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13
May
2017

Cultural Representations of Transnational Childhoods: European-Australian-American Perspectives

It is assumed in Western culture that children have a natural need for a stable and safe domestic and familial environment (Holloway & Valentine 2000). Yet research reveals that the number of children whose everyday lives have been marked by mobility and the risks it entails is increasing substantially (Ní Laoire et al. 2010). Child-centered migration studies show that children often become actors in the immigration process as they negotiate...Read more

11
May
2017

ANCLAS Round Table - Language rights for indigenous and tribal peoples

Language rights for indigenous and tribal peoples Round table presented by the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, ANU and the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) Thursday 11 May, 6:30pm Speakers Prof Jane Simpson Prof Liliana Sánchez Prof Marcus Maia Norah Xueqing Zhong Location Haydon-Allen Lecture Theatre (The Tank) Haydon-Allen Building # 22, ANU Videos: LANGUAGES ROUND TABLE: Australia : https://www...Read more

04
May
2017

Gender, Anxiety, and Attitudes to Terrorism

Social dominance orientation (SDO) measures individuals’ preference for inter-group hierarchies; that is, the idea that some groups in society should rightly dominate other groups. This study examines the role of SDO in explaining anxiety about experiencing a terrorist attack, and support for counter-terrorism policies that potentially infringe individual liberties in seeking to defend community security. It also examines the role of gender in...Read more

03
May
2017

The Simón Bolívar String Quartet

Presented by The Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Australia The Simón Bolívar String Quartet Wednesday 3 May, 7:00pm Location BIG BAND ROOM ANU School of Music William Herbert Place, Canberra Artists Alejandro Carreño, violin Boris Suarez, violin Ismel Campos, viola Aimon Mata, cello The Simón Bolívar String Quartet is made up of principal musicians of the...Read more

27
Apr
2017

25th Anniversary of the Salvadoran Peace Accords

Public lecture presented by the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS), the Embassy of the Republic of El Salvador and the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) Canberra Committee 25th Anniversary of the Salvadoran Peace Accords Thursday 27 April, 6:30pm Speakers Ambassador of the Republic of El Salvador, H.E Luis Menendez and Dr. Alastair Greig, ANU Location The Allan Barton Forum 2nd Floor, Building 26C, CBE...Read more

27
Apr
2017

Big Ideas Panel Discussion - Songs for Europe: the history & politics of the Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest is the largest song contest in the world. In 2017 an estimated one billion viewers worldwide including a growing audience in Australia will watch it. Although its organisers promote it as a ‘non-political’ event, a contest that spans Europe’s post-War and Communist eras cannot help but be political. It formed part of early attempts to unify the continent, and continues to be a platform for the celebration of minority...Read more

27
Apr
2017

Pork is Policy: Dissipative Inclusion at Local Level

This paper investigates, in subnational comparative perspective, the impact of local public policies on several indicators of the quality of life, poverty, and inequality. This is a first attempt to investigate the role of the legislative branch in fighting poverty and inequality through targeted transfers, usually seen in derogatory form as pork barrel politics. We assess the potential distributional biases of pork policies and their effect on...Read more

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

26
Apr
2017

30 Years of Argentine Democratization: Consolidation or Recurrent Crisis?

Public lecture presented by the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS), the Australian Centre for Federalism (ACF) and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic. Wednesday 26 April, 6:30pm Speakers ANCLAS and ACF 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

26
Apr
2017

Brexit Lecture Series - The future of the European Union: Lessons from the Norwegian Experience

Professor Ulf Sverdrup holds a doctoral degree in Political Science from the University of Oslo. Before taking up the position at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in 2012, he was a professor at the Norwegian Business School, BI, and he has also been a research professor at the ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo. He received his Masters degree from the University of Bergen. During his career Professor...Read more

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