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16
Oct
2017

Fulfilling the Vision: European Union Futures? A Joint EU Centres' Conference

Registrations are open for this international conference jointly convened by the European Union Centres in Australia and New Zealand. This conference will include plenary panels and presented papers led by Professors Heribert Dieter , Nico Groenendijk , Sang Chul Park , Alessandro Rainoldi and Lay Hwee Yeo . Other international speakers have also committed to attending. Tuesday 17 October will feature special sessions with Ambassadors and...Read more

12
Oct
2017

NGA Birthday Lecture with Marc Quinn

This is the next installment of our Art and Europe Lecture Series. Join Marc Quinn, an artist known for his unique, often controversial, explorations of the human body and his role in shaping contemporary British art, to celebrate the NGA's birthday ahead of the upcoming opening of the Hyper Real exhibition on 20 October 2017. $20, or $15 for NGA members. Includes glass of wine at the conclusion of the event. Purchase tickets This event is...Read more

12
Oct
2017

Measuring the latent ideological dimensions of American voters over time

There have been significant shifts in the electoral coalitions assembled by the Democratic and Republican parties in recent decades, with implications for how these parties govern when in office. To better understand these changes, we estimate the latent ideological preferences of American voters over 40 years, and examine the changing association between issue preferences and partisan choice for subgroups of voters. We do this using the...Read more

10
Oct
2017

Global Politics in an Era of National Populism

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in partnership with the ANU Centre for European Studies present this public lecture by Lord Jack McConnell. Lord Jack McConnell is the former First Minister of Scotland from 2001-2007. Prior to that he also held positions of Finance Minister and Education Minister. He is now a peer in the House of Lords. Jack's key achievements in office include reforming the Scottish Qualifications Authority, being the first part...Read more

05
Oct
2017

Duo Deconet, Postcards

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies and the Embassy of Mexico present: POSTCARDS - 6:30pm Thursday 5th October 2017 Larry Sitsky Recital Room, ANU School of Music, Childers Street, Canberra The concert POSTCARDS encompasses the power of creative partnerships in spite of distance. From Spain, Mateo Soto will tint the evening with Liquid Sketches and creative visual by Susana Enriquez. The Venezuelan composer Icli Zitella...Read more

04
Oct
2017

“Meet the Germans” – Study and Research Opportunities in Germany for Australian Students and Researchers

This event took place on 4 October 2017. You can view the PowerPoint slides from this event: DAAD Info Seminar Slides (PDF 2.5MB) Interested in doing a Masters, PhD, Post-Doc or Research Fellowship in Germany? Looking for an appropriate programme and funding opportunities? Ready to take the next step in your career? This event is an excellent opportunity for students, graduates and professionals to learn about the many academic career choices in...Read more

29
Sep
2017

“The Toronto 18” Case Study: The Challenges and Pitfalls of Terrorism Research

Conducting research in the field of terrorism studies faces several methodological challenges. This paper highlights some of these challenges through a re-examination of the disrupted 2006 “Toronto 18” terrorist plot in Canada. An in-depth case study of this plot was created in 2010 and re-visiting this case for the ten-year anniversary uncovered new and previously unreleased information. This provided new insight into several key aspects of the...Read more

28
Sep
2017

"Chevron vs. the Amazon”

The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Embassy of Ecuador in Australia invites you to the lecture: "Chevron vs. the Amazon” Associate Professor, Dr John Minns, Politics and International Relations at the ANU Thursday 28 September 2017 6.30 – 8.00pm, followed by light refreshments The Haydon-Allen Lecture Theatre (The Tank), Haydon-Allen Building # 22, ANU In June this year the US Supreme Court ruled in favour...Read more

28
Sep
2017

The Australian Regime for Fiscal Federalism: Can it be Exported?

The Australian regime for horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE) is administered by the Commonwealth Grants Commission. OECD rates it as one of the most egalitarian in the world. I define HFE, introduce the Australian regime, discuss some current challenges to it, and assess how suitable it would be for other federations or quasi-federations such as the United Kingdom. The UK arrangements for distributing untied block grant to Scotland, Wales, and...Read more

25
Sep
2017

EuroScience at Questacon

Come along to a spectacular EuroScience show and discover the past, present and future of European science and technology; the heroes of European science history and the world of energy production! Over six days, Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre , in collaboration with the ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) and the Delegation of the European Union to Australia, presents a special array of activities… Inside a Collider...Read more

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