Religious Persecution and Political Order in the United States

18 February 2016

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm

USSC academic Dr David Smith launches his new book, Religious Persecution and Political Order in the United States, at a special event at the University of Sydney. Smith's book is the first study to compare the persecution experiences of many religious groups, explaining the similarities and differences between those experiences which goes beyond celebratory accounts of religious freedom in America.

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Understanding ISIS: A conversation with military strategist Dr David Kilcullen

23 February 2016

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the Sydney launch of Dr David Kilcullen’s book, Blood Year: Islamic State and the Failures of the War on Terror, and a conversation that will parse Australia and America’s strategies to counter ISIS. Event tickets include a copy of the book.

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Super Tuesday Trivia Night

2 March 2016

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

On Wednesday 2 March, Super Tuesday excitement will kick on into the evening with a trivia competition. The US Studies Centre's trivia challenge is a chance to test knowledge and team up with friends for a chance to win a $100 bar tab and other great prizes. Teams will flex their grey matter with three rounds of questions focused on the US elections past and present.

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Malcolm Jorgensen

Trump's campaign 'changing the rule book'

Research associate Malcolm Jorgensen speaks to Sky News about Donald Trump's debate no-show.

Tom Switzer

Breaking down Obama's speech on terrorism

Research associate Tom Switzer discusses President Obama's speech on terrorism on Bloomberg TV.

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