Events from 25 April, 2014
29th April, 201411.45 - 1.30 PM
Synopsis:A global comparison of the laws governing political parties reveals a significant degree of diversity – in the sources from which these laws derive, the specific functions they target, and the extent to which they regulate parties as political organizations and electoral actors.
7th May, 201412:30 - 2:00pm
The Sydney Democracy Network continues the series Conversations on Democracy with this special lunch time presentation by Professor Henrik Bang. Henrik is Professor in Governance at the ANZSOG Institute for Governance, University of Canberra. He has come to UC from the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science. Henrik writes extensively within the fields of governance and political participation, and has contributed significantly to the international debate with his concepts of Everyday Makers, Expert Citizens, culture governance and policy-politics.
28th September, 2014 to 1st October, 2014TBA
The annual conference of the Australian Political Studies Association will meet from Sunday 28th September to Wednesday 1st October 2014 at the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
4th November, 2014 to 5th November, 20149 - 5pm
Things fall apart, or so we regularly hear these days. Real or impending disorder is one of the key rationalizations given for major decisions today: think austerity economics, the politics of crisis and radical interventions in response to shocks. Self-help books, no longer content to inform us of how to be sufficiently flexible for the demands of roving capital, now instruct us on how to be “anti-fragile”: how to not only survive but thrive in disorder.