Sydney, you're invited to the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific Seminar Series.
'World on fire: Are democracy and liberalism in our region going up in smoke?'
Is Liberalism dead? What of the rise of populism? How should Australia and our partners in the Indo Pacific respond?
Join academics from the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific as they debate the hot issues and consider Australia's role as big powers shape our region.
This is a free event with complimentary drinks and refreshments.
Veronica L. Taylor is an international lawyer and socio-legal scholar and has contributed extensively to the study of Asian legal systems, particularly Japan and Indonesia. Veronica is Professor of Law and Regulation, where she convenes the Law, Human Rights and Justice cluster and is Director-designate of the Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ). Veronica is also Director of the ANU Japan Institute.
Bina D'Costa is Senior Fellow/Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations. Bina’s research interests span migration and forced displacement; children and global protection systems; gender-based violence in conflicts; and human rights and impunity. She has undertaken studies on refugees, stateless communities and IDPs, and has provided inputs and technical advice to Human Rights bodies, UN agencies and NGOs.
Adam Triggs is an economist and the Director of Research at the Asian Bureau of Economic Research at the Crawford School of Public Policy. Adam is widely published in leading economics journals and is a regular contributor to the Australian Financial Review, The Conversation, East Asia Forum, The Monthly, Huffington Post and other Australian and regional publications.
Tomoko Akami is an associate professor with the School of Culture, History and Language. Tomoko is currently working on an Australian Research Council project on 'Empire and Global Health Governance', examining the League of Nations Health Organization's operations in Asia and the Pacific region in the inter-war period.