School of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series


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The School of Politics and International Relerations seminar series features the research of both ANU staff and visting fellows.

Past events

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

24 Aug 2017

The study of images has proliferated in international relations, particularly in the last decade. However, much of this literature treats images as static...

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

31 Aug 2017

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...

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

14 Sep 2017

Several studies suggest that armed resistance movements deploy female fighters because doing so offers specific strategic or tactical advantages; however,...

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Whither Global Health in the Trump Era?

21 Sep 2017

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...

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

28 Sep 2017

The Australian regime for horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE) is administered by the Commonwealth Grants Commission. OECD rates it as one of the most...

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

29 Sep 2017

Conducting research in the field of terrorism studies faces several methodological challenges. This paper highlights some of these challenges through a re-...

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Measuring the latent ideological dimensions of American voters over time

12 Oct 2017

There have been significant shifts in the electoral coalitions assembled by the Democratic and Republican parties in recent decades, with implications for how...

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Consideration Set Models for Electoral Choice: An Introduction

19 Oct 2017

(From the ‘Introduction’ in a forthcoming Electoral Studies symposium, co-edited with Martin Rosema.) In electoral research decisions by voters are usually...

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Prominent in Parliament? An Empirical Assessment of Interest Group Prominence in the Legislative Arena

26 Oct 2017

In densely populated organised interest systems groups, being acknowledged by policy makers as a prominent player is important. If being viewed as relevant by...

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Building Election Management Body Capacity

2 Nov 2017

Election management bodies (EMBs) are the agencies and government departments tasked with the technical administration of elections, from registering voters...

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