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The IR Department at ANU is home to experts recognised around the world for the significance of their research and teaching, and for their contributions to public engagement and policy debates.

The ANU is ranked #1 in Australia and #10 in the world for Politics.*

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

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Our publications

Discover our department’s range of high-quality publications showcasing the depth and breadth of or academic expertise.

Hold Your Friends Close Sarah Logan
Drawing on policy documents and elite interviews with policymakers, Dr Logan provides a global overview of counterradicalisation measures and in-depth historical case studies of this in the US and UK.
The Counterinsurgent Imagination A New Intellectual History
This book explains how counter-insurrectionary war eventually took on its late twentieth and early twenty-first century forms.
On Revolution
A cutting-edge appraisal of revolution and its future.