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International Research Partnerships in Indigenous Economic Development: Context, Opportunities and Challenges, Future Possibilities

CAEPR events - Mon, 2017-07-17 17:17
21 Jul 17 Seminar Professor Robert Anderson Contact person:  Tracy Deasey Contact email:  caepradmin.cass@anu.edu.au Contact phone:  02 61250587

In his presentation, Professor Anderson will explore possibilities for international Research Partnerships exploring Indigenous economic development activities. The central thrust of the argument will be the increasing relevance of such work beyond the particular Indigenous context, to the broader task facing all people as they respond to society's 'Grand Challenges'. He will do so in three sections, encouraging discussion through-out.

The three sections are:

Context: Three Paradigm Shifts:

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Awesome Workshop in Moral Philosophy

Philosophy - events - Thu, 2017-07-13 21:27
Date and time:  Mon, 24/07/2017 - 09:30 - Tue, 25/07/2017 - 17:30 Conference & symposium Centre for Moral, Social and Political Theory Location:  RC Mills Room, Chancelry Organiser / Contact person:  Seth Lazar and Katie Steele Contact email:  phil.admin.cass@anu.edu.au

Awesome Moral Philosophy Workshop

Date: 24-25 July
Times: 0930-1730
Location: RC Mills Room, Chancelry

Register by emailing phil.admin.cass@anu.edu.au

 

Monday 24th

Session 1 0930-1100 Anne Barnhill - What is manipulation and why does it matter?
Morning Tea 1100-1130
Session 2 1130-1300 Connie Rosati - Title TBA
Lunch  1300-1400
Session 3 1400-1530 Boris Babic - Adaptive Burdens of Proof
Afternoon Tea 1530-1600
Session 4 1600-1730 Julia Driver - Schadenfreude

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Public Lecture: Animal Bodies & Animal Minds - Launching the Centre for Philosophy of Sciences

Philosophy - events - Thu, 2017-07-13 12:15
Date and time:  Wed, 09/08/2017 - 16:00 - 18:00 Public lecture Special event Octo Close Up.jpg Location:  The Shine Dome, Gordon Street, Acton speakers:  Peter Godfrey-Smith Organiser / Contact person:  School of Philosophy Contact email:  phil.admin.cass@anu.edu.au https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/public-lecture-animal-bodies-animal-minds-tickets-35446535542

Abstract: The brains, and hence minds, of animals evolved to complement their bodies. The diversity of those bodies, and their histories, tell us something about the nature and origins of the mind. This lecture will discuss a range of cases, with special attention to the octopus.

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History Honours Information Session

School of History - events - Thu, 2017-07-13 10:26
Date and time:  Thu, 27/07/2017 - 13:00 - 14:00 School of History Venue:  Ann Curthoys Room 2108, Coombs Building Contact Person:  School of History Contact email:  hist.admin.cass@anu.edu.au

Come to our honours information session to hear from current honours students and have your questions answered.

For further details or to register your attendance, please contact Maria Nugent.

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Graduation July 2017

CAIS - news - Wed, 2017-07-12 14:15
12 July 2017 Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies Jess and C.jpg Dr Jessie Moritz with ANU Chancellor Professor The Hon. Gareth Evans

Congratulations to all CAIS graduates receiving their awards today.

Three CAIS students received the award of Doctor of Philosophy: Dr Jessie Moritz, was awarded a doctoral degree for her thesis entitled, 'Slick Operators: Revising Rentier State Theory for the modern Arab Gulf States', and Dr Caroline Ladewig who completed work on, ‘Power, Epistemology and Pedagogy: Critical Thinking and Female Teacher Education in Oman’.

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The rise of divorce, separation, and cohabitation in the Philippines - Jeofrey Abalos

Demography - news - Tue, 2017-07-11 09:29
2017 School of Demography

“What God has put together let no man put asunder”. This biblical quote is frequently heard among Filipinos, particularly among the older generations, to discourage young people from leaving an unsatisfactory marriage. The indissolubility of marriage is also strongly advocated by the Catholic Church, to which 80% of Filipinos belong.

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ANU Workshop: Some Recent Stuff on the Imagination

Philosophy - events - Mon, 2017-07-10 11:37
Date and time:  Mon, 17/07/2017 - 09:30 - 17:45 Training & workshop Workshop / conference School of Philosophy Location:  Meeting Room 1064 L1, LF Crisp Building 26 speakers:  Jennifer Windt (Monash) speakers:  Daniel Stoljar (ANU) speakers:  Talia Morag (Deakin) speakers:  Amy Kind (Claremont) Organiser / Contact person:  Daniel Gregory Contact email:  daniel.gregory@anu.edu.au

Timetable:

9.30: Coffee and Welcome
10.00-11.30: Jennifer Windt (Monash): “Mental simulation in sleep: Towards an integrative theory of dream imagery formation”
11.45-1.15: Daniel Stoljar (ANU): “Imagining-how”
Lunch
2.30-4.00: Talia Morag (Deakin): “Towards a New Associationism”
4.15—5.45: Amy Kind (Claremont): “The Myth of Imaginative Resistance”

7.30: Workshop dinner.  Restaurant TBA

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Comment: Citizenship Changes: poisonous and pointless – Peter Hughes

Demography - news - Mon, 2017-07-10 10:20
2017 School of Demography

The government’s proposed changes to the requirements for Australian citizenship are both poisonous and pointless. They are bad public policy and should be rejected by Parliament.

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What income inequality looks like across Australia

RSSS - news - Thu, 2017-07-06 08:54
Thu, 2017-07-06 income inequality pic.jpg

With affordable houses increasingly out of reach, wage growth slow and household debt high, Australians are certainly feeling poor. But how do they compare to their neighbours? New Census data confirms there’s a lot of variability in income.

