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

SPIR Seminar Series: Semester 2, 2016

14 Jul 2016

Week Speaker Talk Topic 14 July Raoni Rajao, The forest multiple: the ontological strategies of...

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Oil, development and sustainability in Ecuador: 1972-2016

26 May 2016

Ecuador ranks among the most biodiverse countries in the word, and it has been an oil exporter since 1972. Although oil became the backbone of the economy,...

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The innovation imperative: Technology and great power rivalry in the 21st century

12 May 2016

Insufficient attention has been given to how rising powers attempt to sustain their rise, via economic growth, over time. We investigate a complex,...

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Female Prime Ministers and the Substantive Representation of Women

5 May 2016

Women’s presence in national governments has come to be seen as an important component of democracy by the United Nations and other international...

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Religious Persecution and Political Order in the United States

21 Apr 2016

Smith's book, Religious Persecution and Political Order in the United States, examines why the state has acted to protect some religious minorities while...

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Citizens and the News: Personality and Emotion on the Edge of Deliberation.

14 Apr 2016

In a democracy, the quality of citizen engagement depends on the way people deal with political information. On encountering the news, they may seek to learn...

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The Importance of Apologies in Arbitration Outcomes of Grievances in Discharge and Discipline Cases

31 Mar 2016

Apologies are legion in political, civic and dispute resolution spheres. Labor arbitrators attest that an apology from the grievant does not matter in...

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Violence as an electoral strategy

24 Mar 2016

This paper contributes two arguments to the growing election violence literature. First, it posits that election violence is more likely to be a strategic...

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Comparing the Religious Right in Canada and Australia

17 Mar 2016

This research compares the politics of conservative Christians in Canada and Australia, asking to what extent each country has an active and influential “...

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Comparing Courts Cross-regionally: Lessons and Challenges

10 Mar 2016

This presentation summarizes the main results of the project “Judicial (In)dependence in New Democracies Courts, Presidents and Legislatures in Latin America...

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