Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan recently wrote an op-ed piece about China and Russia's history of bilateral ties, published on the University of Nottingham's China Policy Institute Blog. Click to read.
ESRC GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY WORKSHOP: 'Examining the role of the private sector in health-related humanitarian response'
The entry of for-profit organisations in health-related humanitarian response has been a relatively new phenomenon, but the move towards what some have described as the “privatization” of humanitarian response has been observed across multiple humanitarian-related areas and activities, particularly in the areas of medical aid, surveillance and logistics. Visit this post to watch the individual video presentations from the ESRC Public Lecture.
CISS members meet with senior DFAT official Mr. John Quinn[15 April 2016]
CISS members today met with Mr. John Quinn, Australia Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and to the Conference of Disarmament at the NSW State Office for Defence of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Associate Professor Simon Reay Atkinson leads review of HMAS Canberra, HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Choules, Amphibious Dock Operation Systems[8 April 2016]
Commander Surface Force, Royal Australian Navy, recently asked Associate Professor Simon Reay Atkinson (CAPT (Dr), RANR) to lead an independent Review into Australia’s LHD (Landing Helicopter Dock – HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide) and LSD (Landing Ship Dock – HMAS Choules) Dock Operation Systems.
Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan recently attended the 'China: Wealth and Power Conference' at ANU[8 April 2016]
Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan recently attended the 'China: Wealth and Power Conference' organised by the Australian National University in Canberra.
Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott awarded the Book Prize for 'Managing Global Health Security' at ISA Conference in March[5 April 2016]
Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott was recently awarded the Book Prize for his book "Managing Global Health Security: The World Health Organization and Disease Outbreak Control" (2015) at the International Studies Association's 57th Annual Convention in Atlanta last month.
Dr. Sarah Phillips submitted evidence to the International Development Committee for an inquiry into the crisis in Yemen, which was recently published here.
Professor James Der Derian to present a paper on film 'Project Z' at the AAG Annual Meeting in San Fransisco[24 March 2016]
CISS Director James Der Derian will be attending the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in San Fransisco this month to present a paper on his recently completed film 'Project Z: The Final Global Event'.
WHO's to blame? The World Health Organization and the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa[22 March 2016]
Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott's journal article on the World Health Organization's response to previous disease outbreaks such as the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been published on a special issue of the Third World Quarterly Vol. 37, Issue 3. The article is now available to read online via open access.
Why China proposed North Korea peace treaty?[21 March 2016]
Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan was recently quoted in an article about China's proposed peace treaty to North Korea. The article was published on the Korea Times.
Project Q debuts 'Quantum Mind and Social Sciences' a video lecture by Professor Alexander Wendt[21 March 2016]
Professor James Der Derian and the Project Q team recently premiered the final version of Professor Alexander Wendt's lecture about his book 'Quantum Mind and Social Science' at the ISA Conference last Thursday morning. Watch the video here.
CISS members head to the annual International Studies Association (ISA) Conference in Atlanta[15 March 2016]
This week, a number of CISS members will be attending the annual ISA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia to join a range of panels, roundtables and workshops.
Associate Professor Jingdong Yuan to present a paper in Canberra on managing security tensions in the East China Sea and the South China Sea[9 March 2016]
CISS member A/Prof Jingdong Yuan will be at the Indo-Pacific Maritime Security international conference organised by the Australian National University in Canberra from March 16-17, 2016.