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CAIS Courses - Semester 2

CAIS - news - Tue, 2017-07-04 13:56
04 July 2017 Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies Postgraduate Courses

MEAS8102 Islamic Radicalism
Dr Kirill Nourzhanov
MEAS8111 Islam, the West and International Terrorism
Professor Amin Saikal
MEAS8115 Islam in World Politics
Professor James Piscatori
MEAS8116 Islam and Democracy
Professor James Piscatori
MEAS6504 Turkish Politics and Foreign Policy
Dr M. Murat Yurtbilir
MEAS8126 Contemporary Issues in Islamic Banking
Professor Rabee Tourkey

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Can we be Rational and Fair Under Risk and Uncertainty? - 2017 Passmore Lecture

Philosophy - events - Tue, 2017-07-04 12:00
Date and time:  Tue, 01/08/2017 - 16:00 - 18:00 Public lecture John Passmore lecture School of Philosophy eventbrite banner.jpeg Location:  Coombs Seminar Room B speakers:  Michael Fleurbaey (Princeton) Contact email:  phil.admin.cass@anu.edu.au https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/can-we-be-rational-and-fair-under-risk-and-uncertainty-2017-passmore-lecture-tickets-35585514231

The Centre for Moral, Social and Political Theory and the School of Philosophy at ANU present the 2017 Passmore Lecture with Speaker Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton).

Materialism, Subjectivity and Evolution: 2017 Jack Smart Lecture

Philosophy - events - Tue, 2017-07-04 11:57
Date and time:  Wed, 12/07/2017 - 16:00 - 18:00 Public lecture Jack Smart lecture School of Philosophy Eventbrite banner image.png Location:  Coombs Seminar Room B speakers:  Peter Godfrey-Smith Contact email:  phil.admin.cass@anu.edu.au https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/materialism-subjectivity-and-evolution-2017-jack-smart-lecture-tickets-35554716113

This lecture begins with a sketch of the first versions of 'Australian materialism' and then looks at how the landscape of debate changed. Godfrey-Smith will criticize some of the later developments (including versions of functionalism and representationalism) and begin to present a positive view. The last part of the talk will look at the evolutionary history of subjectivity.

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A Century of Revolutionary Change: 1917–2017

CAIS - news - Fri, 2017-06-30 12:47
30 June 2017 Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies DSC00874.jpg Keynote Speaker: Dr Andrey Kazantsev with Dr Kirill Nourzhanov and Prof. Amin Saikal

Day 2: Image Gallery

Image 1: Alexey Volegov from National Chengchi University presenting his paper: ‘“…It Will Destroy    Itself…”: The Way of the Russian Revolution in Fyodor Sologub’s  Last Collection of Short Stories’.

Image 2: Key members of AACaPS: Kirill Nourzhanov and Graeme Gill (University of Sydney).

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Maintaining Māori identity and governance - observations from the land of hot springs and mud pools

CAEPR events - Thu, 2017-06-29 17:02
28 Jul 17 Seminar Tamara Mutu Contact person:  Tracy Deasey Contact email:  caepradmin.cass@anu.edu.au Contact phone:  02 61250587

Māori of New Zealand have had varied experiences of colonisation which are often viewed from a large tribal (iwi) perspective.  However the hapū (sub-tribe) is the key cultural and economic group within Māori society.  This presentation will explore the history and contemporary experiences of one hapū from the central North Island.

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Reframing the ecosystem: how targeting the needs of the whole community can reshape the approach to indigenous development

CAEPR events - Thu, 2017-06-29 16:51
02 Aug 17 Seminar Jonathan Kilgour Contact person:  Tracy Deasey Contact email:  caepradmin.cass@anu.edu.au Contact phone:  02 61250587

This seminar will present a case study about the Ruapehu Whānau Transformation Project (RWT), based in the rural interior of the North Island of Aotearoa (New Zealand).   The RWT began as an iwi-focused project. Over six years later it has become an exemplar of whole-of-community development, led by a local iwi, utilising collective impact and design thinking to regenerate three small towns (Ohakune, Raetihi and Waiouru).

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TBA

Demography - events - Thu, 2017-06-29 10:29
Date and time:  Fri, 1st Sep 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm School of Demography Location:  Jean Martin Room, Level 3. Beryl Rawson Building (Building 13) Presenter:  Meg Kingsley

TBA

Demography - events - Thu, 2017-06-29 10:27
Date and time:  Fri, 8th Sep 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm School of Demography Location:  Jean Martin Room, Level 3. Beryl Rawson Building (Building 13) Presenter:  Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan

Opinion: Census 2016 puts on display the increasing diversity in Australians’ relationships - Ann Evans and Edith Gray

Demography - news - Thu, 2017-06-29 10:09
2017 School of Demography

Click here to read Census 2016 puts on display the increasing diversity in Australians’ relationships by Associate Professor Ann Evans and Associate Professor Edith Gray. This article was published by The Conversation, 27 June 2017

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Opinion: Census 2016: location and education affects how many children you have - Ann Evans and Edith Gray

Demography - news - Thu, 2017-06-29 09:53
2017 School of Demography

Click here to read Census 2016: location and education affects how many children you have by Associate Professor Ann Evans and Associate Professor Edith Gray. This article was published in The Guardian, 27 June 2017.

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Opinion: Is there an alternative to the census? - Edith Gray

Demography - news - Thu, 2017-06-29 09:44
2017 School of Demography

Click here to read Associate Professor Edith Gray's article Is there an alternative to the census? published in The Age, 27 June 2017.

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