September 2017

05
Sep
2017

The role of U.S. bases in the world

Associate Professor David Vine

David Vine will discuss Australia's critical role in the global network of U.S. military bases, which now total an estimated 800 outside the United States. He will also discuss the role of U.S. bases in Australia and beyond in U.S.-led wars

Dr David Vine

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06
Sep
2017

Japan Update 2017: Seeking new directions

Multiple Speakers

Registration for the 2017 Japan Update is available on the AJRC website.

Japan Update

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11
Sep
2017

Time, Technologies and the Anthropocene: Asian and Pacific Perspective

Multiple Speakers

This workshop presents a unique opportunity for participants to engage with three world leading academics as well as scholars from the School of Culture, History and Language and across the ANU on the concept of time in Asia and the Pacific.

Ewald Sphere, Anna Madelaine

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11
Sep
2017

‘Modern Malaysian’: De-culturalising traditional Malaysian cuisine

Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo

When asked to name a national dish, nothing uniquely limited to Malaysia comes to mind. Dishes like satay, nasi lemak, rojak, chicken rice, ais kacang can be equally claimed by Indonesians and Singaporeans and beloved Tamil Muslim staples like roti canai and teh tarik can be found in India.

Malaysian food

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11
Sep
2017

Re-claiming the Ocean: climate change, oceanic sovereignties and maritime contestations in the Pacific

Professor Edvard Hviding

In the 21st century Pacific views of the ocean as generative and supportive of distinct ways of human existence are challenged: for many islanders of Oceania, global climate change is transforming the life-giving ocean into a threat.

Edvard Hviding

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15
Sep
2017

2017 Indonesia update - Indonesia in the new world: globalisation, nationalism and sovereignty

Multiple Speakers

Today globalisation is much more complex than just the issues of increased protectionism or anti-globalisation. The Global Financial Crisis and increased inequality in many countries have encouraged the adoption of populist and inward-looking policies.

Joko Widodo

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15
Sep
2017

Women’s Voices from Japan: A Bilingual Poetry Reading

Multiple speakers

Four award-winning Japanese women poets will present their work in this bilingual poetry performance reading together with their translators.

Living between California and Kumamoto, Hiromi Ito will read her poetry with her award-winning US translator Jeffrey Angles.

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18
Sep
2017

Reconfiguring Masculinity: Reel ‘New Man’ and Gender Politics in Indonesia

Evi Eliyanah, PhD Candidate

My thesis examines the struggle of Indonesian filmmakers in reconfiguring hegemonic masculinity through cinematic representations in a period marked by gender order crisis.

Evi Eliyanah

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21
Sep
2017

A Rule of Law for Zomia

Mark Jones

Abstract

Mark Jones Kumaon

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22
Sep
2017

2017 Korea Update: Crossing Borders

Prof HeeMin Kim (keynote), Prof Jae-Jung Suh, Dr David Hundt, Dr Andrew Jackson, Assoc Prof Gil-Soo

Presented by the ANU Korea Institute

Korea protest

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29
Sep
2017

ANU Taiwan Week

Film Festival

ANU Taiwan Film Festival

26-29 September 2017 Auditorium, Australian Centre on China in the World

4.00pm, 26 Sep

Badu’s Homework 《風中的小米田》(2003)

Road to Mandalay

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29
Sep
2017

The ‘Post-truth’ era? The public sphere in the Asia Pacific

Multiple Speakers

“Post-truth” is the Oxford Dictionaries international word of 2016. It refers to a political culture in which debate is framed by appeals to emotion rather than factual rebuttals.

Post-truth

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29
Sep
2017

The Art of Anthropology

Art Exhibition

The Art of Anthropology showcases the photographs of 31 ANU anthropologists taken during their research “in the field” in various places around the world.

Art of Anthropology

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