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 June 2018
Friday 15
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - China in Conversation: The World Order in Transition - China, the US and Australia Website | More Information
The 21st century has been dubbed the Asian century, as the growth of China’s economic and political influence puts increased pressure on the existing world order. For Australia, an ally of the United States situated in the Indo-Pacific region, these changes could not be more significant.

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 July 2018
Tuesday 24
9:00 - CONFERENCE - WA Migration and Mobilities Update: Modern Slavery and Migration : MMoB's 2018 WA Migration and Mobilities Update Conference will focus on Modern Slavery and Migration Website | More Information
MMoB's 2018 WA Migration and Mobilities Update Conference will focus on Modern Slavery and Migration, with keynote speakers Professor Jennifer Burn, Anti-Slavery Australia, and Assoc. Professor Marie Segrave, Border Crossing Observatory, plus a range of panellists from community, academia and (...)

9:00 - SEMINAR - WA Migration and Mobilities Update: Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking : A conference bringing together policy makers, academics, industry and community to discuss the latest on modern slavery and human trafficking. More Information
The critically important and challenging subject of ‘Modern Slavery and Migration’ is the focus of this year’s WA Migration and Mobilities Update, an issue of increasing relevance in Australia to Government and key community interests. This fourth annual WA Migration and Mobilities Update provides (...)

 August 2018
Friday 03
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Craft Production and Transmission of Craftsmanship in China More Information
Exploring the evolution of artefacts and related behaviours (e.g., artefact production) spatio-temporally is a long-standing issue for both archaeologists and cultural historians. In the modern world, the survival of traditional craftsmanship and corresponding craft production are significantly (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar : Queer Mobilities: Social Normativities, Narratives of Geographic and Social Mobility and LGBTQ youth identity More Information
Social, cultural and archival knowledge frameworks have historically made sense of sexually-diverse youth through a concept of mobility in order to achieve community belonging. Specifically, the conceptual stories of queer youth coming out, transitions to adulthood, social engagement and identity (...)
Tuesday 14
13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations Seminar : Donald Trump and the ANZUS Alliance: Strategic culture and the politics of path dependence More Information
An enduring feature of Australia’s strategic policy is the alliance with the United States. Australian policymakers have made major material contributions in support of this relationship over the years, despite an absence of direct strategic threats and the fact that its economic relationship with (...)
Thursday 16
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar : Collecting the West: The Captain Matthew McVicker-Smyth Collection More Information
‘Collecting the West’ is an ARC funded research project that looks at what’s been collected from Western Australia with a particular focus on collecting practices. This focus enables exploration of the role of collections in identity formation, place making and the production of knowledge. The (...)
Friday 17
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Kishi Nobusuke, Moral Re-armament, and Asian Regionalism, 1945-1962 More Information
The origins of political conservatism in Japan are mired in Occupation history, with scholars emphasizing its emergence as a postwar development determined by the alliance between Washington and Japanese elites. This paper re-examines Japanese conservatism as a transwar and transnational project (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Linguistics Seminar : Working with communities on language revitalisation: Some Australian experiences More Information
In this seminar I will discuss issues and challenges around the concepts of language reclamation and language revitalization, especially their relationship to language documentation and description. Discussion will draw on current work with the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation (South Australia) and (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar : Extraplanetary Effect : Humans, Technologies and Environments beyond Earth More Information
The momentum of technological progress has been steadily reaching outside the planet. Grounded in media infrastructure and practices, our conquest of outer space has been absorbing its inhuman expanses into human mores, entangling them into the circuits of capital, knowledge, ideas and affects and (...)
Thursday 23
12:00 - EVENT - Archaeology Honours Info Session : Experimenting with Archaeology More Information
Archaeology Honours Info Session

Thursday 23rd August 12-1 pm Social Sciences 1.93 (the ‘FishBowl’) All welcome! Brownies and muffins will be served!

Come hear from Staff, current and past Honours students about exciting research projects, skills training, career pathways (...)

14:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar : Aerial Archaeology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia More Information
Abstract n July 2017, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia established the Royal Commission for Al-Ula, a broad ranging directive designed to help develop the region around the desert oasis Al-Ula and to document and preserve its rich archaeology. One aspect of this commission (...)
Friday 24
11:00 - SEMINAR - Public Seminar: Women’s representation in Asian parliaments More Information
Women’s representation in Asian parliaments

The presentation will examine the relationship between socioeconomic development, corruption, the level of democracy, and women’s parliamentary representation in contemporary Asia. Previous studies have argued that economic development offers (...)

14:30 - CANCELLED - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar : Refugees in Europe (and Australia): Encounters, Memories and Emotions More Information
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.



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Respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, and the rule of law are inscribed in the Treaty on the European Union. The current refugee crisis touches upon these moral values on which the EU (...)
Tuesday 28
13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations Seminar : "If it walks like a duck”: Policy responses to recognising Incel as violent extremism More Information
Incel is an international online movement of ‘involuntary celibate’ men. In recent years, sexually and socially frustrated Incels have committed terrorist attacks, killing strangers of both sexes in North America. In this seminar we provocatively advocate a securitisation strategy against the (...)
Thursday 30
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar : Precious Metals and the Rise of Two Macedonian “Greats”: Philip II and Alexander III More Information
This presentation highlights the remarkable reign of the Macedonian king, Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, and emphasises the key role of precious metals in underpinning the rise of Macedonia under Philip and its capacity to embark on conquest of the Persian Empire under Alexander III. From (...)
Friday 31
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Charting Vietnamese mobility from Vietnamese to New Caledonia to Australia More Information
Since the mid-1980s, historians have recognised that the close geographic proximity between Australia (a British colony) and New Caledonia (a French colony) has seen a proximity in the methods of settler colonisation of both sites. They have, however, paid less attention to the connections of these (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar : Johann Gottfried Herder and the History of Cultural Relativism More Information
A popular view in the history of anthropology identifies Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) as a primary source of the idea of cultural relativism. More recent scholarship notes Herder’s deployment of Kultur in the singular, along with very conventional Enlightenment assumptions, including (...)

 September 2018
Tuesday 04
12:30 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations Seminar : Is Australia (and the world) becoming ungovernable? More Information
Australia has recently appointed its 6th prime minister in ten years, causing many international commentators to make unfavourable comparisons with banana republics and unstable governments in less ‘developed’ countries. This special roundtable considers whether the recent political turmoil is a (...)
Wednesday 05
14:00 - SEMINAR - CMSS Public Seminar: Blasphemy in Pakistan More Information
Blasphemy in Pakistan: a spectacle of piety Sana Ashraf, PhD candidate, Australian National University

Blasphemy allegations in Pakistan in recent years have led to a student getting lynched on a university campus, neighborhoods getting burnt down by angry mobs, and a governor getting (...)


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