Professor Catherine Walthard from the Hyperwerk Institute for Postindustrial Design, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland held a workshop at the ANU Centre for European Studies on 7 April. The workshop was a follow up to one held in 2014 at the Centre and was part of an intercultural design research project, ‘Cultural Spaces and Design – Perspectives in Design Education’. The workshop was attended by students and...Read more
Three ANU students of politics, Eric Chen, Bessie Zhang and Mike Cheung, have returned to Canberra after completing the university’s first internship program with partner institutions in Taiwan. The Taiwan Public Policy Internship Program, which began in 2015, is coordinated by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government within the School of Politics and International Relations . It is open to ANU undergraduate students aged 18-28 in...Read more
We would like to draw your attention to the EU's Security Jam , an online brainstorm supported by the EEAS and with the likely participation of EU HRVP Federica Mogherini. By REGISTERING HERE your audience can join thousands of security, development and human rights experts from around the world at this virtual conference, at any point between April 25-28, from anywhere, using any device. They will be able to engage directly with leading...Read more
ANUCES together with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung have organised a a seminar on 7-8 April 2016 in Canberra on 'New Migrations and the Challenges of Integration in Europe, Australia & New Zealand'. The participants have discussed the current migration problems, including the situation of refugees in Europe and Australia. Photos from the event: Keynote by HE Sem Fabrizi From left: Prof. Jacqueline Lo, HE Sem Fabrizi, MCA CEO Carla Wilshire...Read more
The College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) has again excelled in the latest round of QS World University rankings. Anthropology and Archaeology have been ranked for the first time in the QS World rankings, receiving rankings of 7 th and 8 th in the world respectively, and number one in Australia. Social Policy and Administration has also been featured as part of the rankings and has been ranked 14 th in the world and number one in Australia...Read more
Dr Fabrício H. Chagas Bastos spoke last night on "The Wire" ABC Radio Adelaide on the political crisis in Brazil.
ANCLAS Associate Dr Fabrício H. Chagas Bastos spoke last night on "The Wire" ABC Radio Adelaide about the political crisis in Brazil. Hear what he has to say here: http://www.thewire.org.au/storyDetail.aspx?ID=13769Read more
Dr Sean Burgess talks on ABC Radio National - End of the line for Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff?
ANCLAS Deputy Director, Dr Sean Burges spoke last night on ABC Radio National about the political crisis in Brazil. Hear what he had to say here: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/end-of-the-line-for-brazil%27s-president-dilma-rousseff/7289696Read more
"And They all Came Tumbling Down: Brazil’s Spiralling Political Corruption Scandal" published in the AIIA
On March 12, ANCLAS Deputy Director Dr Sean Burges and ANCLAS Associate Dr Fabrício H. Chagas Bastos published "And They all Came Tumbling Down: Brazil’s Spiralling Political Corruption Scandal" in the Australian Institute of International Affairs. Following tense protests on 13 March, Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula was named current President Dilma Rousseff’s chief of staff, potentially giving him immunity against corruption...Read more
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 1 March between ANU’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). The MoU was concluded during an IFES delegation visit to ANU’s College of Arts & Social Sciences. The IFES delegation was led by IFES President and CEO William Sweeney. The delegation met with CASS Associate Dean (Research) Ann Evans and members of the School of...Read more
Although the holy month of Ramadan was over and the heyday of the summer had already stayed behind, the friendly Middle Eastern environment and the warm temperatures of the desert were still felt in the Gulf. That was the impression Erick Viramontes got when he arrived in Qatar in September 2015 to conduct his field research. Erick spent three months in Doha and, during that time, he was a visiting fellow at the Centre for Gulf Studies at Qatar...Read more