Events June 2019

18
Jun
2019

Populism, fake news and policy implementation

Michael Moore
“Fake news” is not new. However, with the advent of social media the ability to circulate “fake news” has had a major impact on decision making nationally and internationally. The seminar will examine examples from Australia and overseas where misinformation has had an impact on policy outcomes and will examine how public health advocates can counter this type of populism.
18
Jun
2019

Navigation by judgment: why and when top down management of foreign aid doesn’t work

Professor Dan Honig

Should aid programs micromanage their work? Or should they leave staff on the ground the space to decide for themselves?

18
Jun
2019

Analysis of institutions and convergence in decentralising Indonesia

Ari Kuncoro, University of Indonesia

Efforts to understand growth disparities among the regions in Indonesia are still progressing.

18
Jun
2019

Challenges facing Malaysia Baharu: the view from Sabah and Sarawak

Professor James Chin and Dr Vilashini Somiah
A discussion of Sabah and Sarawak's perspectives on Malaysia Baharu
18
Jun
2019

Security in Southeast Asia: risks and opportunities

Seti Dewi, Pham Quynh Trung and Arvind Jayaram
With a shifting geopolitical landscape, Southeast Asia again finds itself in between competing great powers. Part of ASEAN’s reason for being was to develop regional resilience against great power interference.
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