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Events December 2020

23
Nov
2020

Strategic policy fundamentals series

Erin Bowen

Designing and implementing strategic policy is challenging.

30
Nov
2020

Implementing science for strategic policy development

Erin Bowen

Improve strategic policy design through a greater understanding of implementation science.

30
Nov
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.

01
Dec
2020

Street level bureaucrats in a relational state

Miranda Forsyth, Gordon Peake

In this webinar, Associate Professor Miranda Forsyth and Dr Gordon Peake discuss governance in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville through the lens of those whom Lipsky famously termed “street-level bureaucrats.”

01
Dec
2020

Public Seminar: First Nations knowledge and wisdom; opportunities for recognition and sharing through academia

Dr Virginia Marshall and Miss Hmalan Hunter-Xénié, Moderator: Professor Quentin Grafton

In this conversation, leading First Nations academics and graduates will discuss the role of universities in recognising, celebrating and connecting with Indigenous knowledge and wisdom in all its forms.

01
Dec
2020

Myanmar's economy: post-COVID, post elections

Sean Turnell, Macquarie University

Part-way through an ambitious programme of reform, but greatly impacted by the ravages of COVID-19, Myanmar’s economy will be priority-one of the new government elected in November 2020.

01
Dec
2020

Special Thai Update: Protests 2020

Puangthong Pawakapan, Dr Suphat Suphachalasai, Professor Tyrell Haberkorn, Chris Baker, Dr Gregory Raymond

In Thailand since at least 1973, democratic practice – demanded by students and elites, supported by the king and later formally embraced by the armed forces in its fight against communism – has increased the participation of the broader population in

01
Dec
2020

Myanmar’s economy: post-COVID, post elections

Sean Turnell, Macquarie University

Part-way through an ambitious programme of reform, but greatly impacted by the ravages of COVID-19, Myanmar’s economy will be priority-one of the new government elected in November 2020.

01
Dec
2020

IDP Australia Application – Sri Lanka

Ida Wu, International Recruitment

The Crawford School Recruitment Team with IDA (Sri Lanka) has jointly planned a virtual journey to Sri Lanka, in order to reach out and extend our support to the future students.

02
Dec
2020

Fieldwork in the time of COVD-19: A discussion about methods and new research dynamics

Dr Sarah Milne, Professor Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Dr Kat Taylor, Associate Professor John McCarthy, Dr Kirsty Jones

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

02
Dec
2020

Public Seminar: Imagining the science-policy interface in 2050

Associate Professor Katherine Daniell, Dr Deborah Peterson, Moderator: Professor Anthony Jakeman

What will science and technology be like in 30 years? How might policy-making be different? When you bring the two together, will the interface between science and policy itself be different?

02
Dec
2020

Five Eyes, One Tongue and Hard of Hearing – Australia and Asia in China’s Century

Professor Louise Edwards, UNSW
Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) presents the 2020 CIW Annual Lecture (online): 'Five Eyes, One Tongue and Hard of Hearing – Australia and Asia in China’s Century' by Professor Louise Edwards, UNSW.
03
Dec
2020

ANU Energy Update 2020

Various speakers

Presented by the ANU Energy Change Institute in cooperation with the Energy Research Institutes Council for Australia (ERICA).

03
Dec
2020

Webinar Series: Governing Disruptions for Health Equity

Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine, Adjunct Professor Terry Slevin, Dr Belinda Townsend

Drought, fire, storms, and a global pandemic have mobilised governments, industry and the community in ways that would not have been imagined previously.

03
Dec
2020

The UNCRC and Child Protection in Australia – Rethinking approaches: In Conversation with Tim Moore, Morag McArthur and Sharon Bessell

Tim Moore, Morag McArthur and Sharon Bessell

17 December 2020 will mark the 30th Anniversary of Australia’s ratification of the United National Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

03
Dec
2020

China Update 2020: China, COVID-19 and the prospects for global recovery

Professor Ross Garnaut, Professor Cai Fang, Professor Yiping Huang, Professor Wing Thye Woo, Dr Wang Wei, Associate Professor Yu Sheng, Professor Libo Yin, Assistant Professor Shawn Chen, Associate Professor Sizhong Sun, Joel Bowman

The year 2020 has seen human societies hit heavily by the COVID-19 pandemic. And as the pandemic continues to unfold, all signs point to China as being the first major economy to have emerged out of the crisis. But many questions remain.

04
Dec
2020

The future of US climate policy under a Biden administration: Some implications for Australia

Adele Morris, Brookings Institution

Dr Morris will discuss the dramatically changed outlook for climate policy in the United States arising from the election of Joe Biden.

