Events

Insecurity in the Asia-Pacific region

Virtual

Monash University

This webinar showcases the research of scholars within Monash University’s School of Social Sciences on security threats in the Asia-Pacific Region and how those threats are being and can be addressed. Topics include energy insecurity, disinformation, armed conflicts, non-state armed groups, climate change, gendered insecurity, and young women's leadership to address complex crises in the Region. By drawing this work together, the event encourages reflection on how security threats intersect as well as how we define security and whose security may be privileged.

Free

Hear her roar: Women’s safety and gender equality in the 2022 Victorian Election

Virtual

Monash University

'Hear me now': 2021 Australian of the Year Grace Tame's acceptance speech was a rally cry that reverberated across the nation. Thousands of women marched for safety in their homes, schools, workplaces and public spaces. The recent federal election clearly demonstrated that what matters to women voters should not be ignored. This panel will unpack the pressing election issues in Victoria for women’s safety and gender equality in the wake of COVID-19.

Free

The future of technology: Harnessing technology for good?

Monash University

This event will explore the future of technology-facilitated abuse and the challenges, ethics and potentials of using technology to respond, prevent and detect harmful behaviours. It brings together representatives from major social media platforms, international dating apps and the Australian eSafety Commission to shine light on what advances digital companies, and the government, are taking to address technology-facilitated abuse. It will also provide an opportunity for open dialogue between panel members and members of the public, to discuss issues and themes around digital technology, harms, digital crime, AI and social media.

Free