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Events August 2022

01
Aug
2022

PhD Seminar: Bunching evidence from Australia’s income contingent loan scheme

Mr Shane Johnson, PhD Candidate, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Building on the work of Chapman & Leigh (2009) we examine behavioural responses to the first repayment threshold in Australia’s Higher Education Contributions Scheme (HECS).

02
Aug
2022

Planetary Health Equity Hothouse - lecture and launch

Sharon Friel
Sharon Friel will discuss the global consumptogenic system of institutions, policies, commercial activities, norms and behaviours that encourage and reward excessive production and consumption of fossil fuel-reliant goods and services that are unhealthy and inequitably valued and distributed.
02
Aug
2022

Adjusted Net Saving needs adjusting: reassessing human and resource factors in sustainability estimates

Jack Pezzey, Australian National University

Hybrid event - Weston Theatre and online via Zoom

03
Aug
2022

Banished Indonesians: Experiences of Colonial Exile in Sri Lanka

Ronit Ricci (Hebrew University of Jerusalem; ANU)

Join in-person: McDonald Room, Menzies Library, 2 McDonald Place, Australian National University

03
Aug
2022

International Parliamentarians for West Papua: European and Pacific action on human rights abuses in West Papua

The Chair of the IPWP, The Hon Alex Sobel MP (Labor Party, UK), Co-chair of the IPWP, The Hon Ralph Regenvanu (Opposition Leader, Vanuatu), Member of the IPWP, Mr Benny Wenda (President of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua).

In 2019 the Leaders of the Pacific Island Forum, including Australia, called for the Office of the United Nations Human Rights Commission to conduct an independent investigation into the human rights situation in Indigenous West Papua.

04
Aug
2022

2nd Australian Workshop on Public Finance

Various as per program

2nd Australian Workshop on Public Finance

04
Aug
2022

Mega renewable projects on Indigenous land: prospects for real benefit?

Jon Altman
Can Indigenous holders of native title rights and interests ensure that they benefit from mega renewable energy projects on their land?
04
Aug
2022

Australia’s rivers are ancestral beings

Dr Alessandro Pelizzon, Professor Anne Poelina and Dr Erin O’Donnell.
05
Aug
2022

How to write an opinion piece (and why that matters)

Jenna Price, Hosted by Ariadne Vromen

Dr Jenna Price, ANU Visiting Fellow and columnist at the Canberra Times and the Sydney Morning Herald gets inquiries every day from academics who want to write op-eds or comment pieces.

05
Aug
2022

Foreign capital inflows and monetary sterilisation in Papua New Guinea

Thomas Wangi

The central bank uses sterilisation policy to mitigate the monetary effects of foreign capital inflows in PNG.

05
Aug
2022

SARI Seminar Series: Right Hand, Left Hand: The Flexible Politics of Yoga

Associate Professor Shameem Black

Hosted by the ANU South Asia Research Institute.

09
Aug
2022

At the margins for globalization: Indigenous Peoples and international economic law

Sergio Puig
This seminar explains how Indigenous interests are protected under international economic agreements and how to build from the limited success of such protections.
09
Aug
2022

The sovereign debt crisis in Sri Lanka: Anatomy and policy options

Prema-chandra Athukorala, Australian National University

During the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in national debt levels across the entire world, with reported cases of downgrading sovereign debt ratings and difficulty of fulfilling debt obligations (‘debt distress’) heavily concentr

11
Aug
2022

Social movements and articulation of alternatives to development

Dr. Souvik Lal Chakraborty

Please join us for an upcoming RE&D Research Notes hybrid seminar (Acton Theatre or zoom). Dr. Souvik Lal Chakraborty will present his research insights on social movements and articulation of alternatives to development.

12
Aug
2022

Is Malaysian democracy liberalizing, backsliding, or merely staying put?

Prof Meredith Weiss

This seminar is hosted by the ANU Malaysia Institute.

Dual delivery: This seminar will be held in-person and online in zoom.

16
Aug
2022

Living democracy - transformative change begins at the edge

Tim Hollo
This talk explores processes of institutional change, in ecology and in politics, presenting a model that indicates how practices at the edges of our system can become transformative.
16
Aug
2022

Extreme temperatures, mortality, and adaptation: Evidence from the county level in China

Paul Burke, Australian National University

Extreme temperatures are known to cause adverse health outcomes. Yet knowledge on the magnitude of this effect in developing countries is limited due to data availability and reliability issues.

18
Aug
2022

The Outlook For A New World Order: A World with Greater Tax Harmonization

Variety as per program

The Zoom details are available here.

19
Aug
2022

Do political leader rotations matter to exports? The case of Vietnam

Nhat Mai Nguyen

Political leaders work in different locations during their careers. Their movements are claimed to promote economic development and strengthen their leadership capacity.

23
Aug
2022

Political economy of vaccine diplomacy: explaining varying strategies of China, India, and Russia's COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy

Mao Suzuki and Shiming Yang
Through comparative case studies of China, India, and Russia, we explain variations in their styles of vaccine diplomacy with a focus on political economic factors, namely the country’s relative strengths and weaknesses in the vaccine supply chains.
23
Aug
2022

The Global Fund in an era of pandemics

Peter Sands, Executive Director, The Global Fund
23
Aug
2022

Hari Tani Nasional: A forum on the future of rural Indonesia

Various

Indonesia remains a rural country. With 45% of the population living in the countryside (approx. 123 million), Indonesia has the fourth-largest rural population in the global south. Agriculture is the lead sector in 20 of 34 provinces.

23
Aug
2022

Missing migrants: Border closures as a labour supply shock

Lynda Sanderson (New Zealand Productivity Commission)

We study the firm-level impacts of a labour supply shock induced by the unanticipated closure of the New Zealand border due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

24
Aug
2022

Transformations of youth resistance: underground music scene and Islamic politics

Hikmawan Saefullah (Lecturer, Padjadjaran University)

Join in-person: McDonald Room, Menzies Library, 2 McDonald Place, ANU

25
Aug
2022

Korea-Australia Tax Symposium 2022

Various- as per program

A summary report of the two-day event is available here.

26
Aug
2022

The Conquest of Hazaristan

Namatullah Kadrie

This seminar is hosted by the ANU Mongolia Institute 

30
Aug
2022

Climate finance for renewable energy development in Fiji: complex problems and troubling solutions

Kirsty Anantharajah
This presentation troubles the promise of climate finance for renewable energy development in Fiji, and explores alternatives manifesting on the ground.
30
Aug
2022

Careers with a PhD in Economics: a panel discussion

Mark Fabian, University of Tasmania; Hang Hoang, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; Fahad Khan, Asian Development Bank; Moekti Soejachmoen, IA-CEPA ECP Katalis; Tong Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology

Where can a PhD in Economics take you? What strategies are useful for current PhD students when it comes to their post-PhD careers? This event will feature a panel of alumni from the Crawford Economics PhD program.

31
Aug
2022

Migration and foreign direct investment policy complementarity in Australia’s modern history

Stewart Nixon, Crawford School, ANU

Australia’s modern economic development has received significant contributions from both migrants and foreign direct investment (FDI), with or despite migration and FDI policies following contrasting paths and being independently formulated.

31
Aug
2022
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