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24
Jan
2016

"The Trinidadian ‘Theory of Mind’ Personhood and postcolonial semantics"

The Centre recommends an article by ANUCES PhD student Melissa Jogie and former ANUCES Visiting Fellow Carsten Levison: "The Trinidadian ‘Theory of Mind’ Personhood and postcolonial semantics" Paper's abstract from John Benjamins Publishing Company website: In this paper, we study the cultural semantics of the personhood construct mind in Trinidadian creole . We analyze the lexical semantics of the word and explore the wider cultural meanings of...Read more

18
Jan
2016

New Staff arrive at SPIR in 2016

The School is pleased to announce that a number of new staff will be starting with the school in 2016. This is an exciting time for the school with new colleagues and new courses being introduced as part of the Schools transition to a more dynamic program and course structure. The new staff bring relevant expertise that aid this transition. Our new staff: Dr Fabricio Chagas Bastos a rrived in Janurary 2016. His research interests include:...Read more

11
Jan
2016

ABC News Radio interview with ANCLAS Deputy Director Dr Sean Burges

Dr Sean Burges explains the Venezuelan political crisis on ABC News Radio, Thursday 07 January 2016. You can hear the interview here: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/venezuela%27s-new-national-assembly/7072560Read more

22
Dec
2015

SPIR student, Natalia Beghin, attends International Undergraduate Awards

My name is Natalia Beghin and I am a third year undergraduate student studying International Relations and Political Science under the new vertical double degree structure here at the ANU. Over the past 18 months I’ve had the opportunity to pursue scholarships at Fudan University in China, Yale University in America, and Manchester University in the UK - overseas I expanded on my academic interests and had my worldview challenged and expanded...Read more

17
Dec
2015

Graduate gets a snapshot of the world

International Relations graduate Sam Davies believes his ANU experience has set him up for a career in Australia or abroad. "I think it is really important to combine theory and practical education and I've been lucky enough to do that during my time at ANU," Mr Davies said. Mr Davies graduates with a Bachelor of International Relations from the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS). In 2014 Mr Davies took a gap year to the Middle East in...Read more

14
Dec
2015

ANCLAS Senior Associate Dr Rolando Ochoa - Tackling Conflicts of Interest: Policy Instruments in Different Settings

ANCLAS Senior Associate Dr Rolando Ochoa and Prof. Adam Graycar have published an article entitled “Tackling Conflicts of Interest: Policy Instruments in Different Settings” in the Public Integrity. You can read more here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10999922.2015.1093398Read more

04
Dec
2015

ERA results show ANU remains Australia’s best university for Political Science research

The Australian National University (ANU) continues to lead the nation in Political Science research, the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results show. The ANU received the highest rating for its research into political science, with its output considered to be well above world standard, a rating the university has held since the first ERA results in 2010. Andrew Banfield, Head of the ANU School of Political Science and...Read more

04
Dec
2015

SPIR academic returns from monitoring Myanmar’s historic election

On 8 November, millions of people voted in Myanmar’s first national multi-party elections in decades. School of Politics and International Relations’ lecturer Richard Frank was there as a short-term election observer for the US-based Carter Center . Dr. Frank was part of a ten-day short-term mission to observe and evaluate the integrity of Myanmar’s electoral process. He was deployed to mountainous Tedim, Chin State, a remote impoverished region...Read more

01
Dec
2015

SPIR academics win prestigious joint research grant

School of Politics and International Relations academics Professor Keith Dowding and Dr Matthew Kerby are among the 100 winners of grant funding by the Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme. Professor Dowding’s team was the sole winner from the College of Arts anbd Social Sciences, and was among five from the university who shared in $3.5m worth of grants funded by Universities Australia and the German Academic Exchange Service (...Read more

25
Nov
2015

CASS staff recognised in Vice-Chancellor's staff excellence and service awards 2015

Eight College of Arts and Social Sciences staff were recognised last night in the Vice-Chancellor’s staff excellence and service awards . The awards are given out annually and they serve to support, encourage and recognise excellence in achievement and contributions that advance the University’s strategic goals. Staff from CASS received the only two VC awards for Public Policy and Outreach. One of these awards went to Associate Professor John...Read more

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