Past events

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14
Aug
2017

Does Australia Really Want a Rules-Based International Order?

Professor Shirley Scott, UNSW Canberra

This seminar will enquire into the notable shift in rhetoric on the part of the Australian government from that of support for ‘international law’ to that of support for a ‘rules-based...

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03
Aug
2017

Diplomatic Cooperation: An Evolutionary Perspective

Professor Iver B. Neumann, LSE

Public Lecture co-hosted by the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and the Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, The Australian National University...

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23
May
2017

Economic Ideas in Political Time: The Crisis of Neoliberalism and Rise of a New Nationalism?

Dr Wes Widmaier, Griffith University

Over the past century, economic policy orders – rooted in ideas that shape interests – have spanned the Progressive, Keynesian, and Neoliberal eras, marked by periods of prolonged growth and...

WomanStats Project
16
May
2017

The WomanStats Project and Database

Professor Valerie Hudson, Bush School of Government and Public Service

The WomanStats Project began in 2001, with the goal of investigating the relationship between the security of women and the security of nation-states. To that end, it began an ambitious data...

PIE Night May 2017
15
May
2017

Postgraduate Information Evening

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Whether you are an experienced professional looking for a career change, or just finished your degree and are thinking about further study, come along to this event to learn about postgraduate...

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09
May
2017

Can Might Make Right? Grotian Rules of Regulation in International Relations

Simon Cotton, Princeton University

In this seminar, I investigate one of the most puzzling claims of international-relations realism: namely that, given anarchy, ‘might makes right’. I first distinguish it from descriptive and meta...

05
May
2017

Leadership and Japanese Grand Strategy: Is there an "Abe Doctrine"?

Dr David Envall, ANU

Since becoming Japanese prime minister for a second time in 2012, Shinzō Abe has sought to remake Japan’s national security posture so that the country can play a more active role in international...

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02
May
2017

The Dialectics of World Orders

Professor Thomas Biersteker, Graduate Institute of International Development Studies, Geneva

The Dialectics of World Orders manuscript, and the larger collaborative project out of which it emerged, has been long in the making. Begun at MIT in the late 1970s under the guidance of the late...

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18
Apr
2017

The First Political Order: Some Preliminary Results from a Minerva Initiative-Funded Research Project

Professor Valerie Hudson, Bush School of Government and Public Service

In 2014, we were awarded a Minerva Initiative grant from the US Department of Defense to investigate empirically the relationship between the security of women and the security of states. This...

30
Mar
2017

Power, Restraint, and China’s Rise

Assistant Professor Chin-Hao Huang, Yale-NUS College

Please note that this is a book manuscript review seminar: two chapters from the manuscript will be circulated ten days in advance and taken as read by participants. Please register for the event...

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