30 October

What lies ahead in US midterms?

SBS Radio

Brendon O'Connor

On Tuesday in the United States, voters head to the polls for the country's midterm elections. Associate professor Brendon O'Connor says that the nightmare scenario for President Barack Obama — that Republicans could gain control of the Senate — is looking likely


1 November

Politics and religion in the Middle East: Implications for Australia

Old Council Chambers, Bowral


Research associate Tom Switzer joins University of New South Wales scholars Ian J. Bickerton and Peter Slezak for a public conference.

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29 October

The Reagan myth distilled

US News & World Report


Fifty years on from "A Time for Choosing," the speech that launched Ronald Reagan's career as a politician and a conservative icon, research associate Nicole Hemmer examines what the address says about Reagan and about conservatism.


16-17 November

International Dialogue on Women in Leadership

Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, Brisbane

Women in Leadership

Join leaders across politics, government, business, and academia in this world-first event following the G20 in Brisbane to discuss issues around women’s participation and global growth, gender diversity and women in leadership.

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Melissa Grah-Mcintosh

Closing the gender gap

Director of the Centre's Women in Leadership initiative Melissa Grah-McIntosh discusses the upcoming International Dialogue on Women in Leadership and why gender equality remains an important issue for the US, Australia, and the world.

Rodney Taveira

The Wire and American television

Centre lecturer Rodney Taveira discusses the cult television show The Wire, what it reveals about American culture and how television offers a window into contemporary issues in the US.

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