Events May 2019

28
May
2019

Applying the social identity approach to understand social conflict: A wind energy case study

Rebecca Colvin
Social conflict about land use change is regularly dysfunctional; people focus on defeating their opponents at the expense of securing a workable solution to how we should manage our land. Wind energy development has been especially prone to dysfunctional social conflict. In this talk, we explore how social identity helps to explain dysfunctional social conflict and consider its promise as part of a solution.
28
May
2019

US-China rivalry: the macro policy choices

Rod Tyers, University of Western Australia and The ANU

Stylised representations of recent US and Chinese tax reforms, tariffs against imports, and alternative Chinese monetary targeting are examined using a calibrated global macro model that embodies both trade and financial interdependencies.

29
May
2019

Political animals: the qualities of successful aid policy entrepreneurs

Dr Benjamin S. Day

Why do states redirect their aid policy? And what factors are most important in driving such change?

29
May
2019

SDSC International Security Women Scholars and their Scholarship

Professor Joan Beaumont, Professor Evelyn Goh, Dr Aurore Chow, Dr Amy King, Dr Meighen McCrae and Dr Joanne Wallis
29
May
2019

Film screening | Occupation: Native

"The Aboriginal story is often buried deep beneath the accepted 247-year Australian historical narrative. It’s not that the Australian story is wrong, it’s just that it’s a wee bit one-sided."
 
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