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Introducing Executive Education short courses in Diplomacy

4 April 2018

Starting in April 2018, ANU now offers a calendar of publicly available professional development short courses for people interested in honing their diplomatic tradecraft, and deepening their global...

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Ruth Dobson Scholarship presentation speech by Robyn Mudie, DFAT

21 March 2018

Transcript of speech by Robyn Mudie, Executive Director, DFAT Diplomatic Academy, given on Tuesday 6 March 2018 on the occasion of presenting the Ruth Dobson Scholarship for 2018 to Sally Swinnen....

Craig Robinson

PhD Candidate heading to Chicago Council of Global Affairs

27 February 2018

An Australian National University student has been selected as one of only 27 students globally to join the Next Generation Delegation at the Global Food Security Symposium in Washington, DC. Craig...

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Complex Diplomacy: A field in flux

21 February 2018

Modern day diplomacy faces a rapidly changing, increasingly complex environment. The new edition of a field-leading textbook edited by ANU scholars Pauline Kerr and Geoffrey Wiseman from the Asia-...

Dr Mathew Davies

Performing Unity: The symbol and ritual of ASEAN

21 February 2018

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been a paradox from the very beginning. So argues Dr Mathew Davies in a book he is writing for Cambridge University Press. The intergovernmental...

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Comfort Women: Japan & South Korea’s simmering flashpoint

20 February 2018

The historical issue of “comfort women” is still a simmering source of tension between Japan and South Korea. Dr Lauren Richardson, the new Director of Studies at the Asia-Pacific College of...

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...

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...

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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...

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