Events from 28 September, 2016
28th September, 20169:00am - 5:00pm
Are you a University of Sydney academic or research student who is interested in the impact of society in your subject area? Have you thought about publishing or researching in sociology? Have you used FoR 1608 (Sociology)? THIS DAY IS FOR YOU.
28th September, 20165:00pm - 6:30pm
Clusters of development and democratisation: militarist, socialist, and colonial legacies across Southeast Asia
The presentation offers a new theorisation and categorisation of Southeast Asian polities that have pursued rapid development through integration with a regional economy jointly dominated by American, British, Chinese, and Japanese power and capital.
29th September, 20165:00pm - 7:00pm
Join this lecture and roundtable presented by the European Studies Program in the School of Languages and Cultures with H.E. Sem Fabrizi, Ambassador of the European Union to Australia, to discuss the global foreign and security policy from the angle of EU-US-China axis.
4th October, 201612.00-1.30pm
In this seminar Professor Andrew Hindmoor (University of Sheffield and University of Queensland) will look at the role and legacy of the left in Britain, and the current political climate.
13th October, 201612.00-1.30pm
Morality politics in the European Parliament: An Analysis of MEPs’ Vote on Abortion and Embryonic Stem Cell Research (1998-2013)
This seminar presents the research of Dr Caroline Close (Université Libre de Bruxelles CEVIPOL) which examines how the members of the European Parliament (MEPs) vote on morality issues, i.e. issues that are framed in terms of (religious) values.
27th October, 201612.00-1.30pm
This presented by Professor Allan McConnell this seminar provides a novel heuristic to help analysts approach this important but grossly under-researched topic of hidden political agendas. After tackling difficult methodological issues surrounding how we research the 'hidden', it addresses issues such as who hides? What do they hide? What tools/ techniques are used to hide?
8th November, 201612:00pm - 1:30pm
GIR Colloquium Series | War and the Fate of Democracy: Battlefield Lessons and the Politics of the Exceptional
Professor Ron Krebs from University of Minnesota will talk about war and the fate of democracy based on battlefield lessons and the politics of the exceptional.