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Seminar

Making it in the military

Lieutenant Colonel Clare O’Neill, Royal Australian Engineers; Wing Commander Hannah Jude-Smith, Royal Australian Air Force
24 May 2018 - 5:00pm

In an interactive seminar, the speakers will address questions including: why did they decide on a career in the armed forces? How did they go about pursuing their career paths? What do their jobs entail? How do they combine academic learning with combat and command experience? What are some of the key challenges they face? To what extent are some of these challenges gender-specific?

The Australian minimum wage and the needs of a family

Mr J Rob Bray
24 May 2018 - 4:00pm

This seminar considers the development of the minimum wage, along with the tax and transfer system, and changing patterns of women’s engagement in the paid workforce. It is both historical and quantitative and addresses the interaction of these and other elements of Australian institutions.

Budget and policy analysis for gender equality

Professor Miranda Stewart, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
23 May 2018 - 5:30pm

Miranda Stewart will present on the effects of budgets and public policy for gender equality, with a particular focus on tax and social policy and the impact on wellbeing of women and families.

The visit of hope to Sydney Cove and Botany Bay, 1788 and 1901

Professor Ann McGrath, School of History, ANU
9 May 2018 - 4:15pm

This presentation will explore how the ‘primitive earth’ of Sydney’s clay became a pliable material for importing narratives of northern antiquity into a deeply storied southern continent.

Does Combat Integration Lead to Gender Equality in the Military?

School of Politics and International Relations Seminar Series
4 May 2018 - 2:00pm

This presentation will feature the findings from several years of research on the integration of women into infantry roles in the US and Australia

Gender dilemmas in stabilisation missions: The NATO ISAF mission and the practice of bacha bazi

Associate Professor Susan Harris-Rimmer, Griffith Law School
26 April 2018 - 5:30pm

This paper analyses the layers of legal protection in post-conflict Afghanistan for sexual assault by Afghan armed forces, with a focus on US, Canada, The Netherlands and Australian forces as part of ISAF.

The death of this security norm is greatly exaggerated": Beyond the violation/compliance dichotomy

Women in International Security: Theory and Practice’ Seminar Series 2018-19
19 April 2018 - 4:00pm

This research seminar is the first of the ‘Women in International Security: Theory and Practice’ Seminar Series 2018-19. Consisting of research, career development, and policy dialogue seminars, this series showcases the work of prominent women in the fields of international security.

Lactation and breast milk donation after infant death in contemporary motherhood and health service delivery

Katherine Carroll, School of Sociology, College of Arts & Social Sciences, ANU
22 March 2018 - 12:30pm

This presentation focuses on a little talked about, and often stigmatised aspect of women’s reproductive bodies: the production and donation of breast milk after infant death

CSIRO land water and ecosystems seminar series

Ms Evangeline Packett; Mr Toby Walmsley
13 February 2018 - 9:30am

CSIRO summer vacation scholarship students will be presenting their research findings: 'Mainstreaming and Modelling: A systematic review of how gender analysis could impact water management modelling' by Ms Evangeline Packett and 'Gender! Where? Rethinking geographical scale and gender in SDIP' by Mr Toby Walmsley.

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