In 2007, CCG hosted a seminar series exploring issues such as migration and intercultural relations; international relations; Asia-Pacific regionalism; Asian culture and society; the politics and culture of the Middle East; issues surrounding governance, democracy and citizenship at a global, national and local level.
Citizenship and Globalisation Seminars
'Globalization and Culture: Chinese Literary and Cultural Strategy'
Speaker: Professor Wang Ning, Tsinghua University, China
'What is Chinese about Chinese Business? Implications for American Response to the Rise of China'
Speaker: Dr Chengxin Pan, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
'Cosmopolitanism and the Limits of International Law'
Speaker: Dr. John R Morss, School of Law, Deakin University
'Australian Foreign Policy Frameworks and CSI: Beyond Post Mortems'
Speaker: Professor Gary Smith
'Asphalt, Stones and Water: The collision of modernity with sense of place'
Speaker: A/ Prof. Andrea Witcomb, Citizenship and Globalisation ICG
'Islam, Transnationalism and Globalisation'
Speaker: Prof. James Piscatori, Oxford University
"Does 'Canadian' Mean the Same Thing in 1971 and 2006? Neither Does 'Multiculturalism' "
Speaker: A/ Prof. Laura Moss, the University of British Columbia
'The coming crisis in the NGO sector? '
Speaker: Prof. Sue Kenny, Citizenship and Globalisation ICG
'My Life in Freedom: the meaning of freedom and autonomy for people with drug addictions'
Speaker: Dr. Grazyna Zajdow, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
'The evolution of Taiwan's Aboriginal art heritage in the post 1987 era'
Speaker: Hui-chi Huang, PhD Candidate, Deakin University, Faculty of Arts
'Subsistence Rights and Moral Realism'
Speaker: A/Prof. Stan van Hooft , Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
'State Failure and Intervention in the Arc of Instability: A Case Study of Australian State-building in the Solomon Islands'
Speaker: Dr. Julien Barbara, Citizenship and Globalisation ICG
'Transnational Feminism, Gender Equality and the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325: A Study from Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina'
Speaker: Dr. Lynne Alice, International Relations, Deakin University
'Memory and Heritage - The Shimoni Slave Caves in Southern Kenya'
Speaker: Herman Ogoti Kiriama, PhD Candidate, Deakin University, Faculty of Arts
'Journalist from Western Sahara tells his story'
Speaker: Mr. Malainin Lakhal, Saharawi journalist
'Over the Border and Under the Radar: Providing Health Programs to Burmese Migrants in Thailand - A Case Study of one NGO'
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Clarke
Contentious Politics of Unions, Social Movements, and Democratisation
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Vandenberg