2016: The Year Ahead in International Relations
16 March, 2016
Manning Clark Lecture Theatre 1- MCC T1
International Relations Society
Described by commentators as a year of triumphs and setbacks, 2015 was undoubtedly a tumultuous year in International Relations.
Whilst there were many contenders, amongst those that clearly dominated the global landscape were the Trans Pacific Partnership, Democracy in Asia and the European Refugee Crisis. Moreover, these same events, by no means transient, continue to grow ever important today.
Join the IRS as we explore some of 2015's and 2016's most topical issues in International Relations, with an outlook into what each of these holds for 2016.
Our panel includes:
⌲Dr Andrew Banfield (Moderator): Head of School, School of Politics and International Relations
⌲ Speaking on the TPP- Dr. Shiro Armstrong: Fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Co-Director of the Australia-Japan Research Centre, Editor of the East Asia Forum and Director of the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
⌲ Speaking on the European Refugee Crisis- Associate Professor Matthew Zagor: Adjunct Fellow, ANU Centre for European Studies, Editorial Board Member, Australian Yearbook of International Law,
⌲ Speaking on Democracy in Asia- Dr Tyrell Haberkorn: Fellow, Department of Political & Social Change, School of International, Political & Strategic Studies
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