Benjamin Day

Paying attention to aid

"The Australian National University recognises the start date of my doctoral studies as 28 March 2013. Yet, as this project has neared its completion and I have reflected on my thesis journey, I am increasingly convinced that the real 'start date' of this thesis was August 2009," relates International Relations PhD graduate Benjamin Day.

Political Attention and Aid Policy Change: Lessons for Aid Advocacy From the Aid Spending Expansions in Australia and the United Kingdom

Benjamin Day, ‘Political Attention and Aid Policy Change: Lessons for Aid Advocacy From the Aid Spending Expansions in Australia and the United Kingdom’, Development Policy Centre Discussion Paper

Teaching Australian Foreign Policy: Introduction to the Special Section

Benjamin Day, ‘Teaching Australian Foreign Policy: Introduction to the Special Section’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, online, 6 November 2019: 1-3.

Teaching Foreign Policy Analysis in Australia: On Cultivating an 'FPA Disposition'

Benjamin Day, ‘Teaching Foreign Policy Analysis in Australia: On Cultivating an “FPA Disposition” ’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, online, 7 November 2019: 1-7.

Foreign Policy Analysis: Classic and Contemporary Theory

Valerie M. Hudson and Benjamin S. Day, Foreign Policy Analysis: Classic and Contemporary Theory, 3rd edn, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2020.

Lost in transmission: The Australia Network, soft power and diplomacy

What should be the role of the Australia Network? Should it exist at all? Just how important is it? Is it the right way for us to spread our message? And could the funds be spent better?

The Singapore Grand Prix and soft power

Formula One is about serious speed, cutting-edge engineering and transformative technology. But mostly it’s about money. Like no other sport, Formula One (F1) follows the money. That’s why the F1 merry-go-round stops in Singapore this weekend.

The Sustainable Development Goals: Team bumblebee or team chimera?

The sun is setting rapidly on the MDG era. Only months away, at the end of September, world leaders will assemble at the United Nations in New York to agree on a shiny new set of goals to guide global development efforts to 2030.

Ideas for Australia: Sold short – Australia’s aid cuts have foreign policy consequences

Given the government’s framing of Australia’s aid program as an investment, it is fair to evaluate its aid spending decisions on those terms.

The Rise of the BRICS in Africa: The Geopolitics of South-South Relations

Benjamin Day, ‘The Rise of the BRICS in Africa: The Geopolitics of South-South Relations’ (Book Review), Australasian Review of African Studies, 36(1) 2015: 129-32.

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