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Events April 2021

06
Apr
2021

An evaluation of school admission policy reform in Indonesia: Improving equity, reducing learning?

Daniel Suryadarma, Asian Development Bank Institute

Education systems globally have implemented school choice policies with the stated objective of improving equity.

07
Apr
2021

Insights into public trust and attitudes to the environmental performance in the Australian cattle industry

Dr Bradd Witt

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.

07
Apr
2021

Fintech, social entrepreneurs and the pandemic

Sara Dhewanto (Duithape), Leonardo Kamilius (Koperasi Kasih Indonesia), Amiruddin (Investree)

10-11.30 WIB

12
Apr
2021

Fundamentals of Intergovernmental Management

Dr Isi Unikowski

Officials play a vital role in supporting the federal system and its functions. But there’s no how-to manual for this important role; the rules, whether formal or informal, have to be learned ‘on the job’.

13
Apr
2021

Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

Peter Drahos
Peter Drahos argues in his new book that China is best positioned to change the direction, speed, and scale of innovation in world capitalism.
14
Apr
2021

Coerced powersharing?Jokowi, Partai Demokrat and the shrinking of Indonesia's opposition

Marcus Mietzner (ANU)

In much of the literature on broad multi-party coalitions in presidential systems, it is assumed that parties naturally seek alignment with presidents in order to gain access to state resources.

14
Apr
2021

In conversation with Martin Parkinson

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, Katharine Murphy and Professor Helen Sullivan

Martin Parkinson will be in conversation with Katharine Murphy on Martin’s essay A Decade of Drift from Monash University Publishing’s new In the National Interest series.

15
Apr
2021

COVID-19, Agriculture, and rural development

Honorary Associate Professor Chris Manning (The Australian National University); Professor Catur Sugiyanto (Universitas Gadjah Mada); Dr Lucentezza Napitupulu (World Resources Institute Indonesia)

10am – 12 pm WIB

ANU Indonesia Project together with Universitas Gadjah Mada will host our annual Mubyarto Public Policy Forum with three speakers.

16
Apr
2021

Non-tariff measures and trade among Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership participating countries

Amphaphone Sayasenh

Implementation of bilateral, regional and multilateral trade agreements has brought down tariffs significantly among RCEP countries.

16
Apr
2021

1985 reform of the Australian tax system

Paul Tilley, Visiting Fellow, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute

The audio recording of the event, and Power Point slides are available in the ‘downloads’ tab above.

19
Apr
2021

At Risk, or Risky Lives as Protection? Perceptions of vulnerability among socially marginalised citizens during the COVID-19 crisis

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

‘I had to comfort myself, that if you survive so much in this environment… I mean if my immune system has been able to cope up until now, then it can handle a bit more, right?

20
Apr
2021

Modern capitalism and the future of health: assessing the costs and charting alternatives

Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg, City University of New York, School of Public Health and Health Policy
21st century capitalism in the cascade of public health crises confronting the world today.
20
Apr
2021

Forced displacement, mental health, and child development: evidence from the Rohingya refugees

Asadul Islam, Monash University

Forced displacement is a major driver of mental disorders among refugees worldwide. Poor mental health of adult refugees, particularly mothers, is also considered a risk factor for the psychological well-being and development of their children.

21
Apr
2021

Twenty-five years of HIV/AIDS responses in Indonesia

Ben Hegarty (University of Melbourne)

This project draws on material from a National Library of Australia Asia Study Grant-funded project on community memory and epidemiological histories of HIV.

22
Apr
2021

The future of Indonesia’s foreign trade

His Excellency Mr Muhammad Lutfi (Indonesia’s Trade Minister), Dr Arianto Patunru (ANU)

Indonesia Policy Dialogue Thursday 22 April 2021 1-2pm AEST or 10-11am WIB

22
Apr
2021

Battered: A virtual reality exhibition on climate change

Makoi Popioco - Co-Founder, PFD

‘Battered’: A virtual reality tour into a Filipino coastal village reeling from Climate Change is an exhibition of an interactive 360-degree video that immerses visitors into a coastal village in the Philippines that has been suffering from extreme wea

22
Apr
2021

In Conversation with Sara Bice

Professor Sara Bice

How understanding the Social R

27
Apr
2021

History and Art History in Southeast Asia

Professor Adrian Vickers, USyd

Event abstract: 

New Mandala and the Southeast Asia Institute at ANU are pleased to present this seminar by Professor Adrian Vickers, who is a Visitor in the School of Culture History and Language.

27
Apr
2021

Competition, productivity and product mix: The effect of China on Mexican plants

Scott French, School of Economics at UNSW

We investigate the effect of the rise in product market competition, measured by the increase in Chinese exports to Mexico and the US on the productivity of Mexican plants between 1994 and 2007.

28
Apr
2021

Results of the 3rd State of Infrastructure and Engagement unpacked

Various

Respondents to the ANU Next Generation Engagement Program’s 3rd State of Infrastructure and Engagement Survey reported that stakeholder and community pressure remains one of the leading causes of project delay and that project delays and cancellations

28
Apr
2021

Macroeconomic research, present and past by Kenneth Kuttner (Joint CAMA/SEACEN centre webinar)

Kenneth N. Kuttner, Williams College

What is the state of macroeconomics? We explore this question by hand-collecting information on the epistemological approaches, theoretical and empirical methods and data sources used in macro research for 1,894 published papers.

28
Apr
2021

Banning The Islamic Defenders’ Front (FPI): Testing the Limits of State Control

Greg Fealy (ANU)

The Jokowi Government’s recent banning of the Islamic Defenders’ Front (FPI) is the most sweeping anti-Islamist action since the fall of Soeharto’s New Order regime in 1998.

29
Apr
2021

Researching in Indonesia without fieldwork in an age of COVID-19.

Dr. Amalinda Savirani, Universitas Gadjah Mada | Assoc. Prof. John McCarthy, ANU | Ms Lila Sari, ANU | Dr Eva Nisa ANU

Hosted by the ANU Indonesia Institute, this discussion forum is designed for all researchers, but especially postgraduate students, w

29
Apr
2021

Thinking about the value of extinguished native title rights and interests

Jon Altman
How might non-market economic values and lost opportunities be compensated? To what extent was Timber Creek as a test case the first, rather than last, legal say on the matter of compensation?
29
Apr
2021

Online forum: Researching in Indonesia without fieldwork in an age of COVID-19.

Dr. Amalinda Savirani, Universitas Gadjah Mada; Assoc. Prof. John McCarthy, ANU; Ms Lila Sari, ANU; Dr Eva Nisa, ANU

This online forum is designed for researchers whose work in Indonesia has been impacted by COVID-19.

30
Apr
2021

Debt growth and economic growth: public debt and inflation thresholds analysis since 2000

Taehyun Ryu

Increasing government spending doesn’t grow the economy, at least in the short term, but rather debt growth hinders economic growth.

30
Apr
2021

Myanmar under the military: What can we do?

Jayde Lin Roberts, University of NSW | Nicholas Ross, ANU | Salai Samuel Hmung, ANU Myanmar Students Association | Yuri Takahashi, ANU | Chaired by Nick Cheesman, Director, ANU Myanmar Research Centre

30
Apr
2021

ANU Korea Institute Film Night (students only): Ode to My Father

A movie that broke box office records, Ode to My Father (JK Youn, 2014) presents an epic journey over six decades of South Korean history, from the Korean War to the 21st century, through the life of an ordinary man who experienced extraordina

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