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Undergraduate courses on offer in 2018/19

17 November 2017

Students undertaking undergraduate study with the Department of Pacific Affairs work under the guidance of some of the world’s leading experts on the Pacific. You will have access to cutting edge...

ANU graduates among the world’s most employable

16 November 2017

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been ranked Australia’s most employable graduates and are listed among the world’s most sought after employees. For the fifth consecutive...

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Striving for power: Chinese foreign policy in Xi Jinping's 'new era'

13 November 2017

President Xi Jinping has emerged out of last month’s 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party as a new paramount leader of China on a par with Mao Zedong, founder of the People’s Republic of...

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An unfolding humanitarian emergency

11 November 2017

The Australian government formally closed the Manus Regional Processing Centre on 31 October. The MRPC was an offshore immigration detention facility at a naval base on Manus Island in northern Papua...

Pacific Research Colloquium 2017 participants. Image DPA

Pacific Research Colloquium 2018

7 November 2017

The 2018 Pacific Research Colloquium (PRC) will be held from Monday 26 November to Friday 7 December 2018. These dates will substitute for the normal dates in late January to early February. The...

NEW Master of Political Science program

2 November 2017

We are excited to launch the new Master of Political Science, which is now taking applications for semester one, 2018. Why choose this degree? The Master of Political Science provides students with...

Dr. Tristan Moss with Major General Michael Jeffery (picture on the left) and Dr. Moss talking at the event (picture on the right)

Dr Tristan Moss's book launched by Major General Michael Jeffery

1 November 2017

Former Governor General, Major General Michael Jeffery, has launched Dr Tristan Moss’s book Guarding the Periphery: the Australian Army in Papua New Guinea, 1951 – 1975. The book explores the long...

Battle of Bersheeba painting from Australian War Memorial

The Battle of Beersheba: History and myth

1 November 2017

The day was getting on when Harry Chauvel, commander of the Light Horse, ordered a cavalry charge to take the town of Beersheba in Palestine on October 31, 1917. The charge took the Turkish and...

UN Academic Conference in Florence, Italy

Workshopping the Security Council

1 November 2017

Not quite in Florence, but somewhere in the Tuscan hills, a group of highflying diplomats and academics came together to discuss how to leverage influence on the UN Security Council. Organisers...

What is a refugee?_book by william maley

Translating the refugee crisis

1 November 2017

Denmark is a country which has a long history of involvement with refugee issues. In 1943 over 7000 Danish Jews were able to cross the narrow Öresund Strait into Sweden seeking protection from...

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