Time: 1 September 2016 6pm Venue: Law Foyer, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney Speakers: Anne-Marie Brady, Indi Hodgson-Johnston, Matt King and Tony Press Co-hosted with Sydney Ideas For more than half a century, the fragile and frozen continent of Antarctica has been protected by ‘post-sovereign’ governing...

Time: 2 September 2016 5pm Venue: Law Lounge, Sydney Law School Annex, The University of Sydney Speakers: Henrik Bang, Mark Chou, Anika Gauja, Ben Moffitt, Nick Rowley and Adele Webb | Chaird by Simon Tormey Populism is everywhere on the rise. Why is this happening? Why...

By Jianfu Chen, La Trobe Law School This is a follow-up paper for the 2016 SDN Encounter with Yu Keping. Globalisation: cross-currents and counter-currents Professor Yu Keping has helpfully reminded us that globalisation is a process that is promoted and resisted, enhanced and undermined, praised and condemned by various forces and...

This is part of the Democracy Futures Seminar Series, 20 April 2016 During the last few decades, the liberal democracies that tried to make religion a private matter have encountered great difficulties in the face of growing fundamentalism. In this seminar Professor Miguel Vatter aims to recover an...

SDN was delighted to host Professor Yu Keping of Peking University, Beijing on a visit to the University of Sydney in the second week of April, 2016.  During his time at the University, Yu Keping delivered a public lecture on Chinese Conceptions of Power and Authority: new perspectives and was also guest...

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