2 September 2015
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 Professor Ian Tyrrell of the University of New South Wales.
American Cultures Workshop: The Transnational Turn in the South - Region, Globalisation, and the New Southern Studies
26 August 2015
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 Associate Professor Martyn Bone, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).
25 August 2015
Relations between the United States and China have always been testy, but seem particularly tense in recent years as China grows more powerful and Washington aims to strengthen its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. This public lecture, co-presented with the China Studies Centre and Sydney Ideas, will see Centre CEO Bates Gill and China Studies Centre director Kerry Brown discuss what's ahead in the region and what it means for Australia.
20 August 2015
Students considering enrolling in the American Studies Honours program are invited to the US Studies Centre for an information session. Academics will be on hand to answer any questions about the program.
17 August 2015
In August 2015 the Clark Lecture Series, a flagship initiative by The Scots College, again brought the world’s finest scholars to Sydney as part of the Scots Distinguished Professorial Fellow Program. The Centre and Scots College hosted 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.
14 August 2015
The US Studies Centre and US Consulate General Sydney hosted a special presentation by Kurt Tong, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs. Tong spoke on The Future of US Economic Engagement in the Asia Pacific.
American Cultures Workshop: Films for Smart Women - American Independent Cinema and the Female Viewer
12 August 2015
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 Professor Hilary Radner, University of Otago (New Zealand).
11 August 2015
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.
7 August 2015
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.
7 August 2015
Election Watch kicks off with its first event for the 2016 US presidential race! Come to the Manning Bar to watch the top ten Republican presidential candidates square off in the first televised debate of the 2016 US Presidential race!
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Research associate Tom Switzer joins a panel of experts to discuss a wide range of issues, including the popularity of Donald Trump, gun control in the United States and democracy in the Middle East.
On the 10th anniversary since Hurricane Katrina, honorary professor Edward Blakely, discusses the disaster and what its mismanagement highlighted about inequality in the United States.