Department of Government and International Relations centenary celebration

On Wednesday 8th November, 2017 the Department of Government and International Relations held a centenary event to celebrate 100 years of teaching and research, as well as the Department's bright future.

Thank you to the many friends, alumni, colleagues, executive advisory members, and industry affiliates who came out to celebrate and make the night a success. And a special thank you to our panelists Mark Scott AO, Hon. Reba Meagher, Dr Kate Harrison, and Dr Tim Soutphommasane, for leading a lively discussion on the most pressing social and political issues we face today.

Photographs courtesy of Nicholas Rowley and Jose Torrealba.

Great Hall School Manager Priya Shaw with Director of Centre of International Security Studies Director James Der Derian, and Chair of Department Colin Wight Special guest Hon. Reba Meagher and friends The Great Hall Musician Sako Yakoub Dermenjian from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Allan McConnell and friend Chair of Department Colin Wight Head of School Simon Tormey The Great Hall David Schlosberg and Allan McConnell Simon Tormey, Colin Wight, and friend Panelists Dr Kate Harrison, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, and Hon. Reba Meagher Friends of the Department Simon Tormey and Gaby Ramia Friends of the Department Michael Jackson, Michael Lambert, and friend Colin Wight and audience preparing for speeches Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Annamarie Jagose Head of School  Simon Tormey Panelists Mark Scott AO, Hon. Reba Meagher, Kate Harrison, Tim Soutphommasane, in discussion with Susan Park Panelists Mark Scott AO, Hon. Reba Meagher, Dr Kate Harrison, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, in discussion with Susan Park Panelists Mark Scott AO and Hon. Reba Meagher with a view of the audience Panelists Mark Scott AO and Hon. Reba Meagher in discussion with Susan Park Chair of Department Colin Wight Chair of Department  Colin Wight Panelists Mark Scott AO, Hon. Reba Meagher, Dr Kate Harrison, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, and Susan Park Panelists Mark Scott AO, Hon. Reba Meagher, and Dr Tim Soutphommasane Panelists Dr Tim Soutphommasane and Dr Kate Harrison Panelists Dr Tim Soutphommasane and Dr Kate Harrison Audience Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Annamarie Jagose Audience listening to panelists Panelists Mark Scott AO and Hon. Reba Meagher Panelists Kate Dr Harrison and Dr Tim Soutphommasane FASS mascot and Dean's assistant, Farley Jagose Friend of the Department celebrating