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Events

July 2021

07
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

Covid-19, a grim view from the ground

Rimawan Pradiptyo (Universitas Gadjah Mada), Alissa Wahid (Gusdurian)

This seminar will talk about the recent case explosion and the struggle at the community levels in Indonesia.

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Photo: Christine Parfitt
08
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Reducing consumption of single-use plastics

Christine Parfitt

This session will explore the plastic problem, its place in the local waste system and various policy and behavioural interventions that have been implemented to reduce single-use plastics.

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Image sourced from Paul Tilley
09
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

2000: A new tax system

Paul Tilley, Visiting Fellow, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute

In 1995, John Howard, the newly elected leader of the Opposition, reflected on the Coalition’s loss of the 1993 federal election.

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14
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Back from the dead: The Surprising revival of creative writing in Javanese

George Quinn (ANU)

This seminar will discuss the extraordinary revival of creative writing in Javanese beginning in 2000 and especially in the last five years

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21
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Science in the court: Expert knowledge and forest fires in Indonesia’s plantations

Rini Astuti (NUS, ANU)

This online ISG seminar will discuss the role and works of the expert witnesses in the case of forest fires inside plantation concession areas

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22
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar

Towards sustainable hydropower: Policy implementation and livelihood transformation in the Sekong Basin, Laos

Kanya Souksakoun

Kanya Souksakoun will give his final thesis presentation on policy implementation and livelihood transformation in the Sekong Basin, Laos.

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27
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

A parallel solution for the Hessian matrix in neural network optimisation: the case of the mixture of expert model

Pham Van Ha, Australian National University

Pham Van Ha will present his research on methods for computable general equilibrium modelling.

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29
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Pacific risks and response

PSC Director Professor Meg Keen, Crawford School, Hon. Zed Seselja and Dame Annette King, New Zealand’s High Commissioner to Australia

Join PSC Director Prof Meg Keen in conversation with Australian & New Zealand leaders, to explore the pressing security issues in the region.

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30
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Climate change mitigation co-benefits in the Chinese power sector: How do wealthier and poorer regions differ?

Xueting Jiang

Xueting Jiang presents a thesis proposal review on energy and climate change mitigation in China.

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PNG’s economic trajectory: The long view
30
Jul
2021
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

PNG’s economic trajectory: The long view

Professor Stephen Howes, Rohan Fox, Maholopa Laveil, Luke McKenzie, Dr Albert Prabhakar Gudapati and Dek Joe Sum

This seminar will address the gap in the economic history of PNG by providing time series for various important economic indicators since independence in 1975.

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