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25
May
2016

ANU student off to Geneva for World Trade Organisation internship

A student at The Australian National University (ANU) will work in Geneva on an eight-week internship with Australia’s Permanent Mission to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Zack Drury understands it’s the first time the mission has offered the opportunity, which will run 30 May-29 July. “I’ll be working with the Second Secretary, shadowing him in a negotiating-type role,” Zack explains. “The Permanent Mission does a lot of aid-for-trade...Read more

17
May
2016

ANU EXPERTS: 2016 BRAZIL IMPEACHMENT

FRIDAY 13 MAY 2016 ANU EXPERTS: 2016 BRAZIL IMPEACHMENT Less than halfway through her term, Brazil’s first female President, Dilma Rousseff, has been stripped of her presidential duties for up to six months after the Senate voted to begin an impeachment trial. Her Vice-President Michel Temer now takes over as interim President. The Australian National University (ANU) has experts available to speak about the impeachment and developments in...Read more

17
May
2016

ANCLAS Associate Dr. Fabrício H. Chagas Bastos speaks to ABC Radio National, 12 May 2016.

'Dilma Rousseff's removal nears as Brazil's senate votes in impeachment trial', ANCLAS Associate Dr. Fabrício H. Chagas Bastos on ABC Radio National, 12 May 2016. Listen to the interview here: http://www.abc.net.au/…/dilma-rousseff's-removal-ne…/7409974Read more

16
May
2016

Dr Sean Burges published in the Sydney Morning Herald

Revenge of the Right in Brazil? ANCLAS Deputy Director, Dr Sean Burges published in the Sydney Morning Herald. Read more here: http://www.smh.com.au/comment/revenge-of-the-right-in-brazil-20160513-goucey.htmlRead more

16
May
2016

Dr Sean Burgess speaks to ABC Radio, The World Today on annulled impeachment vote against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Deputy Director of ANCLAS, Dr Sean Burgess speaks to ABC Radio, The World Today on annulled impeachment vote against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Read more here: http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2016/s4459104.htmRead more

13
May
2016

ANU Arts alumnus appointed High Commissioner to Ghana

An arts and politics alumnus from The Australian National University (ANU) has been appointed Australia’s next top diplomat to west Africa. Andrew Barnes ( B Arts ’85) will from June become the High Commissioner in Accra, Ghana. The Australian High Commission, equivalent to an embassy, also has responsibility for eight other countries including Mali, Liberia and Ivory Coast. “Mr Barnes is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs...Read more

13
May
2016

SPIR academics comment on the situation in Brazil

The political crisis in Brazil involving President Dilma Rousseff is attracting worldwide attention. SPIR academics have been active in the media commenting on the developing story. See their contributions below. This page will be regularly updated with new interviews as they come to hand. Dr Sean Burges Deputy Director, Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies 'Revenge of the Right in Brazil?', Sydney Morning Herald , 13 May 2016...Read more

02
May
2016

5th – 8th May Alzheimer Symphony

Inspired by his own aging, acclaimed ex-Vienna Schauspielhaus actor Justus Neumann has taken the condition of Alzheimer’s as the starting point for his inspired creative response . The story of a man who is beginning to forget During a performance of Shakespeare’s King Lear, a renowned elderly actor searches for his lines, the stage entrance, his son’s name.This is the beginning of his descent into the long twilight that is Alzheimer’s disease...Read more

27
Apr
2016

Ecuador earthquake appeal

Ecuador was hit by 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday 16 th April 2016. The aftermath has resulted in over 400 deaths, 200 missing and over 2000 injured and a still unquantifiable monetary value of damage to major infrastructure and private property. The hardest hit areas are coastal provinces that already face elevated poverty conditions. Additionally the El Niño weather phenomenon will surely usher in steady rainfall in the following weeks...Read more

27
Apr
2016

ABC News 24 interview with ANCLAS Senior Associate Dr Tracy B Fenwick

Dr Tracy Fenwick of Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS) and ANU SPIR School of Politics and International Relations , explains the ongoing turmoil for Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff to ABC News 24 . Footage courtesy ABC. You can watch the video here: https://www.facebook.com/ANUcass/videos/997086367036125/Read more

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