Past events

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...

Ann Wright
17
Feb
2016

Combat within the US military

Ann Wright

Peace and Conflict Studies Programme Seminar Series Combat positions in the U.S military are officially open to women now, but combat within the military with women being assaulted by men has been...

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs orientation session
10
Feb
2016

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs orientation session

Michael Wesley

Professor Michael Wesley, Director of the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, warmly invites all postgraduate students commencing their studies in the Master of Diplomacy / Master of...

The Levant crisis: Syria, Iraq and the region
11
Dec
2015

The Levant crisis: Syria, Iraq and the region

Various speakers - please refer to the program

The Syrian civil war has killed thousands and displaced millions, with dire economic, social and political implications not just for Syrians, but neighbouring countries, the region, and wider...

02
Dec
2015

'After liberal peace': public keynote lecture as part of the workshop on ‘hybridity: history, power and scale’

Professor Oliver Richmond, University of Manchester

Work on peace and its development during the 2000s, drawing on peace and state building examples from around the world, now looks rather dated. Such work concluded with some thoughts on the potential...

Dr. Bates Gill
26
Nov
2015

Convergence and divergence: the paradox of US-China relations

Dr. Bates Gill, Visiting Professor, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney

The US-China relationship - arguably the most consequential bilateral relationship in the world - is defined by an abiding paradox: while the two countries have never been so interdependent nor...

22
Sep
2015

Book launch: Chinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Dr Feng Zhang

Launched byProfessor Peter Van NessChinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History, by Dr Feng Zhangexplores the strategic and institutional dynamics of...

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