Brexit: Deal or no Deal – Facts, Fallout and FuturePolitical economy of reforms in authoritarian transition economies – A comparative study of Kazakhstan and UzbekistanChina Governs Borderless Threats: Chinese Counter-Narcotics and Anti-Piracy Efforts in Southeast Asia

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    Brexit: Deal or no Deal – Facts, Fallout and Future

    Date Tue, 26 Mar 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Legislative Council Chamber, Queensland Parliament, 2A George St, Brisbane, Qld 4000

    A Special Joint event with AIIA Queensland and the Queensland Chapter of the Australasian Study of Parliament Group. An expert panel will discuss Britain's dilemmas as the Brexit deadline looms

    The Speakers

    Dr Frank Mols

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  • Kazakhstan

    Political economy of reforms in authoritarian transition economies – A comparative study of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

    Date Tue, 09 Apr 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Holding Redlich Lawyers, 300 Queen St, Brisbane CBD, Queensland 4000

    Presented by Dr Alexandr Akimov

    Since dissolution of the Soviet Union, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan adopted different approaches to economic reform. Uzbekistan has adopted gradual reforms with minimal liberalisation whereas Kazakhstan embraced bolder reforms with extensive privatisation and liberalisation in the real economy and financial sector. The impact of reforms varied with lower decline and quicker but more moderate recovery in...

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    China Governs Borderless Threats: Chinese Counter-Narcotics and Anti-Piracy Efforts in Southeast Asia

    Date Tue, 23 Apr 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Holding Redlich Lawyers, Level 1, 300 Queen St, Brisbane CBD, Qld 4000

    Presented by Associate Professor Shahar Hameiri

    China is often seen as a ‘Westphalian’ state, clinging resolutely to sovereignty and non-interference. This is typicaly seen as a liability in an era where practically every problem appears to be transnational, requiring often-intrusive forms of interstate cooperation to address. In reality, however, China is increasingly softening its approach to non-interference and extending its ‘governance...

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