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UN survey reveals Asia-Pacific's strong, but unequal growth

Professor Mark McGillivary and the Hon Wayne Swan at the survey launch in Canberra.
Tue, 26 May 2015 09:57:00 +1000
Prof Mark McGillivray has launched UN ESCAP's annual flagship survey.

Exploring the Legacy of the Anzacs

An acorn - now a silver-plated brooch - is one poignant reminder of a Gallipoli soldier.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:29:00 +1000
To mark the centenary of Gallipoli, ADRI-CG has hosted an international symposium.

Ancient monuments gone forever

Dr Benjamin Isakhan inspects a cuneiform tablet found lying on the ground at the ancient city of Babylon.
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:07:00 +1100
Dr Benjamin Isakhan is documenting the tragic, 'industrial scale' heritage destruction occurring in Iraq and Syria.

Social media - a powerful tool against terrorism

Director of the Alfred Deakin Research Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Alfred Deakin Professor Fethi Mansouri.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:18:00 +1100
UNESCO Chair, Deakin's Prof Fethi Mansouri has called for a multi-faceted approach in the fight against terrorism.

Bridging the gap - finding ways forward with Indigenous Australians

Associate Professor Emma Kowal.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:17:00 +1100
ASSA award for outstanding anthropologist, Associate Prof Emma Kowal.

We need more humane approaches for those who seek our protection

Image of Julian Burnside
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:08:00 +1100
Julian Burnside meets with our Essay Competition Finalists to discuss refuge and morality in Australia.

Where Are They Now?

Image of Adam Broinowski
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:03:00 +1100
Can you combine a life of theatre and filmaking with scholarship?

ADRI goes to Harvard

Image of Harvard Gates
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:46:00 +1100
Cassandra Atherton is headed to Harvard as a visiting scholar: sponsored by a Pulitzer Prize-winner, no less!

No more 'museum feet'!

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:29:00 +1100
How can museums engage with cultural diversity and changing understandings of citizenship?

A picture tells a thousand words - can you guess where this is?

Image of remote road in Ethiopia
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:17:00 +1100
(You'll never guess!) Click to find out...

Research funding: ADRI strong as ever

Image of money
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:36:00 +1100
Violent transitions from war to peace in Europe, religious and social difference in Sri Lanka? No wonder they're paying us to research!

A calling to support the homeless

Committed to making a difference - 2014 Alumni of the Year (Community Service) Mr James Farrell.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:28:00 +1100
Alumni Award winner James Farrell uses the law to help the vulnerable.

The Tipping Point: Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity

Image of graffiti with sustainability message
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:47:00 +1100
Call for Papers for the 21st Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference

Voting: does it REALLY matter?

Image of protests in Kiev
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 11:48:00 +1100
Dr Filip Slaveski puts our upcoming 'stable' state elections into perspective by shedding light on the instability of those in the Ukraine.

Tracking histories on Kokoda

Professor John Waiko  and Dr Jonathan Ritchie, with Mr Hawala Laula, 89, who carried supplies dropped by allied aircraft for the Australian soldiers around Kagi village.
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:33:00 +1100
ADRI historian helps Papua New Guineans to find their voice.

How much do you REALLY know about PNG and Refugee Resettlements?

Image of Dame Carol Kidu
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:36:00 +1100
Many Australians have scant knowledge of the massive transition currently being experienced by our closest neighbours.

Will ambulances improve maternal health in one of the least urbanised countries in the world?

Image of Ethiopian women in maternal health care facility
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:16:00 +1100
Development Policy Centre Blogger and ADRI member, Ruth Jackson investigates.

Remembering Black Saturday

Gardens of Fire book cover image
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:14:00 +1100
Robert Kenny wins History Publication Award

These Words Will Change Your Life

image of Kirstie Close-barry
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:04:00 +1100
Our Early Career Researchers reflect on the one piece of work that has changed their thinking… forever.

The Sound of the Not-So-Silent

Image of Jews at Auschwitz
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:00 +1100
Holocaust exhibitions and the 'myth of silence'.

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

19th July 2012