News and Events
Today, the Marie Bashir Institute and Centre for International Security Studies are pleased to release the interim report of Saving Lives: The Civil-Military Response to the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa.
Greece’s Prime Minister is vowing to press ahead with a controversial bailout referendum as European leaders rule out any fresh debt offer before Sunday’s vote. The World Today spoke to John Keane, a professor of politics at the University of Sydney, who says there’s a power struggle underway.
Palestinians surveying their history over the last few decades have precious little cause for optimism, with the theft and colonisation of their land and denial of their rights under Israeli occupation. But, according to Peter Bray, Vice Chancellor of Bethlehem University, in his talk at the University hosted by the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (July 9), they can still find hope, if hope is to mean: “realising that ‘I’m not going through this by myself'”.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences recently held its annual Best and Brightest Showcase at Parliament House, in recognition of the most exceptional Honours Theses in Government and International Relations.
Why women are not joining the defence forces[10 July 2015]
The combat exclusion has gone but the military remains an unwelcoming place for women soldiers, suggests new research by Dr Megan MacKenzie.
Tim Anderson’s new book, ‘Land and Livelihoods in Papua New Guinea’ argues that notions of ‘economy’ and ‘development’ have no meaning without a broad and inclusive focus on the livelihoods of local inhabitants. Combining existing evidence with original studies it charts the economic options for rural families, suggesting their best way forward is by maintaining customary land as the basis for rich hybrid livelihoods.