Past events

22
Sep
2016

Asia Pacific hypothetical: Confronting a regional crisis

Professor Michael Wesley

The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs in collaboration with the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) Western Australia branch, is hosting an event for youth to engage with...

20
Sep
2016

The United States as a rising power in the Asia-Pacific region

Professor Alan Henrikson

Today the geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific region is dominated by the rise of new powers. The role of the United States, as the established political and military power in the region, is...

Christiaan Triebert - Flickr: Azaz, Syria, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30976487
14
Sep
2016

The laws of war today: Challenges and developments

Ian Clark, Tara Gutman, Robert McLaughlin, and Cecilia Jacob

Constraining the worst excesses of war has never been more necessary. From the bombing of civilian populations in Syria, to the murky legal terrain of drone warfare, to the continued threat of a...

Engaging the neighbours book cover
06
Sep
2016

Book Launch: Engaging the Neighbours: Australia and ASEAN Since 1974 - Frank Frost

Mr Graeme Dobell, Journalist Fellow, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

The Department of International Relations warmly invites you to attend a Book Launch by Graeme Dobell of Frank Frost’s book, Engaging the Neighbours: Australia and ASEAN Since 1974.

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01
Sep
2016

Democracy and its discontents in Southeast Asia

Professor Mark R. Thompson, City University of Hong Kong

There has been a fundamental tension in the electoralist polities of Southeast Asia (Indonesia, the Philippines, and, until 2014, Thailand) between the interests of key elites and their middle...

29
Aug
2016

Australia 360: How is Australia travelling in today's world?

Various Speakers

As the axis of global power spins back towards Asia and the Pacific, is Australia well-placed to react to a rapidly-shifting world? Are we doing all we can to meet the challenges and opportunities...

Department of International Relations: Power, Ethics & World Order Seminar Series
04
Apr
2016

Orientalism refashioned: 'Eastern moon' in 'Western waters' reflecting back on the East China Sea

L.H.M. Ling

Behind the adage, ‘knowledge is power,’ lies culture: it accounts for the knowledge that drives power. Recognizing culture as power shifts our focus from coercion to creativity, thereby offering a...

Dr. Luke Glanville
23
Mar
2016

Self-interest and the distant vulnerable

Dr. Luke Glanville

What interests do states have in assisting vulnerable populations beyond their borders? While some political leaders and commentators promote a circumscribed understanding of the national interest...

ANU welcome BBQ
05
Mar
2016

GSIA Welcome BBQ

TBA

Please join us to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year, and to welcome new staff and students.

GSIA staff and students, and their families, are warmly invited to Lennox Gardens,...

Christopher Hobson
29
Feb
2016

Humility & vulnerability in international relations

Dr Christopher Hobson, Assistant Professor, Waseda University

Department of International Relations Power, Ethics & World Order Seminar Series

If liberalism’s confidence in the spread of democracy and free markets captured the zeitgeist of the...

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