Jeffrey Schott: Trade policy in the Obama administration and the outlook for Asia- Pacific economic integration
17 June 2010
Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics Jeffrey Schott was special guest at a US Business Leadership Forum hosted by the US Studies Centre and JP Morgan. Schott spoke about Trade policy in the Obama administration and the outlook for Asia-Pacific economic integration to a distinguished group of business leaders.
7 June 2010
The election in 2008 of Barack Obama as the first African-American President of the United States and Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s apology to the stolen generations were watersheds in the history of race relations in both countries. But political and policy tensions continue to surround African-Americans and indigenous Australians in both countries and race relations in Australia and the US span broader issues in both societies including multiculturalism, immigration, security and inequality.
Glenn Loury, one of the US’s most influential African-American public intellectuals and a distinguished economist on race and inequality, and Waleed Aly, one of Australia’s most sought after voices on multiculturalism, spoke to former NSW Premier Bob Carr about these issues at this event.
7 June 2010
The Workshop on Inequality brought together American and Australian scholars from economics, history, political science and sociology to assess the state of the art in inequality research as well as to discuss new research challenges and opportunities in the wake of the global financial crisis. Inequality was viewed through different lenses including race, immigration, gender, and class.
2 June 2010
A luncheon panel discussion to celebrate the release of the second issue of American Review at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong. Featuring James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly magazine and Chair in Media at the US Studies Centre; Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator for the Financial Times and Geoffrey Garrett, CEO of the US Studies Centre and Professor of Political Science at the University of Sydney; the panel discussed "China-US relations: Partners or rivals".
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Lecturer Adam Lockyer looks at the likely outcome of proposed peace talks between US officials and Taliban leaders.
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.