Past events

03
Nov
2014

Normative power India?

Dr Ian Hall

In the first fifteen years after India became independent, in 1947, it was a keen "norm entrepreneur" in international society, prompting anti-imperialism, anti-racism, nuclear disarmament and the...

27
Oct
2014

Complex Socialisation and Normative Layering

Dr Mathew Davies

In this talk, Dr Davies takes issue with the regular constructivist and rational choice accounts of socialisation. Neither of these do justice to the existing norms that actors may be embedded...

20
Oct
2014

International Development Decisionmaking since the GFC: Revisiting "Why Do States Give Aid?"

Ben Day

The international relations literature, despite having paid it substantial attention, does not offer an adequate answer to the seemingly straightforward question, Why do states give aid? Instead,...

07
Oct
2014

Research Methods and your PhD: Reflections on the Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Reseach (IQMR)

Joanna Spratt and Ben Day

Jo and Ben were selected as delegates of ANU's College of Asia Pacific to attend the 2014 Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research (IQMR) at Syracuse University's Maxwell School in June...

22
Sep
2014

Book Launch: 'Realising Rights: How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights' and 'Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History, respectively'

Dr Mathew Davies and Dr Luke Glanville

Book Launch: Dr Davies and Dr Glanville question each other about their recently published books, Realising Rights: How Regional Organisations Socialise Human Rights and Sovereignty and...

19
Aug
2014

Who is first? The Public/Private Partnership in National Cyber Security Strategies

Dr. Madeline Carr, Department of International Relations, Aberystwyth University

ABSTRACT: Cyber security is emerging as a pressing national security problem - not only in terms of material vulnerabilities but also in terms of conceptualising security approaches....

14
Aug
2014

Investigating the costs and benefits of nuclear power

Various

Building off a two-day, international workshop, this public forum aims to cut through the misinformation that has often characterised the public debate in many countries about nuclear power, and...

19
Jun
2014

Book launch of 'China's Foreign Policy' by Emeritus Professor Stuart Harris

Launched by: The Hon Bob Hawke AC, former Prime Minister of Australia

You are invited to attend the book launch onChina's Foreign Policy(PolityPress) by Emeritus Professor Stuart Harris, on Thursday 19th June.

The launch will be held in...

11
Jun
2014

The 'Responsibility to Protect' and the Protection of Conflict Induced Internally Displaced Persons: Gender and Global Norms

Lucy Hall, PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales

As distinct areas, R2P, Internal Displacement Protection Frameworks and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda are receiving increasing amounts of attention in relation to their relevance vis-ÌÊ-vis...

01
May
2014

Southern Thailand: from conflict to negotiations

Professor Duncan McCargo

Since 2004 separatist violence in southern Thailand has claimed over 6000 lives. Malaysian government backed peace talks, which were officially endorsed by the Thai government in 2013, have now...

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