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21
Sep
2017

Brexit and the (Possible) Break-up of the UK: A Study in Failed Federalism

CES Associate Director Dr Annmarie Elijah, Nuffield College Professor Iain McLean, ACF Director Dr Tracy Beck Fenwick. Photo: Paris Lord The Australian Centre for Federalism (ACF) and the ANU Centre for European Studies (CES) present: Brexit and the (Possible) Break-up of the UK: A Study in Failed Federalism The vote in the UK’s 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union was regionally diverse. London, Scotland, and Northern Ireland voted to...Read more

21
Sep
2017

Brexit and the (Possible) Break-up of the UK: A Study in Failed Federalism

The ANU Centre for European Studies , together with the Australian Centre for Federalism , are pleased to present this public lecture by Professor Iain McLean. The vote in the UK’s 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union was regionally diverse. London, Scotland, and Northern Ireland voted to Remain, the first two strongly so. Wales, and most of England outside London, voted to Leave. Regional grievances, both in Leave and in Remain areas,...Read more

21
Sep
2017

Whither Global Health in the Trump Era?

Over the course of a generation, global health has moved from being regarded as peripheral to international politics to assuming a prominent place on the global political agenda. Since the election of Donald Trump in the United States and his demonstrated antipathy toward multilateralism and global health programs, it is worth questioning whether Trump’s ascendancy signifies the demise of global health’s role in international politics. In this...Read more

20
Sep
2017

Exhibiting Biskra: Art, Photography and Tourism in an Algerian Oasis

Picture caption: Anon, Chaouia families near Biskra, Autocrome c1911, Collection Serge Kakou, Paris This public lecture is co-presented by the ANU Centre for European Studies and the Humanities Research Centre, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences. From the time of the seizure of the oasis by the French army in 1844 until today, the once-famous desert tourist town of Biskra has excited a myriad of pictorial representations, from oil-...Read more

19
Sep
2017

Addressing God in European Languages: Different Meanings, Different Cultural Attitudes

Speakers of different European languages tend to address God in different ways – and consequently, they relate to God in different ways. For example, addressing God in German as “Herr” is different from addressing God in English as “Lord” or in Russian, as “Gospodi”. Even terms of address based on the word meaning “God” carry with them different attitudes. For example, “Mon Dieu” in French is very different in tone from “My God” in English, and...Read more

14
Sep
2017

A Cause Worth Fighting For: The Contribution of Female Combatants to Rebel Success

Several studies suggest that armed resistance movements deploy female fighters because doing so offers specific strategic or tactical advantages; however, little is known about the potential impact of female fighters on the group’s ability to achieve its objectives. I therefore investigate this relationship in this manuscript. I identify several plausible mechanisms through which the presence of female fighters potentially influences the...Read more

09
Sep
2017

NGA Public Lecture - In Conversation: Angelica Mesiti, Making Work in Contemporary Europe

This is the next installment of our Art and Europe Lecture Series. Join Senior Curator Jaklyn Babington in conversation with Australian born, Paris-based video artist Angelica Mesiti for a discussion about her creative practice and work on view at the National Gallery of Australia. This event is free but bookings are essential. Post event glass of wine included. Book now About the artist Angelica Mesiti is one of Australia’s most significant...Read more

06
Sep
2017

Challenges of Political Party Regulation in the EU: Corruption, Hate Crime and Corporate Liability

The ANU Centre for European Studies and the Centre for International & Public Law co-present this lecture by Dr Aleksandar Marsavelski. The political processes of most European countries today are dominated by one or more political parties. Political parties typically control two out of three branches of government: the legislative and the executive branch, leaving only the judiciary independent from their influence. Thus, political parties...Read more

31
Aug
2017

South Australia’s Federation Referendum of 1898: A Quantitative Empirical Enquiry

The paper uses data from the 1901 census to throw light of the attributes of electors and electorates that encouraged or discouraged voting Yes in the 1898 SA federation referendum. It is concluded that British birth and an industrial occupation contributed powerfully to voting No in 1898. It is also concluded that in the 1899 referendum industrial occupation disappeared as a discouragement to voting Yes. William Coleman is a Reader at the...Read more

28
Aug
2017

Schuman Lecture Series - Schuman’s Vision in the Age of Disarray: Whither Europe and the West?

The ANU Centre for European Studies is delighted to present this contribution to our Schuman Lecture Series , to be delivered by Mr David Ritchie AO . This lecture is available online: Listen to the podcast Read the transcript Mr Robert Schuman set out a clear vision for Europe in his famous 1950 declaration. How does this vision measure up in these deeply uncertain times for Europe and the West and what does this mean for the future of European...Read more

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