2 December 2015
The US Studies Centre hosted an invite-only reception to welcome president and CEO of Women's World Banking, New York, Mary Ellen Iskenderian, with remarks by Australian Minister for Women Senator the Honourable Michaelia Cash, on the topic of the importance of investing in women from American and Australian perspectives.
1 December 2015
Across the world, the knowledge and skills of 865 million women are seriously underutilised when it comes to contributing to economic growth. Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women’s World Banking, New York, discussed why organisations and societies must invest to increase participation of women in the workforce at this public lecture hosted by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. The event was followed by a private dinner.
25 November 2015
Students undertaking the US Studies Centre's 2016 Los Angeles and Washington DC Placement Programs attended a pre-departure session at the University of Sydney.
17 November 2015
Representatives from China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, and Australia met at the US Studies Centre to discuss regional attitudes towards the United States. The group discussed survey data from the five countries that will form the basis of a report to be released in 2016.
10 November 2015
A Future Cities Collaborative public event to discuss Smart Cities, and hear lessons from two global leaders in this field: John Tolva, former chief technology officer from the City of Chicago, and Frans-Anton Vermast, senior strategy advisor from Amsterdam.
28 October 2015
Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor for the Washington Post, is at the centre of the arguments and personalities that will help shape the next US administration’s foreign policy. In a keynote speech, he shared the trends driving the US presidential election and the policies of the next Commander in Chief. The event included an expert panel and was followed by a cocktail reception.
26 October 2015
Editorial page editor and columnist for The Washington Post, Fred Hiatt, discussed President Barack Obama's foreign policy, the pivot and the post-Obama era at a public event in Sydney.
26 October 2015
The US Studies Centre hosted a media breakfast with Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor and columnist for The Washington Post. Hiatt discussed the American political landscape: Who are the leading candidates? What are their world views? And how will the next president distinguish themselves from President Obama?
29 September 2015
Cities need to be great places for people to live, work, and play - but how do local governments achieve this vision for the future and create thriving places? The Centre's Future Cities Collaborative held a public event with Project for Public Spaces vice president Ethan Kent and founding director of Global Cities David Adam. They discussed the key elements of Placemaking, the shift from planning cities full of objects to cities full of places, and the governance structures needed for Placemaking strategies to be a success.
3 September 2015
The future of the Asia–Pacific and how to enable concrete cooperation in the region was the focus of the inaugural Australia–China–United States Trilateral Dialogue, hosted by the US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.