June 2017

07
Jun
2017

Drought and famine relief in Papua New Guinea, 2015-2016

Dr Mike Bourke, Honorary Associate Professor, ANU; Brendan Jinks, PhD candidate, ANU; James Komengi

PNG was severely impacted by the 2015-16 El Niño drought and, at some very high altitude locations, a series of destructive frosts. The drought and frosts impacted many rural villagers between mid-2015 and late 2016, with some people still severely impacted in early 2017.

lower Kaugel

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13
Jun
2017

Self-Reflective Yoga: An Introduction

Alan Goode

As International Day of Yoga approaches, yoga seems to be everywhere. But what is it really? Delve deeper into different dimensions of the practice in this combination of postures and perspectives.

Yoga

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15
Jun
2017

Telegraphs, sovereignty, and Chinese nation-building from the late Qing to the end of World War II

Dr Shuge Wei

China’s efforts to reclaim sovereignty over the development and use of cable telegraphs has escaped the attention of historians of modern China.

Shuge Wei

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23
Jun
2017

2017 Mongolia Update: Sustainable Futures

Multiple Speakers

Welcome to the 2017 Mongolia Update, themed “Sustainable Futures”. The conference will be hosted by the ANU Mongolia Institute, supported by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.

Downtown Ulaanbatar at night

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23
Jun
2017

Launch of Joro's Youth

Professor Daniel Kane

The Australian Centre on China in the World and the Mongolia Institute invite you to celebrate the launch of:

Joro's Youth — The First Part of the Mongolian Epic of Geser Khan.

Joro's Youth

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29
Jun
2017

A Planning Tool to Support Indigenous Rangers Manage Climate Change Impacts on Cultural Heritage Sites

Bethune Carmichael

Over 100 Australian Indigenous ranger groups manage a significant proportion of Australia’s natural and cultural resources.

Bethune Carmichael

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