Megaevents, Sports Diplomacy and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup
by Stuart Murray
The 2015 Asian Cup presents tremendous opportunities in the field of sport diplomacy. International sporting tournaments (or megaevents, as...Read More
A Tale of Two National HolidaysWhile 26 January is an important national holiday in both India and Australia, the events and conversations marking this year’s occasions could not have been more different. For an Australian of Indian origin, 26 January is a double holiday, celebrated as important national occasions in both countries. The contrast could hardly have... More >
by Ramesh Thakur
Threat or Paranoia: Australia-Japan Relations in a Changing AsiaDeepening ties between Australia and Japan do not operate in a vacuum. They instead influence relationships in the region particularly with China. Australia-Japan relations are at a high. The personal engagement of Tony Abbott and Shinzo Abe is trickling down into increased defence and security co-operation between these two nations. Both... More >
by Sebastian McLellan
When did the discipline of international relations make its appearance in Australian universities and who...
The Menzies Era is an interesting innovation, which does not fit easily into any of the standard genres....
The Vietnam War has become a touchstone for abject failure in war, a reference point by which to navigate...