Seminars

Future Seminars

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 12:00- 5:30 pm
Seminar Room 03, Building 32, UNSW Canberra, Northcote Drive
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The War and Art Workshop is a half-day workshop run in conjunction with the tenure of UNSW Canberra visiting fellow, Dr Lola Frost.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 9 am - 6 pm
UNSW Northcote Drive Campbell, ACT 2600
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Over the past two decades a large body of work in the humanities and social sciences has been combining philosophical insights from constructivism with a renewed focus on the materiality and agency

Monday, 23 September 2019, 12.30 PM
Building 32 SR03
Presenter: Jeffrey McGee, University of Tasmania

Climate intervention technologies aim to counteract climate change by reflecting sunlight away from the earth or removing CO2from the atmosphere at large scale.

The Deluge
Thursday, 21 November 2019, 9.00 AM
UNSW Canberra
Presenter: Neil Ramsey, UNSW Canberra

Although the body has preoccupied literary scholarship for some time, there has been a renewed attention in Romantic studies to the complex ways in which literature encodes and reproduces our awareness of embodied experience.

Past Seminars

Friday, 16 August 2019, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Conference room, A.D. Hope Building The Australian National University
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The Cold War Literature and Lives research group based at UNSW Canberra is a group of scholars undertaking research in aspects of Cold War culture in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. This year our annual symposium will be held at the ANU.

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 5:00 pm
Lecture Theatre (LT) 05, Northcott Drive, Campbell, ACT 2612
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This 'fireside chat'-style roundtable will bring together contributors to a forthcoming special issue of the Human Rights Defender magazine on the ‘Military and Human Rights’ to discuss a range of questions, including: at what point is it appropriate for the Australia

Friday, 21 June 2019,
UNSW Kensington Campus
Presenter: Dr Minako Sakai, Dr Felix Tan, Scientia Professor Louise Edwards, Dr Tanya Jakimow

There is a significant populist trend in which ‘elites’ are increasingly seen as being ‘out of touch’ with ‘ordinary people’. This is manifest across the globe but includes Asia.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 17:00
UNSW, Kensington Campus
Presenter: Professor Naila Kabeer

Join Professor of Gender and Development Naila Kabeer (London School of Economics) as she discusses women's economic empowerment through the lens of livelihoods and capabilities.

Climate Change and International Security: Meeting the Challenge
Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 11.45 AM
Adams Auditorium, Building 111 UNSW Canberra
Presenter: Professor Anthony Burke, UNSW

Climate change is widely understood as a "threat multiplier" that threatens global health and food security, and was a trigger for the genocide in Darfur and the civil war in Syria.