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Events July 2021

06
Jul
2021

Remote rituals in virtual courts

Meredith Rossner
What do virtual court hearings look and feel like for participants? What is the relationship between the material and symbolic elements of a court ritual and the meaning and experience of virtual co-presence?
07
Jul
2021

COVID-19, a grim view from the ground

Rimawan Pradiptyo (Universitas Gadjah Mada), Alissa Wahid (Gusdurian)

Please note different time 2.30-4pm AEST or 11.30am-1pm WIB

07
Jul
2021

Covid-19, a grim view from the ground

Rimawan Pradiptyo (Universitas Gadjah Mada), Alissa Wahid (Gusdurian)

Please note different time 2.30-4pm AEST or 11.30am-1pm WIB

08
Jul
2021

Reducing consumption of single-use plastics

Christine Parfitt

Abstract: It’s Plastic Free July (PFJ), a month where businesses, communities and individuals are invited to choose to refuse single-use plastics.

09
Jul
2021

2000: A new tax system

Paul Tilley, Visiting Fellow, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute

This event was by invite-only. PowerPoint slides and the audio recording are available in the ‘downloads’ tab above.

14
Jul
2021

Back from the dead: The Surprising revival of creative writing in Javanese

George Quinn (ANU)

Hybrid seminar

Following the ANU COVID-safe plan, registration prior to attending this event in person on ANU campus is required.

15
Jul
2021

Myanmar Update 2021: Living with the Pandemic and the Coup

Various

In 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic changed things everywhere. It is still too early to say what the full effects of the pandemic will be on Myanmar.

20
Jul
2021

Excavating China’s provincial web: online content regionalization and the state

Luzhou (Nina) Li
The historical development of China’s provincial web in the late 1990s and its implications for China’s internet governance today including its recent conception of cyber sovereignty.
21
Jul
2021

Science in the court: Expert knowledge and forest fires in Indonesia’s plantations

Rini Astuti (NUS, ANU)

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 12.30 - 2.00 pm AEST/9.30-11 am WIB

21
Jul
2021

In Conversation with Dr Christopher Ballard- The impact and story of Vanuatu’s Kuwae eruption

Dr Christopher Ballard

Kuwae 1452 AD, 2nd largest volcanic eruption of past 2000 years in world, oral traditions that describe exactly what happened, how people escaped and recolonised the remnant islands - both a Vanuatu story and a global one with implications for clim

22
Jul
2021

Towards sustainable hydropower: Policy implementation and livelihood transformation in the Sekong Basin, Laos

Kanya Souksakoun

In the field of water governance, numerous studies have debated the social impacts of hydraulic infrastructure development, especially the changes of resettlers’ livelihoods due to dam resettlement.

23
Jul
2021

COVID-19, Gender and Work: Policy, Risk and Opportunities for a gender responsive recovery

Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill, University of Sydney

The Social Policy Institute at the Crawford School of the ANU runs a series of workshops exploring major social policy concerns.

27
Jul
2021

Pathways to policy success: A qualitative comparative analysis of regulatory governance factors that shape food policy outcomes

Yandisa Ngqangashe
Qualitative Comparative Analysis is employed to empirically examine causal relationships between regulatory governance conditions of food policies and policy outcomes.
27
Jul
2021

A parallel solution for the Hessian matrix in neural network optimisation: the case of the mixture of expert model

Pham Van Ha, Australian National University

Second-order optimisation methods such as the Newton method have been known for their fast convergence.

27
Jul
2021

Jawi: sacred and secular

Dr Mulaika Hijjas (SOAS, London)

Abstract

28
Jul
2021

Global seminar - Socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in Indonesia: findings from a large scale household survey

Hidayat Amir (Ministry of Finance), Michelle Andrina (SMERU Research Institute), Ratnawati Muyanto (UNICEF), Rima Prima Artha (UNDP), Della Temenggung (Prospera)

Wednesday, 28 July 2021 1-2.30pm AEST or 10-11.30am WIB

29
Jul
2021

PSC special webinar: The future of Pacific step up and reset

PSC Director Professor Meg Keen, Crawford School, Hon. Zed Seselja and Dame Annette King, New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Australia

The Australia Pacific Security College (PSC) will host a panel event and webinar with Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Hon. Zed Seselja and Dame Annette King, New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Australia.

30
Jul
2021

Climate change mitigation co-benefits in the Chinese power sector: How do wealthier and poorer regions differ?

Xueting Jiang

Greenhouse gases and air pollutants are primarily emitted from the combustion of common source, fossil fuels, which brings potential co-benefit of reducing emissions simultaneously.

30
Jul
2021

PNG’s economic trajectory: The long view

Professor Stephen Howes, Rohan Fox, Maholopa Laveil, Luke McKenzie, Dr Albert Prabhakar Gudapati and Dek Joe Sum
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