Professor Jingdong Yuan at the University of Paris for the Symposium Great Contemporary Strategic Issues - Chair in Sorbonne
The University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, in the context of multidisciplinary teaching and research project formed around the Institute of Studies on war and peace, has installed an international Chair dedicated to major contemporary policy issues.
'Project Z' film to screen at The University of Melbourne with Professor James Der Derian in attendance
CISS Director, Professor James Der Derian will be in Melbourne to present his documentary film 'Project Z: The Final Global Event' at the Cold War International Law Workshop at the University of Melbourne this week.
Rebecca Adler-Nissen is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen. She received the Nils Klim Prize for excellent research within the social sciences. The Nils Klim Prize is an annual prize, which is awarded to promising scholars under the age of 35. Adler-Nissen’s research primarily revolves around international political sociology, sovereignty and diplomacy. She is currently involved in research projects on images in international security, status and stigma.
Bombing of Yemen comes with no perfect reasons or proof the Houthis are puppets of Iran[9 April 2015]
CISS Associate Professor Sarah Phillips discusses Western-supported Operation Decisive Storm in The Sydney Morning Herald article.
Dr. Sarah Phillips comments on the current Yemen crisis and the effect foreign meddling has had on it in an op-ed piece published by the Lowy Institute's blog The Interpreter.
When quantum mechanics and international relations collide[30 March 2015]
Professor James Der Derian and McGill Political Science MA student Benjamin Foldy write the prelude to the second annual Q Symposium, which was held over the weekend. This year's symposium asked the question: can we change the way we think about space and time, war and peace, by looking at global events of a scientific nature, and even quantum mechanics?
Two articles produced by CISS members have topped the best read articles of 2014 in the Australian Book Review.
CISS Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan on Nuclear Politics in Asia[5 February 2015]
Asia remains a region of vertical and potential horizontal nuclear proliferation, despite the limited progress in the early 1990s. Driven by a combination of threat perceptions, domestic factors, and lack of effective multilateral security institutions, the region continues to face significant proliferation challenges. Find his chapter in The Oxford Handbook of the Internaitonal Relations of Asia.
Religious apartheid in Myanmar[11 December 2014]
The latest article by CISS associate, Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais on Myanmar has been published by the Asian Studies Association of Australia. In this article Dr Bogais writes that "the term ‘Religious apartheid in Myanmar’ is an appropriate term to use to describe the racial violence and segregation that is enshrined at all levels of Myanmar institutions and state practices against the Rohyngya people.