BA(IS) (Honours) alumni Alek Hillas and Global Studies senior lecturer Aiden Warren have just had a co-authored article published through the Yale Journal of International Affairs. The article addresses a number key issues relating to increasing presence of robotics and artificial intelligence in the field of war.
Volume 3 of the Global Studies magazine Here Be Dragons has just been published. This volume was edited by BA (International Studies) students Eiza Marot, Fletcher Adam and Alyssa Goodman, with contributions by students in the BA (IS), BA (IS) (Honours), Master of International Development and Global Studies PhD supervisees. The online version of Here Be Dragons is available here:
Congratulations to Paul Battersby and Ravi Roy on their new volume International Development: A Global Perspective on Theory and Practice, published this year by SAGE.
The volume includes chapters by many current and former Global Studies@RMIT academics and alumni, including: Vandra Harris, Desmond Cahill, Jose Roberto Guevara, Damian Grenfell, Supriya Singh, Elizabeth Kath, Jonathan Makuwira, Julian CH Lee, Kent Goldsworthy, Cirila Limpangog, Gregoire Nimbtik, Rebekah Farrell, and Lesley Pruitt.
For more on this wonderful new book, visit the publisher's website: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/international-development/book240261
Simon Karumbi reports from Spain, where he's taking his internship.
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Congratulations for Aiden Warren and Joseph Siracusa on their new book, Weapons of Mass Destruction. This book is published by Rowman & Littlefield, and is part of a new series edited by Warren and Siracusa.
On their publisher's blog, Julian is interviewed by Ani Mattila about his new book with Marco Ferrarese. They discuss the politics and cultural impacts of authenticity in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Read about Dr Tommaso Durante's perspectives on the visual ideology of the phenomenon of globalization in the UC California-Santa Barbara publication Global-E.
Dr Durante will be teaching Religion, Conflict and Globalization at RMIT in February 2017. He is also associated with the Centre for Global Research.
On Tuesday 13 December we celebrated with a hundred students, their families, and friends, the completion of their studies at a fabulous private celebration. Staff and students spoke of their experience in the degree during a genuinely heartwarming and moving occasion... To all those who we won't see in the classroom anymore - you'll be missed.
Read about the fabulous BAIS student Laura Coburn discussing her experience of being on exchange in Madrid.
Joe Siracusa and Aiden Warren were recently on ABC TV discussing issues relating to the historic US Elections. While Aiden appeared on ABC News 24, Joe appeared on Q and A. Watch the Q and A episode here: http://www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda/
Congratulations to Professor Joseph Siracusa on the publication of his new book, which features an engaging chapter on the artist Banksy by RMIT PVC Paul Gough.
Professor Siracusa is the President of CHASS - The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. His new book is published by Routledge.
See Taylor Bonin of the BAIS speak in this lovely video about his experience in Indonesia through ACICIS. To find out more about study credit and funding to go to Indonesia, contact Julian Lee.
Julian Lee, with co-editors John Prior from the Candraditya Research Centre (Indonesia) and Thomas A Reuter of UniMelb, has a new book exploring the scholarly contributions of Global Studies Adjunct Professor E. Douglas Lewis. Ad/Prof Lewis' is especially known for his ethnographic writing on Eastern Indonesia, but this book also explores his contributions to linguistics, the theory of culture, and to the emerging field of 'neuroanthropology'.
Global Studies Professor Joe Siracusa is chair of CHASS - The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences - which has just announced it long-list of nominees for its annual book prize. Nominees are:
• The Story of Australia's People Volume 1: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia, by Geoffrey Blainey and published by Penguin Books
• The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia, by Frank Bongiorno and published by Black Inc. Books
• Thea Astley: Inventing Her Own Weather, by Karen Lamb and published by University of Queensland Press
• Australia's Boldest Experiment War and Reconstruction in the 1940s, by Stuart Macintyre and published by NewSouth Books
• Illicit Love Interracial Sex & Marriage in the United States & Australia, by Ann McGrath and published by University of Nebraska Press
• Across the Seas Australia's Response to Refugees: A History, by Klaus Neumann and published by Black Inc Books
• Mannix, by Brenda Niall and published by Text Publishing
• Sex, Soldiers and the South Pacific 1939-45: Queer Identities in Australia in the Second World War, by Yorick Smaal and published by Palgrave Macmillan
Our best wishes are with Joe and CHASS as they deliberate on the ultimate winner.
Julian CH Lee has just published an article with SEA-GLOBE on the annual Aiyo What Lah Awards. These awards are coordinated by the women's rights coalition The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality, and they seek to call out public figures, arms of government and other entities that engage in sexism, misogyny, homophobia and transphobia. See the article here:
BE A SUPERHERO - the latest short documentary involving Julian Lee with the production company Anatman Pictures, has just been released online.