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Arts Graduate, Kyran Dixon recognised by SA NAIDOC as Young Person of the Year 2017NAIDOC is a national celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, where NAIDOC SA awarded Kyran Dixon a 24-year-old Kaurna and Narungga young man SA NAIDOC Young Person of the Year for 2017. Kyran graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Art in History, Politics and International Studies, and wants to pursue his passion for […]Mon, 17 Jul 2017
The Singapore School: Lessons in Authoritarian Modernism by Michael D. BarrThe 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, […]Mon, 15 May 2017
The Influence of Classical Stoicism on the Western Political Tradition by Lisa HillIt 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 […]Mon, 15 May 2017