War Studies Seminar Series 19 April 2021

Artillery, Tanks and a Man Named Watson: 1st Anzac Corps and the First Battle of Bullecourt, 11 April 1917

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Women in Asia-Pacific Security Research Seminar Series 2020-21

What’s So Special about Asian Security? Dealing with Non-state Actors and Non-traditional Security

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Niche Wars: Australia in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001–2014

Australia in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001–2014

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Centre of Gravity Series: Educating for what? PME, the ADF and an uncertain 21st century

This Centre of Gravity paper, by two deeply experienced PME educators, offers suggestions on the road ahead for Australian PME. It emphasises the need to build...

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Xi’s Fine Words Cannot Camouflage Beijing’s Aggression

At this week’s meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, China’s President Xi Jinping warned the world of the risk of a new cold war.

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Xi Jinping

The ANU Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia’s oldest, largest and highest ranking academic institute for strategic studies research, education and commentary. Our focus is on understanding the complexity of Asia’s strategic environment, Australia’s place in it, and the utility and application of armed force in international affairs.

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Paul Dibb AM is Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University. Before joining the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, he had an...

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Professor Emerita Joan Beaumont is an internationally recognised historian of Australia in the two world wars, Australian defence and foreign policy, the history of prisoners of war and the...

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