An evening with the interns Rodrigo Duterte – a Philippine Donald Trump? The Global Economy – a downward spiral?

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  • AIIA NSW Study Tour of Vietnam

    AIIA NSW Study Tour of Vietnam

    AIIA NSW is planning a study tour to Vietnam in October 2016.  It will comprise 16 days, from Saturday 15 to Sunday 30 October 2016.  In the first part of the tour, we will be based in Hanoi, with side trips to Ha Long Bay and Dien Bien Phu.  We then travel to the centre of the country, visiting Hue, Danang and Hoi An.  In the south, we will visit the...

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  • An evening with the interns

    An evening with the interns

    Join us for the presentations from our five interns on a wide variety of topics: (1) How the West Made Erdogan With Western reliance on Turkey at an all time high due to the ongoing humanitarian and military disaster that is the Syrian Civil War, the hegemonic aspirations of Turkey both at home and abroad have been left unquestioned. Alexander...

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  • Rodrigo Duterte – a Philippine Donald Trump?

    Rodrigo Duterte – a Philippine Donald Trump?

    From the outside, he appears a threat to democracy: so why have so many Filipinos embraced the foul-mouthed and brazen mayor from Mindanao-turned president elect; and what explains the appeal of Rodrigo Duterte not just among regional voters, but in the shiny condominiums of Metro Manila? In this discussion Adele Webb will unpack what this election...

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  • The Global Economy – a downward spiral?

    The Global Economy – a downward spiral?

    Is the sluggish performance of the global economy just a stubborn hangover from the Global Financial Crisis or are more fundamental forces at work, making the slowdown long lasting? As populations continue to age, a global savings glut has appeared and investment opportunities are harder to find. At the same time, consumer spending in developed...

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