31 May

Clinton needs a woman on her ticket

The Age


Research affiliate Nicole Hemmer argues that the smartest move that Hillary Clinton could make is to pick Elizabeth Warren as her 2016 running mate.


10 June

Marriage quality in Australia: Lessons from the US

Allens, 126 Phillip Street, Sydney

Marriage equality

Hear the architect of America's marriage equality movement Evan Wolfson and the leader of Ireland’s Yes Equality campaign Tiernan Brady discuss how lessons from the US and Ireland can be applied to Australia.

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31 May

Australian politicians can't do Donald Trump

US News and World Report


Donald Trump is harnessing the anger of the American electorate, so why hasn't a similar figure thrived in Australia? Centre CEO Simon Jackman says compulsory voting and politica and economic differences are major factors.


23 June

Circus Maximus: The 2016 Presidential Race

United States Studies Centre

Election Watch

Join us for an in-depth conversation with leading US political analyst, Bill Schneider. He will speak with USSC CEO Simon Jackman about the 2016 presidential race and how we got to the current state of US politics.

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Ying Ma

What do voters see in Donald Trump?

Centre visitor Ying Ma, who was a top advisor to the Ben Carson campaign, looks at how Carson connected with voters and why Donald Trump is resonating.


Presidential face-off

As Clinton and Trump emerge as the presumptive nominees for the Democratic and Republican parties respectively, Tom Switzer looks at the race ahead.

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