Strategic and Defence Studies Centre celebrates 50 years

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of excellence

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Exceptional teachers honoured at ANU

Strategic & Defence Studies Centre receives two awards at the 2016 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education

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Exceptional teachers honoured at ANU

Mexican Drug Cartels and Dark-Networks: An Emerging Threat to Australia's National Security

Over the past decade Mexican drug cartels’ power and the violent struggles between them have increased exponentially. Previously Mexico, and in particular the...

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Mexican Drug Cartels and Dark-Networks: An Emerging Threat to Australia's National Security

Geography, Power, Strategy and Defence Policy

Paul Dibb AM has had an extraordinary career. He enjoys an international scholarly reputation of the highest order, while at the same time he has done much...

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Geography, power, strategy and defence policy by emeritus professor Paul Dibb.

ANU postgraduate information evening

Gain professional knowledge and practical experience with a postgraduate qualification from the Bell School – a leading authority on international affairs in...

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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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Allison Cadzow

Dr Allison Cadzow is a Research Associate on Serving Our Country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia, an ARC funded Linkage project based at the Australian National...

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Bates Gill

From 2012 to 2015 Dr. Gill was the Chief Executive Officer of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Prior to this, he was Director and chief executive of the Stockholm International Peace...

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Garth Pratten

Dr Garth Pratten is a lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. An historian by training, he has had a varied career having worked for the Australian Army’s Training Command and the Australian War...

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Greg Raymond

Greg Raymond is a research associate in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. He is currently working on a Minerva Initiative-funded project looking at Thailand, the United States and China. Greg recently...

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Helen Taylor

Dr Helen Taylor is a research assistant and lecturer at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University.

She has a first class honours degree in International Relations and a PhD from...

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