Wednesday 28 June 2017 11:30AM [audio mp3="http://sydneydemocracynetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/mld_20170628.mp3"][/audio]   [caption id="" align="alignright" width="340"] IMAGE: IN A PERFECT WORLD, IS IMPERFECTABILITY CRUCIAL? (GETTY IMAGES/MONTY RAKUSEN)[/caption] This week on The Minefield, we’re concluding our month-long focus on some of the more systemic moral problems that hold us all in their grip –...

When Trees Fall, Monkeys Scatter: rethinking democracy in China Co-hosted with the China Studies Centre and the China Development Society at the University of Sydney Predictions of the coming collapse of Chinese politics are today commonplace, however this talk explores a radically different alternative. China, it argues,...

  John Keane, University of Sydney   The following notes on the politics of rising uncertainty and the future of democracy were prepared for the inaugural CISS global forum, Peace and Security under Uncertainty, Quarantine Station, Sydney, April 28 2017. The remarks were inspired by a remarkable set...

Azim Zahir, University of Western Australia Making sense of the paradise where a young blogger got murdered. Azim Zahir is a PhD candidate at the University of Western Australia. On Sunday morning, Maldivians woke up to the shocking news of the brutal killing of the 29-year-old prominent blogger,...

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