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27
Aug
2017

Segue 2017: Where Australia Meets Europe

Segue is a boutique festival at The Street Theatre , Canberra, running in partnership with the ANU Centre for European Studies , from 27 August to 3 September. The festival offers contemporary performance with a European dimension. Segue 2017 will explore where Australia meets Europe through a variety of events looking at visualising the collective imagination, and experimental approaches to collective decision making. This year's festival will...Read more

25
Aug
2017

Trust, Parties and Leaders: Findings from the 1987-2016 Australian Election Study

Political trust is a major issue in contemporary democracies and Australia is no exception. The most recent Australian Election Study found that public satisfaction with democracy and trust in politicians had reached some of the lowest levels ever recorded. The results are indicative of rising popular disaffection with the political class, as has emerged dramatically in Britain and the United States. Drawing upon Australian Election Study...Read more

24
Aug
2017

Can the Image and Practice Turn in International Relations Meet?: Understanding Military Scandal Images and Band of Brothers Culture

The study of images has proliferated in international relations, particularly in the last decade. However, much of this literature treats images as static artefacts and ignores the practices associated with the production, circulation, and consumption of images. This article calls for an engagement between the so-called visual and practice turns in international relations. It offers a new method of visual-practice discourse analysis and applies...Read more

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

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