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28
Sep
2017

Book Launch: Policy Agendas in Australia

The latest book by SPIR academic Keith Dowding was launched at the Australian Political Studies Association conference on Tuesday. Co-authored with Aaron Martin, Policy Agendas in Australia maps the changing focus of policy attention in Australia over the past forty years. Launched by Ben Hubbard who was Julia Gillard’s Chief of Staff. Ben Hubbard pointed to the importance of empirically studying the changing nature of policy attention in...Read more

22
Sep
2017

ANU research internships to map impact of Latin American migration to Australia

Students from across the country have the chance to study Latin American migration to Australia under a unique new research project involving The Australian National University and the Latin American Embassies, supported by the Council on Australia Latin America Relations. Run by the University’s Australian National Internships Program (ANIP), the Latin America in Australia: A Collaborative Migration Research Project will involve students...Read more

19
Sep
2017

Study Federalism in Europe this February

Winter School on Federalism and Governance 2018 The Winter School is a cross-border postgraduate programme located in the heart of the Alps under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. The 2018 edition will focus on “Federalism in the Making” Dates and venues: 5 February - 16 February 2018 The first week (5 - 9 February) takes place at the Faculty of Law and School of Political Science and Sociology, Leopold-Franzens-...Read more

14
Sep
2017

New EU Ambassador to focus on trade, innovation and education

The new European Union Ambassador to Australia, Dr Michael Pulch, presented his credentials to the Governor-General at Government House in Canberra. Dr Pulch said he was pleased to take up the appointment at an exciting time in the EU-Australia relationship. "We are about to hopefully start negotiating a free trade deal which will significantly enhance our relationship. We also recently signed a Framework Agreement that upgrades our bilateral...Read more

14
Sep
2017

Trust, Parties and Leaders: Findings from the 1987-2016 Australian Election Study

On the 25th of August Professor Ian McAllister and Sarah Cameron delivered a public lecture entitled Trust, Parties and Leaders: Findings from the 1987-2016 Australian Election Study , as part of the Senate Occasional Lecture Series. A recording of the lecture can be viewed below, and found at its original source here . Political trust is a major issue in contemporary democracies and Australia is no exception. The most recent Australian Election...Read more

21
Aug
2017

ANU Open Day on 26 August

Come to ANU Open Day if you're thinking about university study for yourself, or you're a parent, family member or friend keen to support a loved one to choose the right degree and uni for them. Join us at 2pm on the day for a public lecture by Dr Andrew Banfield , Head of the School of Politics and International Relations, titled Power, Legitimacy, and Authority: Political Science at the ANU . Sat 26 Aug 2017 2pm – 2.20pm School of Art &...Read more

08
Aug
2017

Professor Minns named a Distinguished Educator

SPIR is proud to note that Associate Professor John Minns has been awarded the title of ANU Distinguished Educator. The Distinguished Educator title is awarded to the University’s most outstanding leaders in teaching and learning, in recognition of their eminence and sustained exceptional performance. ANU Distinguished Educators are appointed as members of the new ANU Institute of Innovation in Higher Education with the purpose of helping to...Read more

03
Aug
2017

Dr Sean Burges speaks to The Wire - Independent Current Affairs on Community Radio.

Another day, another new president for Brazil Dr Sean Burges speaks with “The Wire” radio show on current affairs in Brazil http://thewire.org.au/story/another-day-another-new-president-brazil/Read more

02
Aug
2017

EU Grants Success for ANU Centre for European Studies

The ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) has won three grants from the last round of the Jean Monnet Activities grant scheme, from the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission. This is a great outcome for the teams that include faculty members from the ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society ( Dr Katherine Daniell ), the ANU College of Law ( Ms Anne McNaughton and Associate Professor Matthew Zagor...Read more

29
Jul
2017

Prof. John Wanna addresses the citizenship issue in The Australian

Professor John Wanna has written in The Australian about the history of the citizenship controversy currently engulfing federal politics. Read the story at The Australian here . Professor Wanna is the Sir John Bunting chair of public administration.Read more

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