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Seminar Videos

Take a look at some of the video recordings of our research-based seminars.


Compulsory Voting

Seminar presented by the IPGRC and the Public Law and Policy Research Unit at The University of Adelaide, Thursday 24th of July, 2014

'Compulsory Voting for First Time Voters in Britain' - Professor Sarah Birch | The University of Glasgow

'Compulsory Voting: Hazards and Benefits' - Professor Lisa Hill | The University of Adelaide

The link below is to the playlist for both filmed at the seminar. To view each video individually please click on the YouTube icon on the bottom righthand corner of video below.

India Decides

Roundtable presented by the IPGRC and the Centre for Asian Studies at the University of Adelaide, Wednesday 7th of May, 2014

Panellists video recorded include

Priya Chacko, Peter Mayer and Mandar Oak (The University of Adelaide)
Pradeep Taneja (The University of Melbourne)
Shamsul Khan (University of South Australia)
Brian Hayes QC (SA Special Envoy to India)
Rakesh Ahuja (former Australian deputy High Commissioner, India and currently Managing Associate, Axessindia Consultancy Group)

The link below is to the playlist for all seven videos filmed at the workshop. To view each video individually please click on the YouTube icon on the bottom righthand corner of video below.


Prof. Tim Lindsey | The Non-Right to Religious Freedom in Indonesia

Introducing a new seminar series on Contemporary Indonesia. The first seminar in this series is by Prof. Tim Lindsey, Professor of Asian Law and Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society at the Melbourne Law School

Prof. Swaran Singh | Salience of China to Indo-Pacific debates: Perspectives from India

Professor Singh's seminar investigates the importance of China to debates on issues in the Indo-Pacific region from the perspective of India within this region.

'Geopolitics of 'Climate Terror' in the Indo-Pacific: Borders, Orders and Others'

Roundtable Discussion with Prof. Sanjay Chaturvedi

The IPGRC hosted a roundtable discussion with Professor Sanjay Chaturvedi involving academics from The University of Adelaide, on Friday 3rd May 2013.

The discussion focused on the failed attempts by various state and non-state actors to employ fear inducing geopolitical discourses of climate catastrope to achieve meaningful change in either human, state or market behaviour.

'Regional Trade Politics in East Asia and the Indo-Pacific: The RCEP and TPP'

Roundtale with Professor Hidetaka Yoshimatsu

College of Asia Pacific Studies, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Friday 22nd March 2013.

The IPGRC hosted a roundtable discussion with Professor Hidetaka Yoshimatsu involving academics from The University of Adelaide and Flinders University.

The discussion focused on:

  • the political process towards the beginning of negotiations on the RCEP in 2013
  • The influence of the TPP on this process
  • And the discussion gave a broad overview of regional FTA formation highlighting politics among China, Japan, and the USA 


Prof. Jacqui True | The United Nations and Violence Against Women

Professor True draws implications from political economy analysis for international peace operations that seek not only to protect against and prosecute perpetrators of this violence but to prevent it in the long run.

Prof. Richard Robison | The Political Economy of the Patchwork Economy: Who Wins and Who Loses?

Prof. Richard Robison's discussion focusses, at its most general level, on defining the way political struggles shape processes of restructuring and how they can explain why outcomes are so different.

Dr Chengxin Pan | Fears and Fantasies: A Bifocal Lens in Western Representations of China's Rise

Dr Chengxin Pan-discusses the rise of China and the international implications that have been subject to constant debate in the Western 'China-watching' community. Integral to this debate are two seemingly contrasting paradigms: the China threat and the China opportunity.

Prof. Taggart Murphy | The Dollar-Centered Floating Rate System in the Light of the Euroland Crisis

Taggart Murphy--Chair of the MBA Program in International Business at the Tokyo campus of the University of Tsukuba-discusses how the Euroland crisis may shed new light on some of the anomalies and contradictions of the system.

Prof David Arase | Tri-Border North East Asian Economic Cooperation

David Arase--Professor of International Relations at Pomona College and Visiting Professor, The Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies-discusses the potential for economic cooperation between China, North Korea and Russia in the creation and maintenance of the North Korean port of Rajin (Rason).

Shahar Hameiri | Securitisation and the Governance of H5N1 Avian Influenza in Southeast Asia

Dr Hameiri discusses the management of H5N1 in Southeast Asia as a case study of the politics associated with the securitisation of non-traditional security issues. It is argued that crucial to the complex governance terrain that has emerged to manage H5N1 in Southeast Asia are struggles between dynamic coalitions of experts, transnational and domestic business and governments, over the scale at which these issues are governed.

Prof. Swaran Singh Multilateralizing China India Relations

Professor Swaran Singh of Jawaharlal Nehru University discusses relations between China and India, and the potential for multilateralism to facilitate cooperation between the two rising powers.

Andrew Rosser : Operationalising Political Economy Analysis for Development

The Indo-Pacific Governance Research Centre agenda encompasses critical issues of social and political governance, including institutional reform, which relate to new forms of aid governance and participation, migration and inequalities, and environmental and human security. In adopting this approach we hope to generate a better understanding of more effective strategies for improving governance, which will in the long run enhance public policy making in key areas such as climate change, poverty reduction, gender equality, social policy and human security.

Indo-Pacific Governance Research Centre

The University of Adelaide