Events from 30 July, 2016
1st August, 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
SSP Seminar Series | Regenerating human/animal/environmental relationships in Australian agriculture?
Department of Sociology and Social Policy invites you to the first seminar of semester two. David Bray in the Department will present on 'Regenerating human/animal/environmental relationships in Australian agriculture?'
4th August, 20165.30pm - 7.15pm
Professor Adam Morton explores how the state under capitalism, organises spaces in our everyday lives through the streets we walk, the monuments we visit, and the places where we meet.
4th August, 201612.00pm - 1.30pm
The Department of Government and International Relations is having the first seminar in semester two. In this seminar, Dr Jill Sheppard from Australian National University will explain anomalous political assimilation among immigrants to Australia.
4th August, 20166.00pm-7.30pm
Drawing on his experience after a long and distinguished career in the Australian Public Service, Peter Shergold AC reflects on how governance can become more participatory and inclusive, and a new public service can emerge.
4th August, 20164:00pm - 5:30pm
The Department of Political Economy is having Professor Jacqui True presenting the first seminar in semester two. As a Professor of Politics & International Relations, she will give an insight in the political economy of women's participation in peace and security.
9th August, 20161.00pm-2.00pm
Complementing a growing body of social and cultural studies of slaughterhouses, Dr Anne Galloway (Victoria University of Wellington), examines on-farm killing as a means by which farmers, veterinarians, and homekill service providers practice care—or what Mol, Moser and Pols (2010) describe as “local solutions to specific problems [that] may involve ‘justice’ but other norms (fairness, kindness, compassion, generosity) may be equally or more important.”
10th August, 201612:30pm - 2:00 pm
SDN Democracy Futures | History, Politics and Indigenous Citizenship: Campaigns, Costs and Contentions
Using the campaigns of Mary Bennett (key Aboriginal rights advocate in the middle years of the twentieth century), Dr Alison Holland will examine the possibilities and limits of the politics around Indigenous affairs, and consider its relevance for Indigenous citizenship now.
11th August, 20163.00pm - 5.00pm
Join the Department of Anthropology in the first seminar in semester two. Dr Mary Hawkins and Dr Helen Onnudottir from the University of Western Sydney will be present on 'Land, Culture and Identity in post-GFC Iceland'.
24th August, 201612:30pm - 2:00pm
SDN Democracy Futures | ‘Doing Justice’ Post-conflict: Subaltern Engagements with Transitional Justice Mechanisms
In this seminar, Dr Kiran Grewal will explore the relationship between transitional justice processes and subaltern struggles for justice and social change.
1st September, 20166:00pm - 7:30pm
The public forum will tackle the pressing questions: What do scientists working in Antarctica have to teach us? Are military and commercial adventures becoming a reality and does Australia have a ‘national interest’ in the continent? What are the chances of reforming and strengthening the Antarctic Treaty System? Can citizens play a role in shaping its future?