School of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series


Feodor Snagovsky
School of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series

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

Past events

Power Sharing in the World's Largest Democracy: Informal Consociationalism in India (and Its Decline?)

24 May 2018

India is one of the most diverse countries of the world but operates with a majoritarian Westminster system and simple plurality, albeit also with a federal...

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Understanding Politics and Policy Making in the United States Congress Through Codified Law

17 May 2018

The United States Code, the official collection of general and permanent federal laws arranged by subject, provides a unique opportunity to gauge a number of...

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NIMBYism and Public Bads

10 May 2018

Political philosophy typically assumes the sovereign state with jurisdiction over a large, usually national, territory, a focus that has recently been...

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Women and Combat in World War II: the Anti-Female Combat Norm and Norm Change

3 May 2018

This paper considers a puzzle: why was there such considerable variation in ways in which the USSR, Great Britain, and Germany mobilized women during World War...

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Predicting Low-Intensity Political Violence using Social Media

26 Apr 2018

The study of political violence is commonly concerned with understanding mass violence like civil war onset or rebellion. Such events are relatively easy to...

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From Non-Interventionism to Interventionism: Explaining America's Foreign Affairs Agenda Since the Nineteenth Century

19 Apr 2018

Since the early 20th century, the United States of America has served as the backbone of the contemporary world order in which we live today. However,...

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Why there is no such thing as institutionless politics: Lessons from Africa

5 Apr 2018

Professor Nic Cheeseman will present the findings from his latest book, Institutions and Democracy in Africa: How the rules of the game shape political...

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Ethnic Parties, Ethnic Tensions? Results of an Original Survey Panel Study in Romania

29 Mar 2018

Ethnic diversity is often seen to be detrimental to national unity, especially if ethnicity is used as basis for political mobilization: ethnic parties in...

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Promissory Representation: Making, Breaking and Keeping Campaign Promises

22 Mar 2018

This presentation will examine the making, breaking and keeping of promises made by candidates during election campaigns. Promissory representation refers to...

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Queering Representation: LGBTQ Politicians' Narratives on Being Out

15 Mar 2018

Over the last few years, a new trend has arisen in legislative representation in the Western Hemisphere: the election to parliaments of out-of-the-closet...

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