Past events

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 TODAY

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 Facebook page...

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...

16
Feb
2018

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in conflict-affected contexts: An alternative development partnership between an international non-governmental organisation and a non-state armed group in Shan State, Myanmar

Sharon Bell, PhD Candidate, Massey University, New Zealand

As the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is advanced, ascertaining how conflict-affected contexts can impact on achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is vital. The United...

18
Jan
2018

Book Launch: Populism and Patronage

Paul Kenny, Edward Aspinall and David Doyle

Populists pose a serious threat to democracy yet in country after country they are coming to power. Why? Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia, and Beyond (Oxford...

17
Jan
2018

The social contract, preferences for redistribution, and tax morale

David Doyle, Associate Professor of Politics, Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford; Gerard McCarthy, Doctoral Fellow, Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University (ANU)- Associate Director of ANU Myanmar Research Centre

Taxation is central to the social contract between citizens and the state. Yet little research has explored the relationship in developing countries between individual attitudes towards the social...

16
Jan
2018

The Centrality of Pork Amidst Weak Institutions: Presidents and the persistence of particularism in post-Marcos Philippines

Ronald Holmes

Abstract Pork barrelling, the common term for targeted spending driven by electoral incentives, is practised across many countries. The focus is generally upon projects and programs directed to...

Trump voters
15
Jan
2018

The Populist Voter

Professor David Doyle, University of Oxford

Populism is on the rise. From Brexit to Donald Trump to Victor Orbán to Nicolàs Maduro, populism has dominated the news headlines over the last year. Increasingly, we are beginning to understand...

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