Public lecture

Annual Alice Tay Lecture: Professor Rosalind Croucher on 'Rights-Mindedness'

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission
25 September 2018 - 6:00pm

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission will present on ‘Rights-mindedness’ — making human rights real in public service and community understanding 70 years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Faith Bandler Lecture: delivered by Geoffrey Robertson AO QC

Geoffrey Robertson AO QC
20 September 2018 - 6:00pm

The Australian National University is proud to present the Faith Bandler Lecture where Geoffrey Robertson will discuss the advancement of the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Postnatal care in Nigeria: Does it really matter where women live?

Dr Dorothy Ononokpono
20 September 2018 - 12:30pm

Although postnatal care is one of the major interventions recommended for the reduction of maternal and newborn deaths worldwide, most women in Nigeria do not receive postnatal care.

Researching in Indonesia

Emeritus Professor Saskia E. Wieringa, University of Amsterdam
12 September 2018 - 9:00am

This lecture by Professor Saskia E. Wieringa will discuss issues of commitment, obligations, authorship, political work as action research and the pros and contras of the various means of dissemination, in particular questions of the ethical motivations of anthropology.

Male and female competitive behaviour: three studies from the laboratory and the field

Professor Alison Booth, Research School of Economics, ANU
11 September 2018 - 5:30pm

In this talk, Professor Alison Booth will draw on her recent research with co-authors that utilises data obtained from laboratory experiments and the field exploring gender differences in willingness to compete and how these may vary across environments.

The myth of the Lehman Sisters? Sex, testosterone, and financial risk-taking

Professor Cordelia Fine, University of Melbourne
4 September 2018 - 4:00pm

This talk will identify a number of conceptual and empirical problems with the underlying assumptions of this model, and report preliminary findings from a meta-analytic study on testosterone and financial risk-taking.

Gendered labour roles and rewards in science

Associate Professor Cassidy R. Sugimoto
27 August 2018 - 1:00pm

Despite progress, gender disparities in science persist. Women remain underrepresented in the scientific workforce and under rewarded for their contributions.

Meriba buay - ngalpan wakaythoemamay (We come together to share our thinking)

Dr Felecia Watkin Lui, Dr Sanchia Shibasaki
6 August 2018 - 4:00pm

The Meriba buay ngalpan wakathoemamay (We come together to share our thinking) CoP is the first known Torres Strait Islander Researchers Network

Analysing the nightmare: Reflections on rape culture in South Africa

Professor Deirdre Byrne, University of South Africa
3 August 2018 - 9:00am

Deirdre Byrne will comment on the efficacy of some interventions against rape in South Africa, such as the 2016 #EndRapeCulture campaign on two university campuses and the Sexual Violence Task Team Report on rape and sexual violence.

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