IPS Seminar Series

The IPS Seminar series provides an opportunity for postgraduates, staff and visitors to present their research. All are welcome, as are requests for visiting academics to present seminars. For enquiries please contact Dr Morten Pedersen. The seminars are usually on Friday afternoons, 12-1pm in 29-106.

* denotes a combined IPS/HASS seminar



Seminar 2019

Date Presenter Title

27 March, 2019

(12:00 - 1:00 pm)

Madelyn Shaw, Fulbright Senior Scholar

Trish Fitzsimons, Griffith Film School, Brisbane

Sheep in High Places: Trade, politics, & the Wool Supply in World War I

Rector’s Conference Room, Building 1

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10 May, 2019

(11:00 -12:30 pm)

Dr Jane Gleeson-White

What can narrative nonfiction offer the academy?

 Building 30, South Lecture Theatre, Lecture Theatre 02

24 May 2019


Dr Jane Gleeson-White

Wrestling with a work in progress: revising, taking feedback while owning your vision, editing and all that jazz.

Building 30, South Lecture Theatre, Lecture Theatre 02








Seminars in 2018


Date Presenter Title
April 20, 2018 Dr Belinda Edwards Do we need to worry about big business acting as a unified force in Australian Politics?
August 10, 2018  Assistant Professor, Henry Thomson, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University   Democracy, Elections and Urban Political Mobilization in the Developing World, 1960-2014


Seminars in 2017

Date Presenter Title
October 20th Prof Shirley Scott, HASS Power Transition Theory, China and International Law
September 22nd Wing Commander Darin Lovett, CAF Fellow, Air and Space Power Space Power for Australia’s Security
September 8th Dr Stephen Coleman, HASS The Ethics of Space Warfare
August 25th LtCol Eric Roitsch (Military Professor, Joint Forces Staff College & Joint Special Operations University, USA) Counterinsurgency in the Horn of Africa (tbc)
June 23rd PhD Candidate Kristina Novakovic Cyber-Attacks: The problems with the language of war
June 9th Post Doc Lindsay Clark Ghostly Warriors: Gender, Haunting and Military Technologies
May 26th PhD Candidate Peter Job The evolving narrative of denial – The Fraser Government and the invasion and occupation of East Timor