Past events

10
Nov
2016

"Conflict in Myanmar" Book Launch

Nicholas Farrelly, Michael Wesley

Edited by Nick Cheesman and Nicholas Farrelly, Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion is the publication from the 2015 Myanmar Update conference held at the Australian National University....

Army and nation cover
27
Oct
2016

Guarding the Guardians: How India has tamed its military and stayed a democracy

Steven I. Wilkinson, Yale University

India’s independence leaders were well aware of the threat India’s colonial-style army posed for the new democracy. This talk explores the strategies Nehru and others adopted to control the...

22
Sep
2016

Asia Pacific hypothetical: Confronting a regional crisis

Professor Michael Wesley

The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs in collaboration with the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) Western Australia branch, is hosting an event for youth to engage with...

29
Aug
2016

Australia 360: How is Australia travelling in today's world?

Various Speakers

As the axis of global power spins back towards Asia and the Pacific, is Australia well-placed to react to a rapidly-shifting world? Are we doing all we can to meet the challenges and opportunities...

Najib Razak 1MDB (CCTV News). Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX3FurHC22w
26
Aug
2016

Malaysia Update Conference 2016: Najib’s Malaysia — A Crisis of Confidence?

International and national speakers

International and national speakers

Speakers include: leading Malaysian political figures including former Second Finance Minister, Dato’ Seri Haji Ahmad Husni (UMNO MP), Dato Paduka...

25
Aug
2016

E-Book Launch: The End of UMNO? Essays on Malaysia’s Dominant Party

Various speaker

In the lead up to the Malaysia Update Conference 2016 on Friday the 26th August, Saifuddin Abdullah, John Funston, Clive Kessler, James Chin, and Bridget Welsh, contributors to a new book edited...

04
Aug
2016

What is at stake in the constitutional referendum in Thailand?

Various speakers

Many observers of Thailand have likely followed the April release of the draft constitution written by a committee appointed by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the series of...

Myanmar
11
May
2016

Myanmar's political transition

Dr Nicholas Farrelly, Ms Jacqueline Menager, and Mr Chit Win

A panel presentation featuring Dr Nicholas Farrelly, Ms Jacqueline Menager, and Mr Chit Win.

In November 2015, Myanmar held historic elections in which Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League...

09
May
2016

Coalitions of the willing and the shared responsibility to protect

Professor Toni Erskine, University of New South Wales

Department of International Relations: Power, Ethics & World Order Seminar Series

There has been widespread support for the idea that the so-called ‘international community’ has a...

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05
May
2016

Individual petitions before the Thai constitutional court 2007-2014

Sarah Bishop

In 2007 with the coming into force of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand B.E. 2550 (2007) individuals whose rights and freedoms were violated were, for the first time, given a limited...

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