Past events

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...

Image from www.chiangraitimes.com
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...

Eyewitness to early reform in Myanmar
27
Apr
2016

Book launch - eyewitness to early reform in Myanmar

Trevor Wilson

Department of Political and Social Change Visiting Fellow, Trevor Wilson, has released a new book – Eyewitness to early reform in Myanmar.

Published by ANU Press, the book provides an ‘on...

Photo: 2014 Election Day in Indonesia. Supplied by Eduardo Ramirez.
08
Mar
2016

Inducement or entry ticket? Broker networks and vote buying in Indonesia

Edward Aspinall

This paper presents preliminary findings of a study of vote buying in several districts in Java during Indonesia’s 2014 legislative elections. Using a combination of interviews and observational...

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