Events January 2018

13
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.
15
Jan
2018

The Populist Voter

Associate Professor David Doyle, University of Oxford

17
Jan
2018

The social contract, preferences for redistribution, and tax morale

Various speakers

Taxation is central to the social contract between citizens and the state. Yet little research has explored the relationship in developing countries between individual

17
Jan
2018

Sacralising Jiangnan: Constructing Daoist geography in medieval China, or Sima Chengzhen and his fudi system in the Jiangnan area

Chen Jingjing

In 711, after the Daoist Cavern Mystery ordination for two princesses, Emperor Ruizong planned to establish two Daoist observatories in Chang’an for his two daughters.

18
Jan
2018

Pursuing a Chinese Dream: Arab Entrepreneurs in Eastern China

Wen Meizhen

Since the late 1990s, the city of Yiwu, Zhejiang province, has become an increasingly popular business destination for Arab entrepreneurs from the Middle East and North Africa.

18
Jan
2018

Book Launch: Populism and Patronage

Professor Edward Aspinall, Associate Professor David Doyle, Dr Paul Kenny

You are invited to attend the book launch of Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia, and Beyond, by Paul Kenny

22
Jan
2018

Mon in Myanmar: 2018 and Beyond

Keynote - Dr Ashley South, Chiang Mai University

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