Global history records an astonishing variety of forms of social organization. Yet almost universally, males subordinate females. How does the relationship between men and women shape the wider political order? In this seminar, Valerie M. Hudson will present on her forthcoming book The First Political Order (co-authored with Donna Lee Bowen and Perpetua Lynne Nielsen), a groundbreaking demonstration that the persistent and systematic subordination of women underlies all other institutions, with wide-ranging implications for global security and development.
The Australian Government’s use of the terms ‘Indo-pacific’ and ‘rules-based-order’ have come under question at the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) meeting held recently in Perth.
Michael Byrne is a Master of Diplomacy student currently undertaking an internship in Belize where the country will vote on referring its territorial dispute with Guatemala to the International Court of Justice.