During the first half of the Cold War, the superpowers endeavored mightily to “win hearts and minds” abroad through what came to be called public diplomacy. We will be joined by Jason C Parker, Texas A and M University for this lecture.
The Australian High Commissioner, the Hon. Alexander Downer AC is visiting the University to deliver a lecture on the topic of Australia, Brexit and the rise of Asia. Presented by the Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies.
The Taiwan Studies Programme and Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies present a screening of the documentary Song of the Reed, followed by a roundtable discussion. Song of the Reed is a Taiwanese documentary produced by the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation and directed by Wu Hsiu-Ching, chronicling the later years of Taiwanese women who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II.
The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies presents the annual Tomlinson Memorial Lecture for 2015/16. Kavita Krishnan, Secretary of the All India Progressive Women’s Association, will speak on ‘Violence against women in India: is ‘culture’ the culprit, or structure?’
6pm, Thursday 3 March