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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...

Emeritus Professor Clive Moore

Select Bibliography on Solomon Islands, 2003–2017

1 September 2017

A bibliography of publications on Solomon Islands during the RAMSI years (2003–2017) has been compiled by Emeritus Professor Clive Moore of the University of Queeensland. Clive has kindly agreed to...

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The Symbolism of ASEAN at 50

24 August 2017

Had someone at the foundation of ASEAN fifty years ago predicted that the regional organisation would be around in half a century, they might not have been openly laughed at, but they would likely...

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...

Regional roundup spotlights Australia’s key relationships

11 August 2017

In trying to understand what kind of neighbour Australia wants to be in the Asia-Pacific, a regional roundup is as good as any. Speaking at the Australian National University’s annual Australia 360...

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Is a second Sino-Indian border war imminent?

11 August 2017

The Sino-Indian standoff in the Doklam (Donglang in Chinese) region of the Himalayas where the borders of China, India and Bhutan converge is now nearly two months old. The dispute arose in mid-June...

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Thailand’s new migrant worker policy is a step onto uncertain ground

11 August 2017

Since 2014, Thailand’s coup-led government has prioritised eliminating human trafficking, especially among migrant workers. This renewed attention has been in direct response to a storm of...

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Thinking seriously about Asia's arms control

9 August 2017

While much of the attention on the Asian nuclear order is rightly focused on the Korean peninsula, Pyongyang’s increasingly credible nuclear weapons program is only the tip of the iceberg. A region...

Senator Penny Wong at the Australia 360 event.

Labor's foreign policy navigates international disruption

9 August 2017

A 360-degree scan is as necessary in taking one’s policy bearings as it is in determining one’s geospatial position. Speaking at Australia 360 on Tuesday, an annual event hosted by the Coral Bell...

Minister Marise Payne

Call for papers: Special issue on Women, Leadership and National Security

7 August 2017

Managing Editors: Dr Greg Raymond and Mr Christopher Farnham: editor@ifrs.org.au Production Editor: Geoff Hunt wamboolhunt@yahoo.com.au Special Guest Editors: Associate Professor Susan Harris...

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