Inside the Coral Bell School | Issue 5 | September 2018

Hear about our latest research 'Inside the Coral Bell School' with an intro from our new Director, Professor Toni Erskine.

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Australia needs to sing from same song sheet as Pacific

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne … hamstrung at the PIF summit in Nauru this week by Australia’s hypocritical policies. Image: Pacific Islands Forum...

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Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne … hamstrung at the PIF summit in Nauru this week by Australia’s hypocritical policies. Image: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

In peacetime, why does Sovereignty matter?

Dr Marigold Black uses both defence and civilian contexts to inform her primary research of modern conceptualisations of sovereignty.

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Claiming ‘Victory’

Dr Meighen McCrae will use her skills as a historian to examine differing notions of victory throughout the First World War to challenge the legacies they have...

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New security reality demands new Australian policy

Australia’s international security outlook is starting to look very threatening, as Paul Dibb explains in The Strategist.

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Image courtesy of US Pacific Fleet on Flickr.

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Andrew Carr is a Senior Lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. His research interests include Australian foreign and defence policy, middle power theory and Asia-...

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Clive Williams had a career in Defence intelligence and security to 2002. He was Director of the forerunner organisation to today’s Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation and was Director of Security...

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Richard Campbell (Ric) Smith was born in Perth and educated at State Schools and the University of Western Australia, from which he graduated BA, B Ed. He taught in country high schools for three years before joining...

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Liam began in his current role as a research assistant in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre in 2018. He began his Bachelor of International Security Studies and Arts at ANU in 2016, and is currently majoring...

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Mr Adam Ni is a Visiting Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University. His areas of interest include China’s international relations, strategy and security issues. He has worked...

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