Past events

11
Dec
2014

G20 Brisbane summit wrap-up: what happened and what on earth does it all mean?

Dr Susan Harris Rimmer and Mr Mike Callaghan

Susan Harris Rimmer and Mike Callaghan report back from their time at the Brisbane Summit in an informal Q&A session. APS welcome, Chatham House rules apply. BYO brownbag lunch.

Mike...

15
Sep
2014

Contentious Islamism: social and political activism in Afghanistan, 2001-2015

Niamatullah Ibrahimi

Abstract: The 2001 international intervention in Afghanistan and the liberal state-building enterprise that followed it opened new opportunities for social and political activism in the...

03
Sep
2014

The ONE campaign: the trillion dollar scandal

David McNair

On 3rd September The ONE Campaign, will launch the Trillion Dollar Scandal, a new campaign that will expose the true costs of international corruption on developing countries. Extreme poverty has...

12
Aug
2014

Skyful of lies and black swans: who controls shifting information power in crises?

Nik Gowing

The public information space has been turned on its head. But few at the highest levels of power are willing to realise that its new capacity to disrupt threatens their reputation or brand. There...

14
Jul
2014

The millennium development goals report 2014

Senator Brett Mason, Dr Susan Harris Rimmer, Mr Christopher Woodthorpe, Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM

The United Nations Information Centre Canberra in partnership with the Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy, ANU and the Australian Council for International Development cordially invites you to the...

17
Jun
2014

Tales from a G20 veteran

John E. Ruthrauff - Director, International Advocacy at InterAction

The lecture will be chaired by Dr Susan Harris Rimmer, Director of Studies Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy.  Sue is a member of the Think20 process. 

Guest speaker:...

23
May
2014

Human rights mechanism in ASEAN: developments and way forward

Mr Rafendi Djamin: Representative of Indonesia to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights

Human rights have now become a permanent agenda in ASEAN with its inclusion in the ASEAN Charter, the ASEAN Political-Security Blueprint as well as the establishment of the ASEAN...

20
May
2014

Pontius Pilate revisited: washing one's hands of refugees

Professor William Maley, Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy, ANU

The parable of the Good Samaritan is often invoked in discussion of refugee issues, but in the times in which we are living, Pontius Pilate seems to be the more popular role model. In this lecture...

30
Apr
2014

Is international relations too 'hard' for women?

Melissa Conley Tyler

Decades after formal barriers were removed, women remain demonstrably underrepresented in senior positions in Australia's international affairs. A number of barriers remain which women and men...

19
Nov
2013

Afghanistan in South-West Asia: influences and challenges

Visiting speakers: Chaired by Dr Ian Hall

The impending international military withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014 and political transition raises a range of issues of great import for Afghanistan and the wider world. Of particular...

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