Past events

Image: Artwork by Joydeb Roaja, ‘Generation Wish Yielding Trees and Atomic Tree’, 2017
07
Jan
2020

Decolonising humanitarian protection? Survival vs rights of indigenous peoples in the context of protracted displacement in Asia

Various

Registration is absolutely ESSENTIAL for this event. Please email jennifer.canfield@anu.edu.au to register.

This workshop investigates new perspectives on indigenous jumma communities in...

Stephen Phillips
19
Dec
2019

State-created vulnerability as a deterrent: The perceived vulnerability of single male asylum seekers

Stephen Phillips, Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

This seminar explores the extent to which the denial of the vulnerability label to certain individuals and groups can lead to an increase in their level of vulnerability, as through their...

Appraising Thucydides’ Trap
14
Nov
2019

Appraising Thucydides’ Trap

Professor Steve Chan, University of Colorado, Boulder

Audio recording of the seminar.

The notion of ‘Thucydides’ Trap’ claims that the danger of war increases when a rising state approaches or overtakes a ruling state’s power. It offers the...

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11
Nov
2019

Emotions and Power in World Politics

Dr Emma Hutchison and Professor Roland Bleiker, University of Queensland

In recent years, the study of emotions has become one of the most exciting innovations in international relations. Emerging as a critique of the long-held dichotomy of emotion and reason, early...

Rainbows not Rambos
04
Nov
2019

Peacebuilding and Masculinity Transformation

Dr David Duriesmith, University of Queensland

While formal peacebuilding initiatives have overwhelmingly focused on shifting men’s relationship to violence, the scholarship on peacebuilding has only recently begun to address the role of...

Daniel P Bagge
03
Oct
2019

Sino-European relations through the lens of cybersecurity

Daniel P Bagge, Cyber Attache of the Czech Republic to the United States and Canada

How a midsized European country became a cyber player in the global arena (Spoiler: it´s assymetric!)

Audio recording of the lecture.

Daniel P Bagge was appointed as the Cyber Attache of...

Ibolya (Ibi) Losoncz
27
Sep
2019

Institutional disrespect: The structural marginalisation of refugee migrants in Australia

Ibolya (Ibi) Losoncz

Whose responsibility is it to address the disrespect felt by immigrants and other marginalised groups in their dealings with government institutions. In this seminar Ibi Losoncz, the author of...

CaliforniaNationalGuard Flickr CC
23
Sep
2019

On the Distinctiveness of Military Sexual Violence: What We Know about the Case of the US Military

Professor Annick T. R. Wibben, Swedish Defence University

Military sexual assault (MSA) is defined as attempted or completed sexual assault while the victim-survivor was serving in the US military, whereas military sexual trauma (MST) is used by the US...

Bullet impact on a YPR tank
19
Sep
2019

Conflict resolution and peacebuilding: Meet the practitioner

Craig Kentwell, Director of Humanitarian Operations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

In the 21st century, the need for effective conflict resolution and peacebuilding is as great as ever. Many long-running conflicts remain unresolved and some experts even see the menacing...

Image: DFAT Cambodian Midwife Project, Christoffe Gargiulo Flickr [CC]
16
Sep
2019

Securing Reproductive Health: A Threat to International Peace and Security?

Associate Professor Sara E. Davies, Griffith University

Audio recording of the seminar

Reproductive health is a threat to the security of women around the world. This seminar offers three arguments as to why reproductive health should be...

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