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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...

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...

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...

Pacific Research Program launch with Julie Bishop

Minister for Foreign Affairs launches the Pacific Research Program

24 October 2017

On Tuesday 24 October the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, launched the Pacific Research Program. The PRP is a consortium led by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia...

Peter Greste

Widening definitions of terrorism threaten press freedom, warns Peter Greste

18 October 2017

By CAP student correspondent Diana Tung Journalist Peter Greste has spoken out against limitations to journalistic freedoms imposed by new anti-terror laws during a recent event at The Australian...

President Trump and President Xi

Who will be the adult in the room on North Korea?

14 October 2017

Two spoiled, narcissistic, self-deluded bully boys — US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un — are playing a game of nuclear weapons ‘chicken’ at the world’s expense. This game...

Diplomacy throws open its doors

6 September 2017

Diplomatic negotiations tend to be much franker behind closed doors at the United Nations Security Council. Those early experiences, attending formal and informal meetings as a researcher at the...

Being a good neighbour: Australia in Asia

14 August 2017

Re-imagining Australia’s relationships with its neighbours poses no small challenge. Yet, a panel of academics from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre took up just that question at the...

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