25 July 

Donald Trump may be ignorant but he has his finger on the pulse

The Sydney Morning Herald

Tom Switzer

It would be a big mistake to say Donald Trump's growing appeal is simply due to racism and xenophobia, writes senior fellow Tom Switzer.


1 August

New Nevada

University of Sydney

Brian Sandoval

Join us to hear Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval share his vision and efforts to diversify his state’s economy in the face of environmental and economic challenges.

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21 July 

Politics serves as therapy when Trump takes the stage

The Conversation

Brendon O'Connor

Associate Professor Brendon O'Connor says Trump appeals to Americans' sense of grievance and feeds their resentments, while offering fantastic and simplistic solutions.


3 September

US politics: Even worse than it looks

Sydney Opera House


Is American politics dysfunctional or does it just look that way? Is the damage fatal to the democratic system? Find out what our experts have to say at this Festival of Dangerous Ideas event.

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Simon Jackman

About the US Studies Centre

Made for the 2016 American Australian Association Gala Dinner, Centre CEO Simon Jackman explains the Centres wide range of teaching, research, study abroad and outreach activities.

James Brown

Why do we go to war?

Research director James Brown discusses his Quarterly Essay looking at the reasoning behind sending troops to war.

Nicole Hemmer

Taking action after Orlando

Research associate Nicole Hemmer discusses homophobia, terrorism and American gun laws in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando.

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