Events May 2019

01
May
2019

Australian aid: building a robust performance culture

Jim Adams

Join us on Wednesday 1 May as former World Bank Vice President Jim Adams will present his reflections on the performance of the Australian aid program.

01
May
2019

Jokowi's re-election: national and local dimensions

Marcus Mietzner, ANU and Edward Aspinall, ANU

While President Jokowi was re-elected on 17 April for a second term, and the national result looks similar to that of 2014, there have been important electoral shifts in the regions.

01
May
2019

Solving the Climate & Health Crisis

Various
The ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) and the ANU Climate Change Institute (CCI) are joining forces to host this half day symposium to tackle the current climate and health crisis. Led by Professor Sharon Friel (Director, RegNet), the symposium will bring together experts from academia, civil society and government, with a focus on public health, climate science, regulatory governance, and public policy. The symposium will include a Radio National Big Ideas panel discussion hosted by Paul Barclay, and will conclude with a launch of Sharon Friel’s new book, Climate Change and the People’s Health (OUP), and networking drinks.
01
May
2019

Melbourne Launch — China’s rise: prosperity, power and pushback

Gareth Evans, Jane Golley, Ben Hillman, Beyongo Mukete Dynamic, Gloria Davies

The China Story Yearbook: Power Melbourne Launch features 'China’s rise: prosperity, power and pushback' panel discussion and the Yearbook will be launched by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Au

01
May
2019

Beyond the Great Wall: China Secures for Buffers

Yu-Hua Chen
Annexing Taiwan, maintaining the existence of North Korea, and neutralizing Mongolia are policy goals China has been pursuing for decades, although the power distribution of Northeast Asia has changed many times in the past sixty years. How to explain this puzzling behavioural consistency of China? This talk will provide a geopolitical answer to this question.
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