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South Asia Events

Unless otherwise stated the seminar rooms are located in the Coombs Building.

Date Time & location Title & presenter
01 Nov 6:00pm-8:00pm
Weston Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU

Public Forum
The Rohingya of Myanmar: Past, Present and Future

Presenter(s): Muhammed Aksu, Bluestar Intercultural, ACT and Trevor Wilson, Visiting Fellow, Department of Political & Social Change

09 Nov 3:00pm-4:30pm
Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Centre (130), corner of Garran Road and Liversidge Street, ANU

ANU Myanmar Research Centre Event
Time for Change? Myanmar's peace process two years after the NLD landslide

Presenter(s): Justine Chambers, ANU, Jenny Hedstrom, Monash University, Khin Maung Yin, UNSW ADFA, Cecile Medail, UNSW ADFA, Chair: Dr Nick Cheesman, ANU

17 Nov 9:30am-11:00am
Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU

PhD Seminar (Econ)
Do state ideology indoctrination courses build individual social capital? Evidence from Indonesia

Presenter(s): Rus'an Nasrudin, PhD Scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

20 Nov -21 Nov 8:30am-5:00pm
Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Centre (130), corner of Garran Road and Liversidge Street, ANU

Update conference
2017 Vietnam Update: The Politics of Life

Presenter(s): Various international, national and ANU speakers

Previous seminars in 2017

Date Time & location Title & presenter
10 May 12:30pm-2:00pm
Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU

Indonesia Study Group
Acehnese hospitality towards Rohingya refugees

Presenter(s): Antje Missbach, Monash University.

17 May 6:30pm-8:00pm
Haydon-Allen Lecture Theatre (23), University Avenue, ANU

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The 2017 Jakarta Election: the Campaign Online and Offline

Presenter(s): Dr. Ross Tapsell; Dr. Marcus Mietzner

18 May 4:00pm-5:30pm
Seminar Room 1.04, Coombs Extension Building (8), Fellows Road, ANU

Political Financing Reform: Politics, Policies and Patronage in Malaysia - ANU Malaysia Institute

Presenter(s): Professor Edmund Terence Gomez, University of Malaya

24 May 11:15am-12:30pm
TBA

Seminar on Malaysia
Malaysia: Prospects, opportunities and challenges - ANU Malaysia Institute

Presenter(s): YB Senator Dato' Fahariyah Nordin, Encik Mua'amar Gadafi, YB Chua Yee Ling, State Assembly , YB Zairil Khir Johari

29 May 3:00pm-5:30pm
TBA

Lecture and Q&A with Professors Brian Schmidt and Michael Wesley in Jakarta, Indonesia

Presenter(s): Professor Brian P. Schmidt & Professor Michael Wesley

31 May 3:00pm-4:30pm
Seminar Room 1.04, Coombs Extension Building (8), Fellows Road, ANU

Careful What You Wish For: Salafi Islamisation and the Shifting Structures of the Malaysian State

Presenter(s): Assoc Professor Lily Zubaidah Rahim, Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney

14 Jun 12:30pm-2:00pm
Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU

Indonesia Study Group
Islam in Australian-Indonesian relations: fear, stereotypes and opportunities

Presenter(s): Dr Greg Fealy, ANU.

20 Jun 12:30pm-2:00pm
Seminar Room 1.04, Coombs Extension Building (8), Fellows Road, ANU

RegNet Bookclub
Bridging Divides in Transitional Justice: The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Presenter(s): Cheryl White, Sarah Williams and Wendy Lambourne

26 Jul 12:30pm-2:00pm
Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU

Indonesia Study Group
Agrarian change, food security and social protection: towards a relational analysis of the government of poverty in rural Indonesia

Presenter(s): Associate Professor John McCarthy, Crawford School, ANU.

26 Jul 4:00pm-5:30pm
Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension Building (8), Fellows Road, Australian National University

ANU Malaysia Institute Seminar
At the Margins of the Indonesian-Malay World? Thoughts about Malay writing in Sri Lanka

02 Aug 2:00pm-3:00pm
TBA

ANU College of Law Event Presented by the Centre for International and Public Law
An update on the Thai justice system in dealing with drug offenders

Presenter(s): Chief Justice Veerapol Tungsuwan

04 Aug 9:30am-11:00am
Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU

PhD Seminar (Econ)
The export performance and characteristics of manufacturing firms in Laos

Presenter(s): Buavanh Vilavong, PhD scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

16 Aug 4:00pm-5:30pm
Weston Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU

ANU Malaysia Institute Seminar
'Being' a refugee in urban Kuala Lumpur: Performance, knowledge and the perception of others

Presenter(s): Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter, Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Queensland

18 Aug 12:00pm-5:00pm
Lotus Auditorium, China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, ANU

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Research Showcase

Presenter(s): Various

22 Aug -23 Aug 9:00am-5:00pm
TBA

Conference
The Law of the Sea in the Asia Pacific Region

Presenter(s): Professor Wolff Heintschel Von Heinegg

23 Aug 12:30pm-2:00pm
Acton Theatre, JG Crawford Building (132), Lennox Crossing, ANU

Indonesia Study Group
Fixing Indonesia’s infrastructure crisis

Presenter(s): Nicholas Morris, University of New South Wales, and Tusk Advisory Indonesia.

11 Sep 4:00pm-5:30pm
Institutes Boardroom, 1.12 Coombs Extension Building (8), Fellows Road, Australian National University

ANU Malaysia Institute Seminar
‘Modern Malaysian’: De-culturalising traditional Malaysian cuisine

Presenter(s): Gaik Cheng Khoo, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

17 Oct 4:00pm-5:30pm
HC Coombs Grounds, HC Coombs Building (9), Fellows Road, ANU

ANU Southeast Asia Society
Why study Southeast Asia?: Chai and chats with John Blaxland

Presenter(s): Professor John Blaxland

19 Oct 4:00pm-6:00pm
Lecture Theatre 1.02, Sir Roland Wilson Building (120), McCoy Circuit, ANU

ANU Malaysia Institute Seminar
Pan Malaysian Islamic Party – democratic Islamists, or illiberal ethno-nationalists?

Presenter(s): Clive Kessler, Emeritus Professor, Sociology & Anthropology, The University of New South Wales, Norani Othman, Retired Senior Fellow and Professor of Sociology at UKM, Dr John Funston, Visiting Fellow, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

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