School of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series

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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

Pork is Policy: Dissipative Inclusion at Local Level

27 Apr 2017

This paper investigates, in subnational comparative perspective, the impact of local public policies on several indicators of the quality of life, poverty,...

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Oil Rents and Patronage: The fiscal effects of oil booms in the Argentine provinces

20 Apr 2017

When do oil dependent governments decide to spend oil rents in expanding their political machines through patronage, clientelism, and in enlarging their...

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Oil Rents and Patronage: The Fiscal Effects of Oil Booms in the Argentine Provinces

20 Apr 2017

When do oil dependent governments decide to spend oil rents in expanding their political machines through patronage, clientelism, and in enlarging their...

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Affective Response to a Territorial Threat in International Relations

30 Mar 2017

This paper (co-authored with Thomas Wynter) investigates the emotional impact on citizens of international security threats, with an emphasis on the...

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Navigating Law, Politics and Informality: A Study of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, 1986-2015

23 Mar 2017

Our talk is structured into two parts: First, drawing on insights from ongoing research of ours on judicial politics in Southeast Asia, we propose a...

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How Desirable is Intra-Party Democracy? Evidence from the Political Party Database Project

16 Mar 2017

Few scholars on political parties would disagree that intra-party democracy (IPD) is desirable. Yet, this is exactly where agreement ends. Precisely how we...

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What have we learned about constitutional design in deeply divided societies over the last quarter of a century?

9 Mar 2017

In the aftermath of the end of the cold war, constitutional transitions in South Africa (1994), Bosnia (1995), Fiji (1997), Northern Ireland (1998) and Iraq (...

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Gendered ministerial careers in three Westminster countries

2 Mar 2017

In recent years there has been an increased scholarly interest in the descriptive representation of women in executives. Particular emphasis has been given to...

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SPIR Seminar Series: Semester 1, 2017

23 Feb 2017

  Week Speaker Talk title 23 February Patrick Dunleavy "Why some bureaucratic autonomy is key...

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Citizens’ Wealth: Why and How to Transform Sovereign Funds into Citizens’ Funds

1 Dec 2016

How can it be that more governments are wealthier than ever, and yet fewer citizens enjoy the benefits that such wealth can bring? Never before have so many...

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