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Julie Bishop MP launches Restless Continent

In this video recorded at Parliament House in Canberra on the 14th of September 2015 The Hon Julie Bishop MP discusses the importance of academic discourse in public policy formulation and Australia's engagement in the region.

Xanana Gusmão: 2015 S.T. Lee lecture

His Excellency Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão is the Minister of Planning and Strategic Investment for the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. He has served as President of his country for five years, Prime Minister for seven and a half years and was a central figure in...

Is the ‘Islamic State’ vanquishable?

The rise of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in vast swathes of territories in Syria and Iraq, and the US-led military response to it, have introduced another complex dimension to an oil-rich but already very volatile Middle East. The old correlation of forces in support...

The annual ANU reconciliation lecture: is Australia big enough for reconciliation?

Reconciliation is about more than equality. It involves recognition of the possibility of continuing difference as well. Overview The Australian community has, to an unprecedented extent, become involved in reconciliation through Reconciliation Action Plans and other initiatives. There is acceptance that there is a broad...

The mind transparent: reading the human brain

A public lecture by Professor Nikolas Rose, Kings College London, delivered at ANU in August 2014. The human body was made legible long ago. But what of the human mind? Is it possible to ‘read’ the mind, for one human being to know what another...