Past events

11
Jul
2018

Will the tiger change its stripes? Thinking toward the future in Malaysia

Meredith L. Weiss

Abstract The wee hours of 10 May 2018 brought Malaysia’s incumbent Barisan Nasional (BN, National Front) a rude shock and opposition Pakatan Harapan (Alliance for Hope) a jolt of exuberance. For...

10
Jul
2018

Spectrums of Political Islam in Urban Malaysia and Indonesia

Hew Wai Weng

Abstract Building upon my ongoing research on consumption, place-making and political participation of urban middle-class Muslims, especially those living in Bangi and Depok, this seminar examines...

22
Jun
2018

The politics of public supervision of government in China: The case of the civil monitory organization

Meixi Zhuang

Abstract China appears to be an unlikely host for accountable governance. But in recent years, a number of local innovations encouraging public supervision of government have emerged. Detailing...

19
Jun
2018

The myth of the self-made man in rural China

Camille Boullenois

Abstract Nowhere has economic development been so dramatic than in post-socialist rural China. Liberal economic reforms initiated by Deng Xiaoping’s administration from 1978 onwards progressively...

Bayu Kurniadi
22
May
2018

Defending the Sultan's Land: Yogyakarta, Aristocratic Power and Control over Land in Post-Autocratic Indonesia

Bayu Dardias Kurniadi

Abstract This pre-submission seminar discusses the revival of aristocratic politics in post-authoritarian Indonesia. It attempts to explore why some aristocrats have staged successful political...

15
May
2018

Icons of the past: stories about children born of violence in the Guatemalan and Peruvian truth commissions

Ana Alonso

Abstract Ana Alonso’s research investigates the stories about children born of violence that are present in memorialisation practices, through the analysis of the Guatemalan and Peruvian...

Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in, and Kim Jong Un
30
Apr
2018

Unravelling the Inter-Korean Summit

Jong-Sung You, Lauren Richardson, Min-hyoung Park

LIVESTREAMED from 3.45pm Mon 30th April

If you missed out on a ticket to this sold out event, don’t worry, you can watch it on Facebook Live - livestreamed on our ANU Coral Bell School...

05
Apr
2018

ANU Religion Conference 2018: Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories: Global Perspectives

Call for papers--deadline extended to 20 Dec 2017

Call for Papers

ANU Religion Conference 2018

Theme: Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories: Global Perspectives

05-07 April 2018, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, The Australian...

27
Mar
2018

Environmental Change & Migration in an Agrarian Society: The Case of Coastal Bangladesh

Towheedul Islam

Abstract This seminar presents a mid-term review of a PhD project, which examines the adaptive responses to environmental and climatic changes among agrarian communities in coastal Bangladesh....

20
Feb
2018

Electoral rules, clientelism and partisanship in Indonesia

Diego Fossati

A vast literature studies the effects of electoral institutions on party systems. Research on the relationship between electoral systems and the strength of partisan identities, however, is...

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