5 August 2015
Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm
With the support of the New South Wales Government and Waverley Council the Future Cities Collaborative has undertaken a project to explore approaches to implementing green infrastructure projects at precinct scale in developed cities. Professor Ed Blakely and Clr Sally Betts, Mayor of Waverley will host a roundtable luncheon on the challenges of implementing green infrastructure in Sydney.
7 August 2015
Time: 11:45am - 2:30pm
The Future Cities Collaborative, an initiative of the US Studies Centre and supported by the New South Wales Government, will host industry and government leaders for a luncheon marking the completion of the 2015 Future Cities Program and the launch of the report on the US-Australian City Exchange on Local Finance Mechanisms.
11 August 2015
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Dr Megan MacKenzie's new book, Beyond the Band of Brothers: the US Military and the Myth that Women Can't Fight, will be launched by Stephen Smith, Professor of International Law at the University of Western Australia and former Minister for Foreign Affairs, at an event co-hosted by the US Studies Centre and Perth USAsia Centre.
14 August 2015
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The US Studies Centre and US Consulate General Sydney are hosting a special presentation by Kurt Tong, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs. Tong will speak on The Future of US Economic Engagement in the Asia Pacific.
17 August 2015
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
In August 2015 the Clark Lecture Series, a flagship initiative by The Scots College, will again bring the world’s finest scholars to Sydney as part of the Scots Distinguished Professorial Fellow Program. Please join the Centre and Scots College for a special lecture by Professor David Bebbington from the University of Stirling on Evangelicalism and Secularisation in the United States and Britain since the 18th Century.
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Michael J. Green of the Centre for International and Strategic Studies, who has co-authored a report on the ANZUS Alliance in an Ascending Asia, says Australia and the United States must work together to best respond to China's rise. The report was launched at the US Studies Centre.
Watch full video of the sessions from the Centre's conference marking ten years of the US–Australia Free Trade Agreement.