Events from 5 May, 2016
5th May, 20164:30pm - 6:00pm
PE Seminar Series | Australia under the Accord (1983–1996): Simultaneously Deepening Corporatism and Advancing Neoliberalism
Department of Political Economy invites you to a seminar with Elizabeth Humphry in Department of Political Economy, University of Sydney. She will present on the topic of ‘Australia under the Accord (1983–1996): Simultaneously Deepening Corporatism and Advancing Neoliberalism’.
5th May, 201612:00pm - 1:30pm
GIR Colloquium Series | Why American Efforts at Nation-Building Usually Fail: Evidence from Iraq and the Post-Civil War Reconstruction of the U. S. South
The Department of Government of International Relations is having Assoc. Prof. Robert Mickey from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor presenting in this seminar.
9th May, 20162:00pm - 4:00pm
Co-hosted by Department of Sociology and Social Policy and SAPMiC, this seminar will have Associate Professor Amanda Wise from Department of Sociology, Macquarie University presenting. She will talk about cosmopolitan in Singapore, a city of mobile labour.
12th May, 201612:00pm - 1:30pm
Professor Stanley Feldman from Stony Brook University is joining the Department of Government and International Relations in this colloquium. He will be presenting on the topic of 'Compassionate Policy Support: The Interplay of Empathy and Ideology'.
12th May, 20163:00pm - 5:00pm
You are cordially invited to this seminar with Dr Ben Miller who will be presenting on the topic of 'David Unaipon's Benalla sermon (1914): Aboriginal Writing and Rhetoric'.
12th May, 20166:00pm - 7:30pm
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) government has governed Turkey for more than a decade. How are the AKP’s state-led Islamisation and commitment towards creating a ‘devout generation’ located within the foundations established by the secular Kemalist Republic?
18th May, 201612:30pm - 2:00pm
In this lecture Michael Ondaatje asks: What is happening in America? Ondaatje examines the roots of the fear and frustration that have turned American politics on its head and made a Trump presidency possible. He looks closely at Trump and his presidential rivals – most notably, Hillary Clinton – and maps out the electoral road between now and November.
19th May, 20164.00pm - 5.30pm
PE Seminar Series | Rise and Demise: Latin American and Hispanic Studies in Australasia, from post boom to postmodernity
Robert Austin, visiting scholar in Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, is joining the Department of Political Economy in the seminar series. He will be presenting of the topic of 'Rise and Demise: Latin American and Hispanic Studies in Australasia, from post boom to postmodernity'.
19th May, 20166:00pm - 7:30pm
If digital media has given rise to new forms of political campaigning, has the new media environment has also created space for new types of listening and measurement, or ‘analytic activism.’? Dave Karpf shares his research on important tactical and strategic innovations for advocacy organisations.
20th May, 20161.30pm
From bigger boats to greater voices, it seems we are transfixed by a perceived threat of sharks on our shores. But as the numbers tells us, we are more likely to be struck by lightning than being taken by a shark. For this Sydney Writers Festival talk Dr Christopher Neff draws on his research in the United States, South Africa and Australia, to explain why shark bites enrapture the attention of politicians and the public – and what this tells us about the wider world of public policy.