Events October 2020

01
Oct
2020

Creating a future without poverty: In conversation with Philip Alston, Sabina Alkire and Sharon Bessell

Philip Alston, Sabine Alkire and Sharon Bessell, Mark Kenny

Join Mark Kenny as he talks to three of the world’s leading voices on poverty measurement, research, and eradication about creating a post-COVID future without poverty. Is such a future possible?

02
Oct
2020

The heterogeneous impacts of tariffs and NTM on total factor productivity of Indonesian firms

Krisna Gupta

The Indonesian government has been working hard in engaging with the world market as average tariffs keep decreasing.

02
Oct
2020

ANU Mongolia Institute Lunchtime Online Seminar with Dr Li Narangoa

Dr Li Narangoa

The ANU Mongolia Institute is hosting an interdisciplinary series of online seminars on Mongolia. In this upcoming event, Dr Li Narangoa will present on the legacies of the Mongol invasions of Japan.

Abstract

05
Oct
2020

Malaysia's Judiciary: Challenges and Future Directions

Dr Kevin YL Tan, Dr Björn Dressel, Dato’ Malik Imtiaz, Dr Jaclyn Neo

Join us for a roundtable discussion on Malaysia's Judiciary: Challenges and Future Directions.

06
Oct
2020

[Webinar series] 2020 Conversations Series- Critical junctures: Reimagining regulatory governance

Various

2020 Conversations Webinar Series: Critical junctures: Reimagining regulatory governance

07
Oct
2020

2020 aid budget breakfast

Professor Stephen Howes
07
Oct
2020

Leadership in a time of Covid-19

Ben Bland, Lowy Institute; Dinna Prapto Raharja, Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations, Synergy Policies)

In this webinar we will discuss the new book written by Ben Bland, Man of Contradictions: Joko Widodo and the Struggle to Remake Indonesia.

08
Oct
2020
09
Oct
2020

Women's empowerment in Indonesian agriculture: Does productivity matter?

Umi Yaumidin

This paper examines whether agricultural productivity can improve the condition of women’s empowerment in rural Indonesia.

12
Oct
2020

Introduction to National Security: Critical Conversations

Multiple Presenters

This engaging three-day program introduces participants to the central issues, threats, challenges and opportunities that underpin Australia’s national security environment.

13
Oct
2020

Economics of green hydrogen

Thomas Longden, ACDE, Crawford School, ANU

Green hydrogen holds promise as a zero-carbon fuel if production costs are low enough. We specify the production cost of hydrogen for Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolysers using universally applicable equations.

15
Oct
2020

Commodity-induced capital shortfall and survival of renewable and non-renewable resource firms

Denny Irawan, CAMA, PhD Student

The study presented in this seminar modifies the Systemic Risk Index (SRISK) by Brownlees and Engle (2017) to measure potential capital shortfall of natural resource companies and how it is affected by the fluctuation of the commodity price cycle and b

15
Oct
2020

How did Paris-trained Cambodian intellectuals transform into hardened Maoist guerrillas?

Matthew Galway
This presentation explores the link between the Chinese Communist Party’s efforts to globalize Maoism and the dialectical engagement of exported Maoism by intellectuals who became Maoists in Cambodia.
15
Oct
2020

In Conversation with Dr Claire Benn: Artificial intelligence and ethics

Dr Claire Benn
In our next In Conversation event, Dr Claire Benn will join Dr Jason Ketter, Head of Advancement at the Australian National University (ANU) College of Asia and the Pacific, to explore the sampling of ethical issues with which AI is infused.
16
Oct
2020

ANU Mongolia Institute Lunchtime Online Seminar with R Spencer Haines

R Spencer Haines

R. Spencer Haines will present the next ANU Mongolia Institute lunchtime seminar to discuss the rise of the Zunghar nomadic polity in Central Asia during the 17th Century AD.

This will also constitute Mr Haines’ doctoral thesis presentation.

19
Oct
2020

Policy essentials series

Dr Trish Mercer

While the world of policy is often chaotic and unpredictable, academic concepts and frameworks can help policy makers to understand how policy issues are identified and analysed and the major policy instruments available to government in reaching and c

19
Oct
2020

EL1 National Security Development Program: Framing the Future

Multiple Presenters

This interactive and practical nine-day program will deepen participants’ understanding of the national security community and the range of strategic challenges it faces - now and into the future.

20
Oct
2020

Measuring economic development with daytime satellite imagery

Paul Raschky, Monash University

We propose a methodology for predicting subnational economic development using daytime satellite imagery. We collected high-resolution satellite images and corresponding ground truth data (e.g.

21
Oct
2020

Measuring well-being for a sustainable & desirable future

Associate Professor Ida Kubiszewski

Please join us for an upcoming RE&D Research Notes webinar, hosted by the Resources, Environment and Development group (RE&D), Crawford School of Public Policy.

21
Oct
2020

Pacific labour mobility and remittances in times of COVID-19

Dr Dung Doan, Dr Kenia Parsons, Dr Kirstie Petrou and Dr Matthew Dornan
21
Oct
2020

Malaysia Update 2020: Alternative Visions for Malaysia

The Malaysia Update is one of the most well-known conferences on Malaysia outside of the country, and builds on ANU's commitment to research in the field of Malaysian studies.
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