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
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.
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.
Re-claiming the Ocean: climate change, oceanic sovereignties and maritime contestations in the Pacific
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.
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.
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.
My thesis examines the struggle of Indonesian filmmakers in reconfiguring hegemonic masculinity through cinematic representations in a period marked by gender order crisis.
“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.