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23
Aug
2017

Book Launch: Australia, the European Union and the New Trade Agenda

Edited by Annmarie Elijah Don Kenyon Karen Hussey Pierre van der Eng Published by ANU Press ISBN Print: 9781760461133 Online: 9781760461140 Series The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) Free download Australia (together with New Zealand) is one of the few OECD countries with which the EU does not have a comprehensive trade agreement. Australia and the EU are entering a new phase in the bilateral relationship, and the push...Read more

18
Aug
2017

13th Latin American Film Festival

Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) is proud to support the 13th LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL presented by the Latin American Embassies in Canberra AUGUST 18th - 30th @ The Leonard Huxley Theatre (ANU) 7pm - 9pm for 13 consecutive days of Latin American Films. FRIDAY AUGUST 18th Otros 4 Litros (The Four Beers) Guatemala - Black Comedy - 2016 TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/otros4litros/198259687?autoplay=1 Thirty -...Read more

17
Aug
2017

Exploring the Relationship Between Policy Representation and Political Trust: Evidence from Vote Compass

Modern notions of representative democracy are based on the normative assumption that there is a relationship between the preferences of citizens on key electoral issues and the policies offered and pursued by the major political parties that form government. Such notions are central to both normative and practical considerations of democracy. In this paper we ask two questions as they relate to debates about democratic representation: 1. Do...Read more

11
Aug
2017

Manufacturing Consent: A Case Study of the Venezuelan Crisis

Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Australia present: “Manufacturing Consent: A Case Study of Venezuela & the Ongoing Crisis” Friday 11 August, 6:30pm Dr. Rodrigo Acuña ANCLAS Visiting Fellow Location The Allan Barton Forum 2nd Floor, Building 26C, CBE, Kingsley St Acton, ANU The recent conflict in Venezuela between the government of Nicolás Maduro and the...Read more

10
Aug
2017

China and the international economic order: Bretton Woods, Bandung and beyond

It is commonly argued that China is rising within an international economic order not of its own creation. Yet, Nationalist China played an influential role in the development of the ‘Bretton Woods’ institutions – the International Monetary Fund, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade – created in the dying days of World War II. Similarly, the People’s Republic of China played a...Read more

09
Aug
2017

EU Attitudes Towards Former Warsaw Pact States and Former Soviet Republics

This event took place on 9 August 2017. Listen to the audio recording on ANU Soundcloud Mr Eugene Czolij was called to the Quebec Bar in 1982 and is a senior partner at Lavery, de Billy, one of the largest law firms in Quebec. His legal practice includes corporate and commercial litigation as well as insolvency and financial restructuring. He pleads before the Supreme Court of Canada, and all court levels in Quebec. In 2008, Mr Czolij was...Read more

03
Aug
2017

Can China Democratise?

These are dark days for advocates of democracy in China. Crackdowns against freedoms of speech, assembly, and thought have intensified under President Xi Jinping, while Western governments are increasingly muted in their response. This makes it even more important to discuss openly the subject of whether and how China could democratise, and the changes necessary for minimalist democracy to emerge. This presentation will examine these issues from...Read more

27
Jul
2017

"Clásicos Argentinos” Lecture at the Piano by Marcela Fiorillo

"Clásicos Argentinos” Lecture at the Piano by Marcela Fiorillo Thursday 27 July, 3.30pm Larry Sitsky Recital Room, ANU School of Music William Herbert Place, Acton ACT To compose, in my opinion, is to create an architecture... In music, this architecture unfolds in time...When time has past, when the work has unfolded, a sense of inner perfection survives in the spirit. Only then can one say that the composer has succeeded in creating that...Read more

27
Jul
2017

Mass Media as a Source of Public Responsiveness

There is a sizable literature finding evidence of public responsiveness to policy change, across a range of salient policy domains and countries. We have a very limited sense for what drives this aggregate-level responsiveness, however. One possibility is that individuals learn at least part of what they need to know from mass media. Work tends to emphasize failures in both media coverage, and citizens; but there is little work exploring the...Read more

21
Jul
2017

Air Pollution in China: Policy Implementation and Public Participation

Haze pollution has become one of the most important environment problems in China. Both the government and the public have taken great efforts to control it. This seminar focuses on how local governments follow central government directives in implementing air pollution policies, how different departments involved in policy enforcement and their authorities have changed over time, and how the public participates in the haze governance process...Read more

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