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Event cancelled - Infrastructures of Care: Attending to ‘glitches’ in the provision of social support

Wednesday 19 August 04:00pm

CANCELLED: Unfortunately our Research and Practice Seminar with Associate Professor Cameron Duff has been cancelled and will not go ahead. We apologise for the inconvenience and hope you can join us at the next seminar.

Online event: The China Challenge: Can a New Cold War be Avoided?

Thursday 27 August 05:00pm

In 2020, the threat of a new Cold War between China and the United States deepened. A trade war between the United States and China is now being conducted. President Trump routinely blames China for the coronavirus pandemic. He refers to China not as a competitor but as an “enemy”. But what of Australia? For years, we claimed that Australia did not have to choose between the US and China. Recently relations have changed. Canberra angered Beijing by banning Huawei from its 5G network and calling for a truly independent investigation into the origins of the pandemic. Beijing responded by placing a ban on Australian imports and warning about Australian racism. At La Trobe’s Ideas and Society Program the former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, and Linda Jakobson, the director of “China Matters”, will discuss three questions critical to the future. Why have relations between China and the United States deteriorated? Why has Canberra apparently followed the lead of Washington? Can a new Cold War between China and the United States and its allies be avoided?

Global advances in research translation for hospital trials

Friday 28 August 10:00am

In this seminar Professor Meg Morris shall review methods to improve the implementation of scientific findings into clinical practice.

Sexual violence and safety at Australian music festivals

Wednesday 16 September 04:00pm

You are invited to this public research seminar, livestreamed on Zoom Webinar, by Dr Bianca Fileborn (University of Melbourne), as part of the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) Research and Practice Seminar Series.

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