US terror designation for Balochistan Liberation Army will be welcomed in Pakistan—and China

In a recent article for the ASPI Strategist, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy Honourary Associate Professor Claude Rakisits writes about the implications of...

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"Lunch site at Hingol" by Nasha Ila is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

ANU to offer inaugural course in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander diplomacy

Indigenous diplomatic practices have existed continuously on the Australian continent for tens of thousands of years, governing relations between A...

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Indigenous diplomacy researchers

Leveraging power at the UN

Jochen Prantl is researching how countries can wield influence on the UN Security Council.

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OCIS 2020 - Save the Date - Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Held every two years, OCIS is the premier conference in international studies held in Australasia. It brings together scholars working across all fields of...

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Parliament House, Canberra

Alliances Adrift: Is this the end of America’s Asian alliances?

Workshops in Singapore and Manila explore the recent changes in Indo-Pacific alliance politics.

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Geoff Wiseman

Geoffrey Wiseman

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Geoffrey Wiseman is Professor and Director at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University (ANU). He came to ANU from the University of Southern California. He...

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Lauren Richardson

Lauren Richardson

Lauren Richardson is Director of Studies and Lecturer at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy. Previously she taught Northeast Asian Relations at the University of Edinburgh and Keio University (Japan). Her...

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Greg Fry

Greg Fry has been researching the international politics of the Southwest Pacific region since he commenced his MA thesis on South Pacific regional identity at ANU in 1975. For the past twenty years he has also been...

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Jochen Prantl

Jochen Prantl is an Associate Professor in the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy and was Deputy Director (International Engagement) for the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs in 2017 to 2018. His research...

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Professor William Maley is Professor of Diplomacy at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, where he served as Foundation Director from 1 July 2003 to 31 December 2014.

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