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10
Nov
‘14

Professor Amin Saikal releases new book 'Zone of Crisis'

Professor Saikal's most recent book, Zone of Crisis: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran & Iraq was launched at CAIS, by the ANU Chancellor Prof. The Hon Gareth Evans on 22 October 2014. The event provided the opportunity for the Former Minister for...

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06
Nov
‘14

Research School success in ARC funding

The Australian Research Council has announced the successful applications for Discovery Projects and Discovery Indigenous funding schemes for 2015 which include members of the Research School of Social Sciences. DISCOVERY PROJECTS Professor James...

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06
Nov
‘14

ANU political scientist to chair political science world congress

Emeritus Professor Marian Sawer of the School of Politics and International Relations will be chair of the World Congress of Political Science to be held in Istanbul in July 2016.  Her co-chair will be Professor Dianne Pinderhughes, past...

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27
Oct
‘14

Exploring the global history of homicide and massacre

In this video Professor Rod Broadhurst of the School of Sociology and Professor Pieter Spierenburg challenge the common view that our modern world is more lethal than ever.  Professor Spierenburg argues that despite the mass murder we associate...

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21
Oct
‘14

Cambridge Economic History of Australia featuring CAEPR contributors

The recently published Cambridge Economic History of Australia features two chapters authored by Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Researchers.  Dr Boyd Hunter’s chapter, titled ‘The Aboriginal Legacy’, provides an account...

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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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