Events December 2018

08
Oct
2018

Talk to us about study in 2019

Cecily Stewart, National Recruitment and Development

Are you considering your options for graduate study in 2019 to enhance your career working in and with government?

02
Nov
2018

Living Water: Journeying in inks

Water is the life blood of civilisations and an important element in many spiritual traditions all over the world. This exhibition draws on the ancient traditions of Chinese brush work, interpreted through the lens of European abstraction. The works embody Ella Whateley’s travel and learnings around the island of Taiwan.
03
Dec
2018

Climate impacts on Tuvalu and hopes for climate change negotiations

Rt Hon Enele Sosene Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu
04
Dec
2018

The Uyghur emergency: the causes and consequences of China's mass incarceration of Turkic Muslims

Associate Professor Michael Clarke, Mr Nury A Turkel, Ms Louisa Greve
The Chinese government is receiving increased pressure over its archipelago of mass detention camps, holding approximately one million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (also known as East Turkestan).
07
Dec
2018

Does the income elasticity of electricity demand in Thailand change with income?

Panittra Ninpanit, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

This seminar will present research on the electricity-income relationship in Thailand, using provincial data from 2006 to 2016. The research seeks to find whether the effect of income on electricity demand varies with the level of income.

07
Dec
2018

The 'natural resource curse' and sustainable economic development

Mark Partridge, Professor and the Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy at the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, Ohio State University

The ‘natural resource curse’ is a common issue in economic development for resource-rich countries and regions.

11
Dec
2018

Carbon taxation in a fossil fuel-dependent economy: The case of Canada

Prof Kathryn Harrison, University of British Columbia

It is a truism that carbon taxes are good policy but bad politics, as Australians know all too well. Yet despite the political challenge, some governments still adopt carbon taxes and most of those survive.

11
Dec
2018

Women Policing in China: Separate but equal?

Anqi Shen
In this study I will explore women in policing in mainland China, and more specifically, women’s entry into policing, female representation in the police, and female officers’ current status, integration and gendered challenges in the police occupation. In the conclusion, I question whether the ‘Western’ model of women’s integration into policing is effectively applicable to female police in China.
11
Dec
2018

The road to Indonesia’s 2019 elections

Panel speakers

On 17 April 2019, Indonesia will hold simultaneous elections for the presidency, legislatures at the national, provincial and district levels, and also the Regional Representative Council (DPD).

12
Dec
2018

Apocalypticism, radicalisation and jihadism: exploring the impact of ‘End of World’ discourses on Indonesian Islamism

Greg Fealy (ANU)

When two pro-ISIS families launched suicide bombings on Surabaya churches and police facilities in May 2018, killing 28 people, they were not primarily driven by a desire to support the faltering Islamic State in Syria and Iraq or fellow jihadists who

13
Dec
2018

The Anatomy of Artificial Intelligence

Professor Kate Crawford, Distinguished Research Professor, New York University

Public Lecture presented by Professor Kate Crawford, Distinguished Research Professor, New York University, and co-founder and co-director of the AI Now Institute

14
Dec
2018

National Parliament Fellowship Program seminar, India 2018

Bhavya Gupta, ANU; Radhika Agarwal, ANU

Two Indian Fellows on the National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (NPFP) will present their research findings in a seminar to be followed by a morning tea.

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