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In conversation: Are we heading towards a strategic crisis over Taiwan?

As the world nervously watches Hong Kong’s unravelling, a far bigger crisis is brewing only a few hundred kilometres away on the island of Taiwan.

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In conversation: Are we heading towards a strategic crisis  over Taiwan?

After insolvency: Retrenchment and reconciliation during great power decline

Dr Kyle Haynes examines how declining great powers balance the demands of competing with peer adversaries while pulling back from costly peripheral commitments.

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Dr Kyle Haynes

Indonesia's war for independence and the birth of UN peacekeeping

This seminar will focus on the part played in the development of UN multinational peacekeeping by the peacekeepers themselves on the ground in Indonesia.

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Photograph courtesy of the Australian War Memorial: The Consular Commission meeting with Dutch officials in September 1947. Australian peacekeepers Chesterman and Dyke are at the rear, right. (AWM: P03531.003)

The Battle for Britain: Britain and the British Empire

Drawing on a chapter in the forthcoming Oxford University Press Handbook of World War II, this seminar will explain the defensive plans and assess the...

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Photograph courtesy of the Australian War Memorial: The King visits the Australian troops in the Eastern Command, United Kingdom, England, 1940.

Appraising Thucydides’ Trap

Steve Chan discusses contemporary Sino-American relations, and considers how timing, location, alliance commitments, human emotions and misjudgements, and...

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Appraising Thucydides’ Trap

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The Pacific step-up: Will it work and what happens if not?

As China’s influence extends into Australia’s immediate neighbourhood, Scott Morrison has quickly...

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