Past events

20
Sep
2016

The United States as a rising power in the Asia-Pacific region

Professor Alan Henrikson

Today the geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific region is dominated by the rise of new powers. The role of the United States, as the established political and military power in the region, is...

29
Aug
2016

Australia 360: How is Australia travelling in today's world?

Various Speakers

As the axis of global power spins back towards Asia and the Pacific, is Australia well-placed to react to a rapidly-shifting world? Are we doing all we can to meet the challenges and opportunities...

04
Aug
2016

Hidden Power: The Strategic Logic of Organised Crime

Dr James Cockayne

Presented by the Centre for International and Public Law, the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, and the Regulatory Institutions Network.

In this meet-the-author book seminar, Dr. James...

12
Feb
2016

Afghanistan's national unity government: a success or a failure?

Dr Timor Sharan and Ms Shaharzad Akbar

Speakers biographies:

Ms Shaharzad Akbar is Country Director for Open Society Afghanistan, and co-founder of the youth-led political movement Afghanistan 1400. She completed her first degree...

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs orientation session
10
Feb
2016

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs orientation session

Michael Wesley

Professor Michael Wesley, Director of the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, warmly invites all postgraduate students commencing their studies in the Master of Diplomacy / Master of...

The Levant crisis: Syria, Iraq and the region
11
Dec
2015

The Levant crisis: Syria, Iraq and the region

Various speakers - please refer to the program

The Syrian civil war has killed thousands and displaced millions, with dire economic, social and political implications not just for Syrians, but neighbouring countries, the region, and wider...

02
Dec
2015

'After liberal peace': public keynote lecture as part of the workshop on ‘hybridity: history, power and scale’

Professor Oliver Richmond, University of Manchester

Work on peace and its development during the 2000s, drawing on peace and state building examples from around the world, now looks rather dated. Such work concluded with some thoughts on the potential...

Dr. Bates Gill
26
Nov
2015

Convergence and divergence: the paradox of US-China relations

Dr. Bates Gill, Visiting Professor, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney

The US-China relationship - arguably the most consequential bilateral relationship in the world - is defined by an abiding paradox: while the two countries have never been so interdependent nor...

Theorising the Responsibility to Protect
03
Nov
2015

Book launch: theorising the responsibility to protect

Professor Hilary Charlesworth

The doctrine of the Responsibility to Protect has proved to be one of the most important innovations in the international relations of the 21st century. The publication of Ramesh Thakur and...

20
Apr
2015

Global order after U.S. hegemony: challenges for Asia and the Pacific - Andrew Hurrell

Andrew Hurrell Montague Burton Professor of International Relations and Fellow of Balliol College at the University of Oxford

Global order is entering harder and more troubled times. Many are talking about the return of geopolitics. Others stress the inequalities and instabilities of global capitalism and the...

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