of opportunity in China’s labour earnings: the gender dimension

Dr Jane Golley, China in the World, ANU.

This paper investigates ‘inequality in opportunity’ in China’s labour earnings, defined as the component of inequality determined by personal ‘circumstances’ that lie beyond the control of each individual, as opposed to the component determined by ‘eff

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