News from the Department
Anna Boucher's new book, Gender, Migration and the Global Race for Talent, is out with Manchester University Press. It provides an examination of skilled immigration policies from a gender perspective in 12 countries, across 37 visas. It also presents detailed empirical study of Australian and Canadian skilled immigration policies from the late 1980s to the present day, that will be relevant to people interested in broad immigration trends in those countries. Finally, it considers how feminist and migrant activists make claims against the state, especially in Westminster systems, that might interest social movement scholars.
The impact of quantum science on peace and security will be debated by leading practitioners and researchers at the Q3 Symposium and Lecture.
The ADF needs to be flexible and adaptable, capable of responding to the wide variety of threats we now confront, writes Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott.
Support for the monarchy in Australia is at its highest level since the 1990s thanks to the arrival of new royal family members and a declining number and frequency of royal scandals, new research reveals.
China's move towards "cyber sovereignty" should be seen as nothing less than a bold push to re-shape the global contours of cyberspace in the nation's favour, writes PhD candidate Stephenie Andal for The Diplomat.
ESRC GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY WORKSHOP: 'Examining the role of the private sector in health-related humanitarian response'
The entry of for-profit organisations in health-related humanitarian response has been a relatively new phenomenon, but the move towards what some have described as the “privatization” of humanitarian response has been observed across multiple humanitarian-related areas and activities, particularly in the areas of medical aid, surveillance and logistics. Visit this post to watch the individual video presentations from the ESRC Public Lecture.
Open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, the Australian Political Studies Association Women and Politics prize is presented biennially for the best essay on the topic of women and politics broadly defined. The winner is decided by a committee established by the Women’s Caucus of APSA.