International relations as art, not science

Professor William Tow argues that China has more central agendas on its plate than merely coercing Australia to relinquish its alliance with the United States.

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ANU announces new Public Policy Fellows

College academics win pride of policy place, with new fellowships.

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Frank Jotzo.

America’s Asian alliances

A new, major research project is asking some tough questions and seeking answers on the future of US alliances in the Asia Pacific.

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South Korean marines. Photo from DVIDSHUB on flickr.

Former PM maps China's rise at book launch

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke has launched a new book on the rise of China, using his speech to discuss the country's growing influence in the region.

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Former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke.

China posed for power and primacy

Whether China is the world's next superpower and if its rise poses a threat to world order is the focus of a new book.

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The Department of International Relations has long been one of the leading centres in the world for research and for the education of graduate students in international relations. We offer high quality programs of graduate coursework and graduate research and manage a range of undergraduate courses.


Yongwook Ryu

Yongwook Ryu

Yongwook Ryu specialises in IR theory, the international relations of East Asia, identity politics, regionalisation, and the foreign policies of China, Japan, and Korea. His doctoral work...

Katherine Morton

Dr Katherine Morton is a specialist on China's domestic politics and international relations with a particular focus on environmental governance, non-traditional and human security, and the...

Mathew Davies

My current research project focuses on the way in which human rights are socialised in international politics, with a particular interest in regional organisations as a key site of contestation...
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