All events

22
Aug
2017

The Law of the Sea in the Asia Pacific Region

Conference

Professor Wolff Heintschel Von Heinegg

ANU College of Law Event. Presented by Centre of Military & Security Law and the United Services Institute of the ACT

Opportunities, threats and challenges

2017 marks...

10
Aug
2017
22
Jun
2017

My Father, My Country: a film evening with Dame Meg Taylor

Function

Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School, ANU; Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General to the Pacific Islands Forum.

In 1938 three Australian patrol officers – Jim Taylor, John Black and Pat Walsh – set off on an...

20
Jun
2017
07
Jun
2017

Drought and famine relief in Papua New Guinea, 2015-2016

Forum

Various speakers

PNG was severely impacted by the 2015-16 El Niño drought and, at some very high altitude locations, a series of destructive frosts. The drought and frosts impacted many rural villagers between mid-2015 and...

24
May
2017

The absence of trust: Australian strategic thinking and PNG 1950-1975

Seminar

Dr Bruce Hunt, Research Fellow, School of History, College of Arts and Social Science, ANU.

The seminar will focus on Dr Bruce Hunt’s recent monograph Australia’s Northern Shield? Papua New Guinea and the Defence of...

19
May
2017

First impressions: Elizabeth Durack, an artist in Papua and New Guinea, 1968

Panel Discussion

The ANU Library is hosting a panel discussion for the exhibition opening of a recently acquired collection of works by Elizabeth Durack (later Durack Clancy).

The eminent Australian artist, was invited...

18
May
2017

We deserve to thrive: poetry and climate activism

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner

Venue: Sir Roland Wilson Building, Theatrette 2, ANU

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner is a Marshall Islander poet and spoken word artist. She received international acclaim through her inspirational poetry...

16
May
2017

Women in leadership: what it means to be elected as the first female leader in the Pacific

Student lecture

H.E. President Hilda C. Heine

Overview

H.E. President Hilda C. Heine is the first female president of any independent Pacific island nation and one of only three women serving in the Marshallese...

16
May
2017

Creativity and climate change action - Workshop

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner

How do we effectively and creatively share...

16
May
2017

ST Lee Lecture - Climate change crisis: an examination of the turbulent history and modern day consequences of the vulnerability of the Marshall Islands

H.E. President Hilda C. Heine

Overview

Low elevation, extreme floods and persistent droughts have left the Marshall Islands and its people at the mercy of rising sea levels and under threat of losing their homes.

...

09
May
2017

Towards increased food security and welfare in Timor-Leste

Seminar

Professor Sonia Akter, Assistant Dean (Research), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

This study uses a nationally representative cross-section survey conducted in 2016 from rural...

03
May
2017

PNG Elections, 1964 to 2017: screening of documentary and a Q&A discussion with ANU academics

Function

Dr Nicole Haley, Convenor, ANU State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program; and Dr Terence Wood, Research Fellow, ANU Development Policy Centre.

Devpolicy, the PNG Canberra Student’s Association and The...

26
Apr
2017

FILM - Angels of War (1982, 54mins)

Devpolicy, the PNG Canberra Student’s Association and the Pacific Institute are proud to present

 

Angels of War (1982, 54mins)

5:15pm for 5:30pm, Wednesday 26 April

...

13
Apr
2017

Protecting economic and social rights in post-conflict Timor-Leste: a regulatory theory approach

RegNet PhD Seminar

Adérito Soares

Post-conflict countries often devote little attention to economic and social rights. This is partly because of other urgent priorities such as the security sector and electoral-political agendas...

30
Mar
2017

What happens when a river owns itself? The case of the Whanganui River, New Zealand

Seminar

Julia Talbot-Jones, PhD student, Resources, Environment, and Development Program, Crawford School, ANU.

This week New Zealand granted the Whanganui River legal standing, shifting ownership of the riverbed from the New...

30
Mar
2017

The End of RAMSI: What has it Meant?

Public Lecture

Mr Quinton Devlin

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After 14 years, the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will conclude on 30 June 2017. RAMSI was originally deployed in mid-2003 at the invitation of...

27
Jan
2017

Oceanic Knowledges Conference

Conference

Various

ANU Humanities Research Centre in association...

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