Public Media: The View from the Top P.O.V. Leaders on the Struggle to Create Truly Public Media
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Public Media: The Future of Public Media FAQ
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Public Media: Dynamic, Engaged Publics
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Social Media: Public Radio's Social Media Experiments: Risk, Opportunity, Challenge
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Should We Ban the Burka?
A public debate hosted by The Australian National University and The Canberra Times.Muslim women's dress codes have come into the political spotlight in both Muslim-majority…
Coal: The Elephant in the Room
John Ashton, Special Representative for Climate Change at the United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office presented a public lecture called, Coal: The Elephant in the Room
Cambodia and Human Rights: Memories of a Former Special Representative
Justice Michael Kirby is a retired Justice of the High Court of Australia. He was Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for Cambodia, 1994-96. His special concerns include human rights, the rule of law, the independence of the judiciary and the impact of science and technology on society. This lecture is presented by the Centre for International Governance & Justice and the Centre for International & Public Law.
The GFC in Our Region: India and Indonesia
These back-to-back public lectures, sponsored by the ANU Chapter of Golden Key, will present expert views on the economies of our close neighbors India and Indonesia in the context of the global financial crisis, and the implications for Australia. The lectures will be aimed at a general audience, and an extended Q&A session will be held afterwards. Free refreshments and nibbles will be available before the lectures, and wine and cheese after they conclude. Professor Hal Hill speaking on Indones
The Great Crash of 2008
This public forum will discuss The Great Crash of 2008 by Ross Garnaut, with David Llewellyn-Smith, Melbourne University Press, to be released on 12 October 2009. The book examines the factors that led to the Great Crash of 2008 and subsequently to the current global recession. It provides an integrated analysis of one of the major events of our time, drawing on behavioural economics, the issue of global macroeconomic imbalances and the operation of modern financial markets. The study also discu
The Protection of Human Rights in Australia - A Way Forward, The Alice Tay Lecture on Law & Human Ri
Mary Kostakidis was a member of the Human Rights Consultation Committee that inquired into the adequacy of the protection of human rights in Australia. The Committee reported to the federal Attorney General on September 30 after an extensive period of nationwide community consultation. In this lecture Ms Kostakidis will discuss the themes that emerged from the 40,000 responses that were received during this consultation and outline the suite of measures which the committee saw as the way forward
Too Hot To Talk About: Why Is Australia Still Debating Climate Change?
Some international commentators have expressed dismay that Australia is still debating climate change while other developed and developing economies have moved on and are already making positive steps towards climate change strategies. Is Australia out of step with the rest of the world?Who's telling fibs and who's providing facts about climate change in Australia? Have the Australian people switched off? On 25 November 2009 at 12.30 pm the ANU Climate Change Institute and the ANU Centre for Pub
Deterring corrupt senior political figures through international anti-money laundering norms
Dr David Chaikin LLB/B Com (UNSW), LLM (Yale), PhD in Law (Cambridge) is a senior lecturer in business law in the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Sydney, and a practising lawyer specialising in transnational litigation. He has worked as a consultant with the Financial Action Task Force and the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering, and has held senior positions in the Australian Attorney-General's Department and the Commonwealth Secretariat. Dr Chaikin spent seven years a
APW2010:Understanding the idea of an Asia Pacific Community
Professor Peter Drysdale (Crawford School of Economics & Government, ANU) has pursued a busy life as an academic researching the economies of East Asia, especially Japan, and advocating trade liberalisation, especially in the Asia Pacific. He will discuss how better understanding of the international economy is critical for anyone wishing to influence governments or to shape public debate. He has a PhD from the ANU.
How Globalisation and Climate Change will Reshape Humanitarian Crises and Aid
Public Seminar hosted by the Department of International Relations and RegNet How Globalisation and Climate Change will Reshape Humanitarian Crises and Aid Peter Walker Rosenberg Professor of Nutrition and Human Security, and Director of the Feinstein International Center, Tufts University Date: Tuesday 9 February 2010 Time: 12.30 -- 2pm Venue: Centre for Arabic and Islamic Studies Al Falasi Lecture Theatre, Building 127, Ellery Crescent, ANU Peter Walker has been active in development and disas
Post Copenhagen: Where do we go now?
Post Copenhagen: Where do we go now? Professor Will Steffen, Executive Director of the ANU Climate Change Institute will host a post COP 15 Climate Change Conference public event. Get the inside story of what went on at the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December. Take the opportunity to engage with ANU students and researchers who attended the Conference. Internet live streaming will be available for people unable to make it to ANU on the day. The event is free. Students and the gen
India & NPT: How does a nuclear power & non-signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty engage
India's Nuclear Elephant In The Room How can India - a state with nuclear weapons which is not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) - still influence proceedings at this year's review of the NPT? That's the subject to be discussed at a public lecture today at The Australian National University. The lecture - India and NPT - will be delivered by Professor Swaran Singh of Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. Professor Singh says that in the five years since the last review
Promoting Cloud Computing: Legal and Policy Challenges
Cloud computing offers the potential for efficiency, cost savings and innovation gains to governments, businesses and individual users alike. And because the cloud transcends national boundaries, cloud computing also offers a unique opportunity to bring Australia and other countries one step closer to achieving the vision of a robust and better-integrated digital market across the region and around the world. To realize these benefits, however, there are public policy and regulatory challenges -
Launch of the Australian National Institute for Public Policy by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
The Australian National University (ANU) will play a lead role in boosting Australia's expertise through enhanced teaching and research in public policy and will establish a new Australian National Institute for Public Policy to complement the enhanced role. The Commonwealth Government has committed a grand total of $111.7 million for this purpose. ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Chubb said: "The importance of teaching and research as a foundation for future policy will be highlighted by the d
Law, politics and business in China
In this public lecture, Associate Professor Vivienne Bath, visiting from Sydney University, will address the development of law and the judicial system from the point of view of foreign business, and the implementation and the complicated relationship of criminal, commercial and administrative law.
National Security College Public Lecture
National Security College Public Lecture by Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola, Chairman of the NATO Military Commission.