Events November 2018

01
Nov
2018

Spirit possession in modern China: demons, missionaries, and anthropologists

Benjamin Penny

Further details about this seminar will be uploaded soon.

01
Nov
2018

Launch of 'Does ASEAN Matter? A View From Within'

Dr Marty Natalegawa, former Foreign Minister of the Republic of Indonesia, and distinguished ANU alumnus; and ANU Chancellor Professor Gareth Evans.
Join us for the Australian launch of Does ASEAN Matter? A View From Within by the highly-regarded diplomat Marty Natalegawa, former Ambassador and Foreign Minister of Indonesia.
 
02
Nov
2018

Estimating the impact of a natural disaster on remittances in the Philippines: Evidence from Typhoon Haiyan

Christopher Cabuay, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

International remittances often play a substantial role during times of crises following natural disasters. In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan crossed the Philippines, affecting approximately 3.4 million families.

02
Nov
2018

House price and credit cycles: Effects of global liquidity and risk perception

Satoshi Tobe (Kwansei Gakuin University)

This presentation explores the determinants of house prices and bank credit.

06
Nov
2018

The Indonesia energy technology assessment study

Arif Syed, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Indonesia is planning to undertake a huge expansion in its electricity base in the next few years. Installed capacity is expected to increase significantly over the current capacity by 2025.

06
Nov
2018

ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival

Dr Elly Kent, ANU Indonesia Institute, and others.
ReelOzInd! aims to raise awareness and improve understanding between Australians and Indonesians. Although we are close neighbours, we know surprisingly little about each other.
09
Nov
2018

An integrated theory of subjective well-being

Mark Fabian, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Subjective well-being scholarship has opened valuable new vistas in wellbeing research over the past four decades or so.

13
Nov
2018

Australia-China relations at the crossroads?

Professor the Honourable Bob Carr
Professor the Honourable Bob Carr will deliver the 2018 CIW Annual Lecture on Australia-China relations and Australia's role as a US ally and a partner of the Chinese.
15
Nov
2018

India Update 2018 – Voices of difference: minority positions in a majoritarian world

Professor G.N. Devy, founder director of the Bhasha Research and Publication Center, India; and more.
The South Asia Research Institute at ANU announces its biennial conference that brings together scholars, policymakers and cultural practitioners to take stock of recent developments.
15
Nov
2018

Self-Organised Collectives: 'Amateur' Photography Groups in China, 1977-1988

Chen Shuxia
Through the study of five amateur photography groups active in Beijing between 1977 and 1988, this research investigates how different ways of self-organising cohorts provided communal space for these collectives to learn and practice photography, from the private spaces in the late 1970s to emerging public spaces in the 1980s, which resulted in a more plural approach in photographic discourse.
15
Nov
2018

Postgraduate information evening

Cecily Stewart, Manager, National Recruitment and Development, Crawford School of Public Policy

Looking to enhance your public policy career?

Explore your options to study at Crawford School of Public Policy at the ANU Postgraduate Information Evening on Thursday, 15 November, from 5pm-7pm at the Hyatt Hotel, Canberra.

16
Nov
2018

Risk aversion among Australian households: Empirical evidence from panel data

Owen Freestone, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

This paper explores the extent of risk aversion among Australian households using panel data on consumption and wealth from the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey.

20
Nov
2018

Kyrgyzstan: A Central Asian transition economy at the crossroads

Prema-Chandra Athukorala and Hal Hill, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

This paper provides an analytical narrative on the economic development of Kyrgyzstan, a republic of the former Soviet Union.

22
Nov
2018

Book launch: Hidden Horrors - Japanese War Crimes in World War II

Yuki Tanaka, author of 'Hidden Horrors - Japanese War Crimes in World War II'

This event will see the launch of the second edition of Professor Yuki Tanaka's book Hidden Horrors - Japanese War Crimes in World War II (Rowman & Littlefield 2017).  Professor Tanaka will give a lecture on Okuzaki Kenzo and his

23
Nov
2018

Commodity diversification and export performance: a comparative study of Asian developing countries

Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

There has been renewed emphasis on the potential benefits of diversifying the commodity composition of exports in order to promote export expansion.

26
Nov
2018

ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language Summer School 2018

The Centre’s annual Summer School is a flagship educational event on Australia’s linguistics calendar.

27
Nov
2018

Public Lecture: Studying the vernacular in the vernacular by the vernacular speakers - the case of the Kulu Language Institute in the Solomon Islands

Dr Alpheaus Graham Zobule

Join us for the 2018 CoEDL Summer School public lecture on Tuesday 27 November: Studying The Vernacular In The Vernacular By The Vernacular Speakers: The Case of The Kulu Language Institute In The Solomon Islands.

29
Nov
2018

The 10 Year Rollercoaster of Global Health Equity: Power, Progress & Pitfalls

Professor Jeff Collin, Professor Louise Signal, Ms Kym Goodes, Mr Romlie Mokak, Dr Pat Ranald, Ms Carmel Williams
29
Nov
2018

Public lecture: The linguistics of the internet

Gretchen McCulloch

Join us for the 2018 CoEDL Summer School public lecture on Thursday 29 November: The Linguistics of the Internet: Why online language matters.

30
Nov
2018

The role of imported intermediate inputs in Indonesia’s manufacturing exports

Deasy Pane, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

This paper provides empirical evidence on the impact of imported intermediate inputs on firms’ manufacturing exports in Indonesia.

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