Events

American Cultures Workshop: Concerning Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt’s America

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.

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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).

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US-China Relations: What's ahead for Australia?

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. 

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American Studies Honours - Information Session

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.

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Evangelicalism and Secularisation in the United States and Britain since the 18th Century

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.

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The Future of US Economic Engagement in the Asia Pacific

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.

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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).

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Megan MacKenzie's Beyond the Band of Brothers Book Launch

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.

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2015 Future Cities Program: Graduation Luncheon and US-Australia City Exchange Report Launch

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.

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Live Screening of the Republication Presidential Candidate Debate

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!

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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Tom Switzer

Climate, war and democracy

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.


Edward Blakely

Hurrican Katrina 10 years on

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.

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