Seminar

The effect of labour demand on women’s intra-household decision power: evidence from Indonesia

Sarah Xue Dong, Crawford School of Public Policy
12 February 2019 - 2:00pm

How does local labour demand affect Indonesian women's empowerment within their households?

Doing lawyering differently and in a non-adversarial way to better respond to community

Dr Liz Curran
7 February 2019 - 12:00pm

This seminar and conversation will explore recent public inquiries in Australia and Dr Liz Curran’s research over the past six years suggesting a less adversarial approach may be necessary. These inquiries have considered:

Recalibrating ‘deep frames’ – setting the cognitive compass for the voyage across the 'Straits of Transition' to the unknown lands of 'Destination: Safe Climate'

Elizabeth Boulton
29 November 2018 - 11:00am

Seismic changes in the Earth’s natural systems, brought about by global warming and environmental change, present humans with a radically new physical environment. Successful navigation and survival in this terrain requires a new conceptual compass which is calibrated to its times.

Shaping Australia’s role in Indo-Pacific security in the next decade

Frances Adamson 
2 October 2018 - 5:30pm

Frances Adamson has led the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as Secretary since 25 August 2016. From 2011 to 2015, Ms Adamson was Ambassador to the People's Republic of China.

The cultural life of cheese: Gender, labour & microbes in US craft production

Professor Heather Paxson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
24 August 2018 - 9:30am

How do changing understandings of microbes and their relationship to people inform the regulation of both food products and peoples’ bodies?

What is interpersonal mistreatment in organisations and how do we measure it? – Bullying and the like

Ruth Beach, Fenner School of Environment and Society
15 August 2018 - 12:00pm

The research findings from Ruth’s work has direct implications for the theory and measurement of interpersonal misconduct and for planning intervention strategies to minimize incidents of workplace aggression.

Pretty, pure and pious: Policing women in Indonesia

Sharyn Graham Davies, Auckland University of Technology
1 August 2018 - 12:30pm

As Indonesia's policewomen are becoming more visible, Sharyn Graham Davies delves into the moral requirements and forced testing that these women must undergo.

Indigenising queer theory

Deakin GSS ‘First Fridays’ seminar
6 July 2018 - 4:00pm

What are the origins of Indigenous Queer Theory in Australia? Are we queering Indigenous Theory or indigenising Queer Theory? What can Queer Theory take form Indigenous Theory? And how does settler colonialism inform Queer Theory?

Indigenising queer theory

Deakin GSS ‘First Fridays’ seminar
6 July 2018 - 4:00pm

What are the origins of Indigenous Queer Theory in Australia? Are we queering Indigenous Theory or indigenising Queer Theory? What can Queer Theory take form Indigenous Theory? And how does settler colonialism inform Queer Theory?

Making the invisible visible: The practice of film production as international relations

Department of International Relations Seminar
15 June 2018 - 2:00pm

This talk discusses the wider politics of using film as method and what film as method reveals about transnational feminism, the state in sub-Saharan Africa, and hierarchies of knowledge in International Relations.

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