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Nuclear Deterrence at Risk

16 May 2018

US nuclear deterrence is at risk of being undermined, and Dr Ben Zala is headed to Harvard University to explore the cause. For Zala, the problem is the increasing importance of advanced conventional...

Breaking the Silence on Secrecy

16 May 2018

Secrecy is an essential component of diplomacy. “As long as states continue to speak the language of interests for their people, of sovereignty, secrecy will remain an essential complement of their...

Pauline Kerr, Jennifer Carpenter,Geoffrey Wiseman

Diplomacy in a Globalizing World 2nd Ed. Gains More Praise and Attention

4 May 2018

Pauline Kerr and Geoffrey Wiseman, eds., Diplomacy in a Gobalizing World (Oxford University Press, second edition, 2018). In this substantially revised second edition of their groundbreaking...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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