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  • Sydney professor elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences[27 April 2018]

    Professor Pippa Norris from the Department of Government and International Relations has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Social Sciences, whose members include the world’s most influential thinkers; Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King Jr, Winston Churchill, Willa Cather, Stephen Hawking, Nelson Mandela and Galina Ulanova. More


  • New publication | Double Disillusion[16 April 2018]

    Co-edited by A/Prof Anika Gauja and Dr Peter Chen and featuring the work of over 40 political scientists and policy experts, Double Disillusion covers the context, key battles and issues in 2016 Federal election, and reports and analyses the results in detail. It also provides an evaluation of the role of political actors such as the parties, independents, the media, interest groups and GetUp!, and examines election debate in the online space. More


  • Podcast | The rise of authoritarianism[6 April 2018]

    Authoritarian populists have disrupted politics in many societies, as seen in the U.S. and the UK, and entered government in states as diverse as Austria, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland.

    In the latest Sydney Ideas podcast, leading scholars Professor Pippa Norris and Professor John Keane discuss their new books and the power of populist authoritarianism around the world.


  • Scholarship open for 2018 OECD Paris Forum[23 March 2018]

    Applications are now open to represent Australia at the OECD Forum in Paris with our Global Voices scholarship. Join youth representatives from around Australia to meet with leaders and experts in international relations, economics, trade and development. Applications close Monday, 16 April.