School of Politics and International Relations - News

20
Nov
2017

The Interpretation of Global Politics - Conference Videos

On 2-3 November 2017 the School of Poltics and International Relations was proud to host the international conference The Interpretation of Global Politics: methods and epistemologies after the event . Below is a video of the conference introduction given by the convenor Dr April Biccum . More... Read more

20
Nov
2017

Scholars win top prize from Institute of Public Administration Australia

Two scholars of The Australian National University have won a major award from the Institute of Public Administration Australia for an essay based on their public policy research. Professor Darren Halpin and Emeritus Professor John Warhurst received the Sam Richardson Award for the most influential... Read more

30
Oct
2017

Palaszczuk’s poll will be a wild ride

Professor John Wanna has offered his perspective on the Queensland State Election in a comment piece for The Australian . Read the article here , or view it below.Read more

23
Oct
2017

Colin Tatz honoured for contribution to genocide and race studies

SPIR Visitor Colin Tatz has been honoured for his contribution to genocide and race studies. At the Sydney launch of his most recent book, Australia’s Unthinkable Genocide , Geoffrey Robertson QC, Tanya Plibersek MP, and Mark Tedeschi were among the speakers who paid tribute to Professor Tatz. Read... Read more

05
Oct
2017

Canadian political scientist visiting ANU to study electoral system

Endeavour Research Fellow Dr Holly Ann Garnett has been fascinated by political science and elections since childhood. A postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia, Dr Garnett is currently a visiting scholar at the ANU School of Politics and International Relations as part of her... Read more

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... 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... 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... 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... 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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