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Palestine and Middle East Peace

CAIS - events - Thu, 2015-07-02 14:23
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 17:30 - 18:30 Venue:  Copland Lecture Theatre, Kingsley Street, ANU Speaker:  The Hon Bob Carr:

Bob Carr’s presentation is timely, coming just ten days before this year’s ALP National Conference, which is expected to consider a resolution on Palestine and Middle East Peace.

Presented by:
Australians for Justice and Peace in Palestine (AJPP)
&
Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)

Co-hosted by the the ANU Centre for Arabic and Islamic Studies

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Using data to answer and evaluate policy

RSSS - events - Wed, 2015-07-01 14:26
Date and time Tuesday, 4th August 2015 - 9:30am - Wednesday, 5th August 2015 - 4:30pm

In this course, Deputy Director of AusCen Dr Nicholas Biddle teaches a range of analytical techniques that can be used to answer key policy questions. You will learn how to measure the impact of policy and whether or not a particular policy improves individual lives.

Course date:

9.30am–4.30pm 4 August 2015
9.30am–4.30pm 5 August 2015

Venue:

#132 Crawford Building, Lennox Crossing, ANU

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Big Data and the policy process

RSSS - events - Wed, 2015-07-01 14:22
Date and time Tuesday, 27th October 2015 - 9:30am - 4:30pm

In this advanced course, Deputy Director of AusCen Dr Nicholas Biddle, teaches the skills to navigate the world of big data by accessing and analysing administrative, commercial and attitudinal information. The course will also address some of the ethical and methodological issues surrounding big data.

Course date:

9.30am–4.30pm 4 August 2015
9.30am–4.30pm 5 August 2015

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The Hero and the Organiser: E. P. Thompson, Raphael Samuel, and the Uses of Biography

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-05-21 14:05
Date and time:  Wed, 27/05/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

Speaker: Sophie Scott-Brown, PhD Candidate, School of History and National Centre of Biography

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Channelling George? Coral Lansbury, the Australian Ethos, The Legend and Arcady

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:00
Date and time:  Wed, 20/05/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Melanie Nolan, National Centre of Biography, School of History

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From Pardoning to Parole? Discretionary Justice in Progressive Era New York

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-05-08 14:24
Date and time:  Wed, 13/05/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

Speaker: Carolyn Strange, School of History

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School of History Seminar: ‘Unnatural’: Pain and Childbirth, 1840s to the Present

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-05-01 12:59
Date and time:  Wed, 06/05/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

Speaker: Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck College, University of London & ANU School of History Allan Martin Visitor 2015

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The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism

CAIS - events - Thu, 2015-04-30 11:38
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 18:00 - 19:00 Venue:  Law Link Theatre, Fellows Rd., Building 5, ANU, Canberra Speaker:  Dr Toby Matthiesen Research Fellow in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge

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National identity: ANUpoll launch

RSSS - events - Fri, 2015-04-24 12:54
Date and time Wednesday, 29th April 2015 - 8:00am - 8:45am ANUpoll launch: Australian attitudes towards national identity

Is speaking English an important part of being an 'Australian'?

Does being born overseas make you less 'Australian'?

Should the Queen still be our head of state?

Join us over breakfast as we examine the results of the latest ANUpoll on Australian attitudes towards 'what it means to be Australian'.

Panelists

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Historians and Lawyers—What Can We Learn from Each Other?

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-04-23 14:59
Date and time:  Wed, 29/04/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

Speaker: Justice Richard Button, NSW Supreme Court

Wednesday 29 April 2015 4:15–5:30 pm

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Demystifying statistics - Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive course

RSSS - events - Thu, 2015-04-09 11:51
Date and time Tuesday, 12th May 2015 - 9:30am - 4:30pm

Statistical data is frequently used to measure performance or assess the effectiveness of government policy and services delivery. However, statistics cannot always be taken at face value. The assumptions and methods used to generate statistics potentially affect the conclusions that can be drawn from them.

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Enlightenment and Revolution

School of History - events - Wed, 2015-04-08 11:11
Date and time:  Wed, 22/04/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series
 

Enlightenment and Revolution: The Role of Enlightenment Ideas in Shaping the French Revolutionary Factions (1780–1830)

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Egypt: Perspectives on writing, popular culture and resistance

CAIS - events - Mon, 2015-03-30 12:31
Event type:  Lecture Date and time:  Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 15:00 - 17:00 Venue:  Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies, Ellery Cres, Building 127, ANU, Canberra Speaker:  A/Professor May Telmissany & A/Professor Walid El Khachab Register for this event Documenting Defiance: Women Writers and Filmmakers in Tahrir Square

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SOH Seminar Week 7: Discourses of Democracy: The Seizure of Speech in 1968

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-03-27 15:00
Date and time:  Wed, 01/04/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series
Speaker: Ben Mercer, School of History

 

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Report launch: Addressing entrenched disadvantage

RSSS - events - Fri, 2015-03-27 13:03
Date and time Tuesday, 21st April 2015 - 11:45am - 2:00pm

AusCen Deputy Director Dr Nicholas Biddle has contributed to a forthcoming report by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) on the economics of disadvantage in Australia.

The report - Addressing Entrenched Disadvantage in Australia - will be launched in Melbourne on 21 April 2015.  For further details, contact CEDA directly.

Early childhood education and Indigenous children: Getting the measures (and the policy) right

RSSS - events - Fri, 2015-03-27 12:57
Date and time Wednesday, 8th April 2015 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Seminar by Dr Nicholas Biddle, Deputy Director (AusCen) and Fellow (CAEPR).

Hanna Neumann Building
Room G058 (near Degree Café and Manning Clark Centre)
The Australian National University

For seminar enquiries, contact the CAEPR Centre Administrator on (02) 6125 0587 or email: caepradmin.cass@anu.edu.au.

2015 Allan Martin Lecture: "Going Ballistic": A New History of Aggression

School of History - events - Fri, 2015-03-20 12:51
Date and time:  Tue, 05/05/2015 - 18:00 - 19:30 Venue:  Coombs Lecture Theatre, Coombs Building 9.

 

The 2015 Allan Martin Lecturer is Professor Joanna Bourke

Her Public Lecture "Going Ballistic": A New History of Aggression

is on Tuesday 5th May, 2015 from 6.00pm - 7.30pm followed by a reception.

Abstract:

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Exploring self, subjectivity and emotion in the social science archive

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:37
Date and time:  Fri, 20/03/2015 - 10:00 - 13:00 Venue:  Seminar Room B, Coombs Building no. 9

This Masterclass, led by Jon Lawrence, will entail prior readings, seminar discussion and workshop exercises.

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The Confectionery Kings: Robertson, Allen and Hoadley

School of History - events - Thu, 2015-03-19 09:29
Date and time:  Wed, 25/03/2015 - 16:15 - 17:30 Venue:  McDonald Room, Menzies Library

School of History Seminar Series

 

Speaker: Jacqui Donegan, PhD Candidate, School of History

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Cultural heritage and the mediation of identity, memory and historical narratives

School of Sociology - events - Fri, 2012-08-17 09:41
Date and time:  Mon, 22/10/2012 - 13:00 - 14:30

Dr Laurajane Smith,
ARC Future Fellow, School of Archaeology & Anthropology,

The Australian National University,

Larry Saha Room 2175 Haydon-Allen Building

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