Australian Centre for Federalism - Events

26
Apr
2017

30 Years of Argentine Democratization: Consolidation or Recurrent Crisis?

Public lecture presented by the Australian Centre for Federalism (ACF), the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic. Wednesday 26 April, 6:30pm Speakers ACF and ANCLAS Visiting Fellow Dr Lucas González (UNSAM) Location The Allan Barton Forum 2nd Floor, Building 26C, CBE, Kingsley St Acton, ANU Delegative democracies are neither representative nor consolidated (i.e.,... Read more

20
Jul
2016

The Federalization of Immigration in Canada

The Australian Centre for Federalism (ACF) presents: The Federalization of Immigration in Canada Public lecture by Mireille Paquet, Ph.D. Wednesday 20 July 6:30pm The Allan Barton Forum, 2nd floor, College of Business & Economics, Kingsley Place [Building 26C], ANU In Canada, immigration is a concurrent jurisdiction according to the Constitution. Since 1867 and despite formal powers, subnational governments have resisted any implication in... Read more

10
Mar
2016

Avoiding Governors: Federalism, Democracy, and Poverty Alleviation in Brazil and Argentina

Avoiding Governors: Federalism, Democracy, and Poverty Alleviation in Brazil and Argentina Book launch co-hosted by the Australian Centre for Federalism (ACF) and the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) We are pleased to announce that the book will be launched by Dr Mariana Llanos, ANCLAS visiting fellow. With the goal of showing the effect of domestic factors on the performance of poverty alleviation strategies in... Read more

18
Nov
2015

The Politics of Fiscal Equalization in Canada and Australia: Contemporary Responses and Practical Reforms

The Australian Centre for Federalism (ACF) presents: "The Politics of Fiscal Equalization in Canada and Australia: Contemporary Responses and Practical Reforms" Australia is a well-known pioneer in the field of fiscal federalism and equalization policy. Created in 1933, the Commonwealth Grants Commission has long featured prominently in debates about equalization policy in other federal countries, including Canada. Yet, when it created its... Read more

27
Aug
2015

Brazilian Presidentialism: Implications for Public Policy

Invited Panel Presentation and Debate co-hosted by the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Australian Centre for Federalism (ACF) 2015 Latin American and the Shifting Sands of Global Power Conference Brazilian Presidentialism: Implications for Public Policy Invitation-only workshop Brazil has traditionally been described in the academic literature as a robust federal system where its 27 states and 5,665... Read more

28
Oct
2014

Stephen Harper, Open Federalism, and the Future of Canadian Social Policy

Since becoming Prime Minister of Canada in early 2006, Stephen Harper has articulated what is known as “open federalism,” a vague creed that tends to promote a rather limited engagement between Ottawa and the provinces. In this talk, the attempt to grasp the meaning and significance of “open federalism for intergovernmental relations and public policy before reflection on the issue of national unity, which remains a major issue in Canada. As... Read more

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