Date: Monday 10 February, 2014 Time: 5.30 - 8.00 pm Venue: S249, Philosophy Room, The Quadrangle, University of Sydney The internet, mobile phones and the digitisation of data have enabled collaborations between activists, hackers, researchers and journalists on an unprecedented scale. These collaborations have led to exposures and revelations that were...

Professor John Keane The future shape of Thailand is up for grabs, and if democracy survives, it won't resemble the 'Washminster' system that the West is used to, writes John Keane. Gripped by a deadly crisis, with grenades exploding in the streets of Bangkok, the people and...

Graduate School of Government, The University of Sydney, Australia 17 & 18 July, 2014 In 2014, the University of Sydney’s Graduate School of Government will play host to the second Australia-New Zealand Workshop on Campaign Management and Political Marketing. The organisers welcome proposals for both refereed and non-refereed papers....

By Amro Ali Sherif Farag is “one of the greatest persons you can meet,” tweeted prominent Alexandrian activist Mahienour al-Massry. Sherif is a Master’s student and assistant lecturer at Alexandria University’s Faculty of Fine Arts. He is also one of the most underrated activists you will ever meet...

Professor John Keane Vibrant democracies need sharp-angled and unceremonious characters like Lou Reed who can rail against imperiousness and conformity, writes John Keane. It's said often that democracy requires shared public virtues such as respect for others and belief in free and fair elections, as well as...

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