SPIR Seminar Series: Semester 1, 2017




Talk title

23 February

Patrick Dunleavy

"Why some bureaucratic autonomy is key for the integrated operation of states: National debt policy-making in Australia and the UK"

2 March

Matthew Kerby

"Gendered ministerial careers in three Westminster countries"

9 March

Jon Fraenkel

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

16 March

Thomas Poguntke

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

23 March

Bjoern Dressel

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

30 March

Ben Goldsmith

"Affective Response to a Territorial Threat in International Relations"

6 April

No Seminar

No Seminar

13 April 

No Seminar

No Seminar

20 April

Lucas Gonzalez

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

27 April

Lucio Renno

"The Economic Consequences of Political Decisions: Comparative Lessons from Brazil's Debacle"

4 May

Jill Sheppard

"Gender, anxiety, and attitudes to terrorism"


4 May

Chungshik Moon & Richard Frank 

"Foreign Director Investment into Areas of Civil Conflict"


4 May

Paul Kenny

"Populism and Press Freedom"


4 May

Ruth Dassonneville




Date & time

12pm 23 February – 1.30pm 25 May 2017


L.J Hume Centre Haydon-Allen Building


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