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Post-Election Australian Foreign Policy vis-à-vis China

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About this Event

18 Sep 2013 @ 12:45

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About the Speech:

On 7 September 2013, Australia’s electorate selected a new government in national elections. Foreign affairs have played a prominent role in this election, in large part due to the recognition that Australia has a unique position in what is now widely seen as an “Asian Century”. Prof. Curran examined the results of the Australian ballot, and what this will mean for Australia’s relationship with Asia, and in particular China, and for the global geopolitical picture.

About the Speaker:

Prof. James Curran is the 2013 Keith Cameron Professor of Australian History at UCD. He joined UCD following periods spent at the United States Studies Centre of the University of Sydney and at Georgetown University. Prior to entering academia, Prof. Curran served in various roles in the Australian Public Service. From 2002 to 2005 he worked as a Policy Adviser in the Department of The Prime Minister and Cabinet, serving in its International Division. From 2005 to 2007, he was an intelligence analyst at the Office of National Assessments. He has also offered commentary on both Australian radio and television.

Theme: Foreign Policy and ESDP  China 

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