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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...

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...

Joan Beaumont

Our mob served

31 October 2017

For years now, contingents of Indigenous Australians have marched in the wake of traditional ANZAC Day parades holding banners calling for the recognition of colonial frontier wars. The issue of...

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...

Deborah receiving the award (with Air Vice Marshal Roxley McLennan (Retd), who presented the award on the right, and USI President, Major General Mike Crane (Retd) on the left).

SDSC PhD candidate Deborah Jeppesen awarded the Royal United Services Institute of Australia Leo Mahoney Bursary

3 October 2017

Deborah Jeppesen, who is undertaking her PhD at SDSC under Dr. Aurore Chow, has been awarded the Royal United Services Institute of Australia Leo Mahoney Bursary. The award was made on the basis of...

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Why ISIS is so good at branding its failures as successes

20 September 2017

When you think about terrorist attacks the way the Islamic State does, even blatant technical failure can become strategic success. It’s all about how shrewdly you brand an attack after the fact—and...

New travel grants launched for Security students

5 September 2017

International Security Studies students studying at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs will soon be eligible for one of two new travel grants worth $1000 each. The grants, run through the...

Bell School historian receives top history prize

5 September 2017

Professor Robert Cribb has been awarded Australia’s most important award for history publications. Professor Cribb, of the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, won the prestigious...

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