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  • "Hillary Clinton and the art of smart punches"[8 September 2014]

    CISS Associate Dr. Chris Neff recently reviewed Hillary Clinton's latest memoir Hard Choices for the Australian Book Review. Read the full article here.

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  • EUGENE JARECKI RETROSPECTIVE as part of the Docos for Politicos Film Series[3 September 2014]

    Docos for Politicos film series is presented by the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) in collaboration with the United States Studies Centre (USSC) and the Australian Political Studies Association (APSA), headlining this year A EUGENE JARECKI RETROSPECTIVE.

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  • PROACTIVE CONTRIBUTION TO PEACE, Japan’s National Security and Defense Policy[28 August 2014]

    Rear Admiral Hideki Yuasa, a Graduate from Japan’s National Defense Academy, will share his many years of experience to bring a contemporary view of the security environment and the national security challenges facing Japan and the rest of East Asia.

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  • FOOD@SYDNEY Seminar Series 2014[22 August 2014]

    Obesity in its social context, why don't we eat enough fruit and vegetables? The world's oceans and the future of food, smallholder agriculture and the future of global food & nutrition security, food sovereignty, global food, nutrition security and climate change. Here some of the issues being discussed during the 2014 Food@Sydney Seminar Series. 

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  • Democracy Cannot Exist without Social Cohesion: The Myanmar Challenge[11 August 2014]

    CISS Associate and Adjunct Associate Professor Jonathan Bogais recently wrote an essay for the Washington based Middle East Institute (Middle East Asia Project) discussing Myanmar's interplay of two religious traditions within a social and cultural setting that is dominated by one religion and characterised by structural and political violence. Read the full essay here.

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  • Professor James Der Derian discusses historian Barbara Tuchman's book on the WWI [8 August 2014]

    Barbara Tuchman's The Guns of August was a suprisingly popular book that won the Pulitzer prize after its publication in 1962. in it, Tuchman describes in great detail the opening events of the WWI conflict. So, what were the effects and lessons learned from this major world event? CISS Director, Professor James Der Derian, was interviewed about the significance of The Guns of August for contemporary global politics. Margaret MacMillan, Professor of History at St. Anthony's College in Oxford, and Anthony D'Agostino, Professor of History at San Francisco State University, were also among those interviewed.

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  • Professor James Der Derian Interview on [1 August 2014]

    Gaza conflict: All the latest news and developments As violence continues in Gaza, social media has become a secondary battleground, with both Israel and Hamas using Twitter to get their messages across. But who is winning the social media war?

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  • ARC's Future Fellowship Awarded to Associate Professor Benjamin Goldsmith[24 July 2014]

    “Global Challenges, Reluctant Publics? The Role of Public Opinion in International Cooperation on Crucial Global Issues.”

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  • “Edward Snowden and cyber-zombies”[30 May 2014]

    Professor James Der Derian’s article on Edward Snowden and the NSA is in the June–July issue of ABR. In this timely article Der Derian reviews four books, including Luke Harding and Glenn Greenwald’s accounts of Snowden’s defection.

     

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