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17
Sep
‘14

ANU hits top 25 in global rankings

The Australian National University has been ranked 25 in the world and the highest ranked Australian university by the QS Top Universities rankings. RSSS leads in top-ranking fields of Politics, History, Philosophy and Sociology. ANU Acting Vice-...

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16
Sep
‘14

Crafting Democracies

Ending an authoritarian regime is a tricky business where individual political leadership can emerge as one of the most important factors in reaching the compromises and accommodations needed to bring a shift towards democracy. In this video,...

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29
Jul
‘14

ANU hosts Australasian Philosophy Conference

Over 300 philosophers gathered at the Australian National University (ANU) in early July for the Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) Conference. The week-long conference features prominent international and ANU academics including Professor...

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19
Mar
‘14

2014 AAP Conference

Registrations are now open for the 2014 Conference of the Australasian Association of Philosophy. Held at ANU this year, the conference will commence on 6 July with a keynote address from the AAP President and a welcome reception. This conference is...

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19
Mar
‘14

Visiting Indigenous Fellowship

CAEPR has an endowment fund through which it sponsors Indigenous people to become Centre Visitors under the Visiting Indigenous Fellowship Scheme, to be involved in collaborative research with CAEPR staff and higher degree research students....

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11
Mar
‘14

RSSS Director in Washington DC for World Bank event

Professor Adam Graycar, Director of the ANU Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) is speaking in Washington DC this week at an event called ‘Corruption in Rich Countries’. The event is co-hosted by the Australian National University...

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07
Jun
‘13

Student to represent Australia at international summit

First year student Linda Ma has been selected to represent Australia at an international summit in Russia with a focus on improving the lives of young women. Linda, who is studying towards a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) majoring in Development...

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31
May
‘13

Dual Biography Published

In  the newly published Progressives at War Dr Douglas B Craig, School of History, examines the careers of two prominent American public figures, Newton Diehl Baker and William Gibbs McAdoo, whose lives spanned the era between the Civil War and...

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31
May
‘13

Fiftieth Anniversary of Britian's Profumo Affair

It is fifty years since Britain’s Profumo Affair climaxed; an apt description because it was the sex scandal of the century. On 5 June 1963 forty-eight year-old John Profumo resigned as Secretary of State for War and from parliament after...

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29
May
‘13

Dr Rublee awarded US Peace grant

Dr Maria Rost Rublee is the first Australian-based University researcher to be granted a United States Institute for Peace (USIP) grant. The $119,000 grant will fund a research project, led by Dr Rublee from the School of Politics and International...

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