Notes from the field: Elections in Timor Leste
Emily Toome is in Timor-Leste conducting field work for her PhD thesis. She reflects on the mood of the nation's capital during this year's parliamentary elections.
Notes from the field: New Caledonia 2017
Centre for Global Research member and Convenor of Languages, Dr Kerry Mullan, recently returned from a two week study tour to New Caledonia with students from RMIT and the University of Melbourne.
Centre for Global Research to host 2020 Global Studies Consortium
Representatives from over 40 international universities will meet, providing a rare opportunity to connect with global researchers.
Tour of Chinese universities by Centre for Global Research members
An RMIT delegation from the Centre for Global Research visited three distinguished Chinese universities in Beijing and Shanghai in June 2017.
Centre for Global Research makes a splash at Timor-Leste Studies Association
Centre Members and Associates attended, presented and played vital supporting roles at the bi-annual Timor-Leste Studies Association (TLSA) 2017 in Dili, Timor-Leste.
Diversity reduces community fears: study
People living in more diverse suburbs are less likely to express or experience Islamophobia, according to new RMIT research.
PhD candidate explores East Timor's spiritual landscape in her latest journal article
Congratulations to Bronwyn Winch on her journal article 'La iha fiar, la iha seguransa': the spiritual landscape and feeling secure in Timor-Leste'.
Multimedia exhibition world tour visits Vienna and St Louis
Hariz Halilovich, Centre for Global Research Member, and Adis Fejzic's world-wide exhibition Mjesta Bola—Places of Pain (Recognizing the Pain of Others) continues to tour.
Standing room only for Japan’s Vice Admiral Yoji Koda
RMIT and Curtin University recently welcomed and Japan’s Vice Admiral Yoji Koda to discuss maritime security challenges in the Asia-Pacific.
Alliance formed to address gendered violence and abuse
A new alliance has been formed to apply research to policy, prevention and practice in the area of domestic violence and sexual assault.
RMIT research influences global nuclear arsenal policies
RMIT examines the tensions between the US nuclear force modernisation and the global non-proliferation regime, and options for keeping disarmament momentum ‘alive’ under challenging conditions.
RMIT launches global studies magazine
RMIT has just published the first edition of Here Be Dragons (HBD), a collaborative magazine featuring topical discussion about global issues and experiences.
Rethinking foreign aid
This workshop took an in-depth look at the recent changes to Australia's approach to foreign aid with the aim of developing a strategy for how the associated challenges might be addressed.
Applications open for PhDs and Masters by Research
The Centre for Global Research is seeking high quality candidates who are committed to undertaking PhDs or Masters in areas of critical social and global concern.
Siracusa elected CHASS President
Professor Joe Siracusa has been elected president of Australia’s prestigious Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS), for a three-year term.
The Politics of Remembering Violence
A special issue of the Journal of Communication, Politics and Culture and an exhibition of photos of war have been launched to mark the centenary of the beginning of World War 1.
Interpreting and Translating celebrates 40 years at RMIT
Language and interpreting services are intrinsically linked to basic human rights, social justice and cultural and linguistic equality, an RMIT hosted symposium has heard.
Reassessing the global nuclear order
The world’s top nuclear weapon policy and strategy experts will gather in Melbourne this week to examine the history, current challenges and future threats facing the global nuclear order.