Media Releases

Depth of China-Japan rivalry revealed by new survey

10 June 2016

China and Japan share a deep, mutual suspicion of one another, believing that either country could trigger a conflict in the Asia-Pacific, according to a new survey by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Read online.

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Australia wants it both ways on China's rise and US influence, says new five-country Asia survey

9 June 2016

Australians have tentatively accepted the rise of China as a great power in the Asia-Pacific alongside the United States, according to a new survey released by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Read online.

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United States media fellowship awarded to Melbourne journalist

2 May 2016

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney has awarded its 2016 media fellowship, in partnership with the World Press Institute, to reporter Nino Bucci from The Age in Melbourne. Read online.

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AUSMIN should include Australian Treasurer and US Treasury Secretary - new report

15 March 2016

The Australia–US Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) should be expanded to include the Australian Treasurer and US Treasury Secretary, according to a new report released by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney today. Read online.

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Simon Jackman appointed as Centre CEO

15 February 2016

Centre chairman Mark Baillie today announced Professor Simon Jackman as the new chief executive officer of the Centre. Read online.

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US presidential elections: commentators available

1 February 2016

The Centre has a team of expert commentators in both Australia and the United States available to discuss all aspects of the 2016 US presidential elections and has also launched a new Election Watch webpage to explain the election process. Read online.

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US Studies Centre joins G'day USA 2016

22 January 2016

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney will host a number of events in America next week as part of the G’Day USA program. Read online

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Media Fellowship to the United States

20 January 2016

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney in association with the World Press Institute is calling applications for its 2016 media fellowship to the United States. Read online.

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Speech by Michaelia Cash at Canberra reception for Mary Ellen Iskenderian

4 December 2015

Transcript of a speech by Minister for Women Michaelia Cash at a reception in honour of Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women’s World Banking host by the United States Studies Centre. Read online.

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Women's World Banking President Mary Ellen Iskenderian in Australia: 1-4 December

26 November 2015

President and CEO of Women's World Banking Mary Ellen Iskenderian will be in Sydney and Canberra from Tuesday 1 December to Friday 4 December, speaking at a number of events supported by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Read online.

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