Past events

Responsibility to Protect, R2P, foreign assistance, domestic processes
27
Oct
2016

Implementing the Responsibility to Protect: Domestic processes and foreign assistance

International and Domestic Speakers

As the international community grapples with extensive humanitarian crises across the globe, the need for stronger domestic and regional capacity to prevent atrocities and protect populations is...

Flickr: 'School children in the Central African Republic' Pierre Holtz | UNICEF - http://bit.ly/2e57fST
26
Oct
2016

International Dynamics of Making Peace and Preventing Atrocity: Where Do We Stand

Professor Scott Straus and Associate Professor Severine Autesserre

In this seminar, two internationally renowned scholars of conflict and genocide studies, Professor Scott Straus and Associate Professor Severine Autesserre, will present their recent research on...

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...

20
Sep
2016

The United States as a rising power in the Asia-Pacific region

Professor Alan Henrikson

Today the geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific region is dominated by the rise of new powers. The role of the United States, as the established political and military power in the region, is...

Christiaan Triebert - Flickr: Azaz, Syria, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30976487
14
Sep
2016

The laws of war today: Challenges and developments

Ian Clark, Tara Gutman, Robert McLaughlin, and Cecilia Jacob

Constraining the worst excesses of war has never been more necessary. From the bombing of civilian populations in Syria, to the murky legal terrain of drone warfare, to the continued threat of a...

Engaging the neighbours book cover
06
Sep
2016

Book Launch: Engaging the Neighbours: Australia and ASEAN Since 1974 - Frank Frost

Mr Graeme Dobell, Journalist Fellow, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

The Department of International Relations warmly invites you to attend a Book Launch by Graeme Dobell of Frank Frost’s book, Engaging the Neighbours: Australia and ASEAN Since 1974.

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01
Sep
2016

Democracy and its discontents in Southeast Asia

Professor Mark R. Thompson, City University of Hong Kong

There has been a fundamental tension in the electoralist polities of Southeast Asia (Indonesia, the Philippines, and, until 2014, Thailand) between the interests of key elites and their middle...

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...

Image Courtesy: European Commission DG ECHO (www.flickr.com/photos/69583224@N05/14651372257), Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic | Flickr
18
Aug
2016

Ebola in West Africa: Through the security looking-glass

Dr Christian Enemark Aberystwyth University, UK

In 2014 the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) described the Ebola outbreak then ongoing in West Africa as ‘a threat to international peace and security’ (Resolution 2177). It was the first...

Image source_Liberation School [http://liberationschool.org/system-change-not-climate-change/]
10
Aug
2016

Global governance at a crossroads? Accountability and reform of multilateral institutions

Susan Park, Lorraine Elliottt, Jochen Prantl, Jeremy Youde

Almost all aspects of contemporary global politics are, in some way, affected by multilateral organisations. Everything from the global economy to everyday diplomacy is mediated through the rules...

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