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Climbing the rankings! The University of Adelaide ranked #109

The University of Adelaide was recently ranked #109 in the world by QS Rankings, rising 16 places from last year’s position. As a University, we were also proudly ranked 7th in the Excellence in Research for Australia national rankings.

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Three Minute Thesis Information Session

Can you sell your thesis in just 3 minutes? The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an annual skills development activity that challenges Higher Degree by Research students to explain their research project to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes using a single PowerPoint slide. It is not an exercise in trivialising or ‘dumbing-down’ research; […]

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India’s Economic Transformation under the Modi Government

The Department of Asian Studies presents a public lecture by Dr Sambit Patra, MBBS, MS; National Spokesperson, BJ The Modi government came to power in May 2014 promising economic transformation through policy that would tackle corruption, make governance transparent and promote a ‘make in India’ program boosting foreign and domestic investment. Dr Patra will offer […]

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The Singapore School: Lessons in Authoritarian Modernism by Michael D. Barr

The scholarship of Stephan Ortmann and Mark R. Thompson has confirmed that Singapore’s ruling elite consciously presents itself as a governance model, suitable for emulation. This paper critically assesses Singapore’s role as a possible reference for China’s leadership in particular. The paper considers both potentially transferable ideological elements of the ‘Singapore model’ – meritocracy, technocracy, […]

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The Influence of Classical Stoicism on the Western Political Tradition by Lisa Hill

It is commonly held that, due to the assumed fatalism of Stoicism and its emphasis on ‘apatheia’ (resignation), the Stoics were socially and politically conservative. This paper argues that, in principle at least, they were politically radical and in a manner that profoundly shaped the way we think about others and how they ought to […]

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Onward Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: With hearts as heavy as the darkening monsoon clouds, we approached the Ngee Ann – Adelaide Education Centre on Friday morning in the knowledge that our Inside Singapore Study Tour would soon draw to a close. Dr Benito […]

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Greening Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

During the past few days it has been singa-pouring down. We have experienced the monsoons in full effect. As streams of water fill the streets, thunder rolls around the glass buildings and lightning streaks the sky, we considered the environment that dominates this little red dot. Food security, green energy, water sustainability, aesthetics and animal […]

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The cultural slow cooker | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Singapore is a rapidly evolving city, high-rise constructions jutt up across the skyline and new MRT stations pop up from the veins of the city’s transport system below. Each morning as we stroll from our hotel to the Ngee […]

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Searching for greater democracy | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: When it is obvious that the goal cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. – Confucius It was our privilege and delight to have Workers’ Party MP, Ms Sylvia Lim and Chief Editor of […]

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Checking out our patch in Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Following a short lecture on Singapore-Australia relations, we hurriedly navigated our way through traffic to Singapore’s Parliament House where we commenced a beguiling hour-long tour around the ‘heart’ of it all. Handing over our passports, we filed in […]

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