News from the Department
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.
Political scientists from the University of Sydney's Department of Government and International Relations have joined forces with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) to help voters across New South Wales make informed polling decisions ahead of this month's state election.
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.
Electoral Integrity Project Report: The Year in Election 2014[18 February 2015]
The Electoral Integrity Project is a based at the University of Sydney and Harvard University. It is directed by Professor Pippa Norris and funded by the Australian Research Council. Since its launch in July 2012, the Electoral Integrity Project has monitored elections around the world, using an expert rolling survey on Perceptions of Electoral Integrity.
GIR PhD Student awarded the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) Postgraduate Prize[15 January 2015]
Government and International Relations Postgraduate student, Chris Hills, was recently awarded the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) Postgraduate Prize for his essay on gendered reintegration in Liberia. The prize includes expenses paid for travel to the Monash South Africa Campus to present his work. The prize was well deserved and is an excellent opportunity for Chris.