How conservatives can lead on climate action under President Trump

14 February 2017

Just weeks after President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington D.C., former Republican congressman Bob Inglis will make the case for climate action from a conservative perspective at a public address at the University of Sydney.

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Doing business in Virginia under a new American administration

21 November 2016

In partnership with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Governor Terry McAuliffe will address the United States Studies Centre on the future opportunities for his state and for business in areas such as defence and technology.

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The US Presidential Impact: What now for Australian Business?

17 November 2016

The CEO Institute Breakfast Panel Discussion on the US presidential election, featuring Centre senior fellow Tom Switzer and Newgate Communications partner Feyi Akindoyeni. Moderated by Centre research associate and ABC presenter John Barron.

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2016 Thanksgiving Dinner

16 November 2016

Please join the US Studies Centre for turkey, pumpkin pie and more as we celebrate Thanksgiving! This will be a great opportunity to catch up with classmates and have a break from exams.

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Interest Aggregators, Not Office Chasers: Academic Roundtable with Shaun Ratcliff

14 November 2016

What U.S. research can tell us about Australian political parties and the policies they pursue. An academic seminar with Shaun Ratcliff, Assistant Lecturer in Political Science at Monash University. 

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William Chafe in conversation

11 November 2016

Professor William Chafe will speak with the Centre’s academic director, Dr David Smith, about the future of both Clintons in light of the election result, and the legacy they’ll leave in US political history.

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Has America ever been this polarised?

11 November 2016

Looking at the dramatic differences between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, a panel of academics will assess how and why Americans have become so polarised. 

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American Cultures Workshop: Too large to admit of much nicety’? Agricultural Improvement English Estates and Virginia Plantations, 1750-1820.

9 November 2016

The American Cultures Workshop unites scholars of disparate disciplinary and methodological backgrounds from across the Asia/Pacific region who share a common research focus on the United States. This workshop features guest speaker Dominic Hennessy of the University of Queensland presenting “‘Too large to admit of much nicety’? Agricultural Improvement English Estates and Virginia Plantations, 1750-1820.”

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Election Day Spectacular!

9 November 2016

Join us at the University of Sydney’s Manning Bar for rolling CNN coverage of the presidential election results, with the Centre’s own experts available to provide analysis of the outcome and its implications for the United States and Australia. 

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The US-Australia Relationship Beyond November 8

2 November 2016

In a speech given at the University of Sydney, Ambassador of Australia to the United States of America, The Hon. Joe Hockey shared his thoughts on the future of the Australia-US alliance beyond this month's US presidential election. 

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Associate Professor James Brown says Australia faces some tough decisions if tensions escalate between the US and China.

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About the US Studies Centre

Centre CEO Simon Jackman explains the Centres wide range of teaching, research, study abroad and outreach activities.

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