3 November 2009
Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, discussed a range of global issues ranging from the global economic crisis to US-China relations and the future of the media with a group of Australian leaders from politics, business, academia and the media at a luncheon on 3 November in Sydney co-hosted by the US Studies Centre and Goldman Sachs JB Were.
Other guests at the lunch included former Prime Ministers Bob Hawke and John Howard, who are also members of the Centre's Advisory Council, Premier of New South Wales Nathan Rees, Governor of NSW and Chancellor of the University of Sydney Marie Bashir, Chairman of Westfield Group Frank Lowy, NAB CEO Cameron Clyne, IAG Chairman James Strong, University of Sydney Vice Chancellor Michael Spence, and Directors of the US Studies Centre, Bob Carr, Zeke Solomon, Joe Skrzynski and Lucy Turnbull.
2 November 2009
The US Studies Centre held a cocktail reception to celebrate the launch of American Review, a journal of analysis and commentary on United States politics, business and society. The reception was held at the recently refurbished offices of the US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.
2 November 2009
James Fallows, National Correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly, The Honourable Robert Hill, recently returned Australian Ambassador to the United Nations and Paul Kelly, Editor-at-Large of The Australian, discussed One Year of Obama in a forum moderated by Professor Geoffrey Garrett, Chief Executive of the US Studies Centre.
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Lecturer Adam Lockyer discusses the election of new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and the US decision to send military aid to Syria's rebels
CEO Bates Gill looks at the implications of a rising China for the Asia-Pacific and how the Trans-Pacific partnership is shaping the region.