04
Dec
2020

The future of US climate policy under a Biden administration: Some implications for Australia

Adele Morris, Brookings Institution

Dr Morris will discuss the dramatically changed outlook for climate policy in the United States arising from the election of Joe Biden.

04
Dec
2020

ANU Mongolia Institute Capstone Lunchtime Seminar

Dr William Taylor, Dr Rebekah Plueckhahn

04
Dec
2020

Capital misallocation and state ownership policy in Vietnam

Phan Le

This paper examines capital misallocation in manufacturing firms in Vietnam from 2008—17. Three sources of capital misallocation are investigated: adjustment costs, uncertainty, and policy distortions.

07
Dec
2020

OCIS 2020 - Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Various

Held every two years, OCIS is the premier conference in international studies held in Australasia.

08
Dec
2020

IDP Australia Hour – Bangladesh

Crawford School event at the IDP Australia Hour

Looking beyond the turbulent year 2020, Crawford School Recruitment Team is gathering pace to resume its great effort in country recruitment. You are welcome to join the team for an online recruitment event ‘IDP Australia Hour’.

08
Dec
2020

After Hazelwood: what can be learned from Latrobe Valley regional transition policies?

Various speakers

In this webinar we review and evaluate key policy initiatives and strategies designed to strengthen regional economic, social and environmental outcomes in the Latrobe Valley in the three years following the closure of the Hazelwood power station.

08
Dec
2020

Betting on both sides: measuring common ownership of competing firms in Australia

Adam Triggs, Australian National University

We provide the first estimates of the extent of common ownership of competing firms in Australia. Combining data on market shares and significant shareholdings, we calculate the impact of common ownership on effective market concentration.

09
Dec
2020

[Online] Inner Mongolia: Three Words in the Wake of a Broken Strike

Christopher Atwood
For a few weeks in September, Inner Mongolia was in the news. In response to a new school policy, on paper fairly technical, Mongols in Inner Mongolia erupted in a social media storm, defending their mother tongue. The social media storm evolved into a student-teacher strike that rocked the region.
09
Dec
2020

Next Generation Engagement

Heidi Cooper - Transurban, Mark Stevenson - University of Melbourne, Moderator - Sara Bice

Recent research predicts increasing congestion in capital cities in the short term as commuters choose the perceived security of their car over public transport for their commute.

10
Dec
2020

Indonesia in 2020: Looking back at a year of crisis

Dr. Eve Warburton, Dr Saiful Mahdi, Prof. John McCarthy, Dr. Elly Kent, Sandeep Nanwani, Dr. Amalinda Savirani, Usman Hamid, Prof Ed Aspinall

To mark international Human Rights Day (10 December), the ANU Indonesia Institute invites you to an online discussion reviewing the events of 2020 in Indonesia from a human rights perspective.

10
Dec
2020

"Ask Us. This is Our Country’ – Aboriginal Children and Young People’s Participation in Public Decision-Making.

Dr Holly Doel-Mackaway

Children’s right to participate in decision-making about matters affecting them was enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) 30 years ago.

10
Dec
2020

Betting on both sides: measuring common ownership of competing firms in Australia

Adam Triggs, Australian National University

Please note: The date for this event has changed.

11
Dec
2020

Four decades of growth and industrial upgrading in the apparel value chain in the post MFA era: Evidence from Bangladesh

Abul Bashar M Fakhruzzaman

The remarkable growth of Bangladesh’s apparel industry within the global apparel value chain is an interesting case because it grew from virtually zero export capacity to the second largest apparel exporter in the world, disproving speculations that it

11
Dec
2020

Four decades of growth and industrial upgrading in the apparel value chain in the post MFA era: Evidence from Bangladesh

Abul Bashar M Fakhruzzaman

The remarkable growth of Bangladesh’s apparel industry within the global apparel value chain is an interesting case because it grew from virtually zero export capacity to the second largest apparel exporter in the world, disproving speculations that it

11
Dec
2020

Multiple voices of Malaya and Nusantara

Rommel A. Curaming, Farabi Fakih, Ngu Ik Tien, Thum Ping Tjin, Show Ying Xin

The concept of ‘Malaya’ continues to exert a powerful draw on our imagination, steeped in exotism and Orientalist reductions.

15
Dec
2020

The UNCRC in Australia: In Conversation with the ACT Youth Advisory Council

members of the ACT Youth Advisory Council

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) provides young people aged between 12 and 25 years with an opportunity to take a leading role in participation and consultation activities on issues that affect their lives; raise awareness of the aspirations, needs and

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