Events from 27 March, 2017
6th April, 201712:00pm - 1:30pm
This colloquium is an opportunity to learn about and discuss GIR visiting scholars Abrahamsen and Williams’ current book project.
10th April, 20176:00pm - 7:30pm
Sydney Ideas | A Most Enterprising Country: How the surprising business acumen of North Korea lets it survive
In this talk, Associate Professor Justin Hastings, of the University of Sydney, explores the puzzle of how the most politically isolated state in the world nonetheless sustains itself in large part by international trade and integration into the global economy.
27th April, 201712:00pm - 1:30pm
The first political order in any society is the sexual political order. How do the character and structure of male:female relations within a society affect its prospects for peace and security? In this colloquium Professor Valarie Hudson (Texas A&M University) will present on her relevant research project funded by the Minerva Initiative of the US Department of Defense.
11th May, 201712:00pm - 1:30pm
In this colloquium, guest speaker Dr Catherine Goetze (University of Tasmania) will look at the selection processes for the highest offices in inter-governmental and in non-governmental organizations. She argues that underneath this declaratory open selection access is a socio-economic structure that gives decisive advantages to specific social categories at the expense of others.