Is a Quad-plus the answer post COVID-19? Public webinar with Dr. Rajagopalan

30 Apr 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

The Perth USAsia Centre was delighted to host Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, Distinguished Fellow and Head of the Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative at Observer Research Foundation for our first virtual public webinar.

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Rory Medcalf: Managing Risks of Strategic Competition in the 21st Century Indo-Pacific

16 Apr 2020 By Gemma King

On Wednesday 8 April 2020, the Perth USAsia Centre hosted Professor Rory Medcalf, Head of National Security College at the Australian National University for a private virtual roundtable to discuss his new book, Contest for the Indo-Pacific: Why China Won’t Map the Future.

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India, Japan and Australia: Advancing Non-Traditional Trilateral Cooperation

01 Apr 2020 By Gemma King

As the geostrategic environment in the Indo-Pacific evolves, the need for cooperation between India, Japan and Australia has never been more important. In this time of uncertainty, the three like-minded states should come together to help shape the regional architecture in accordance with their aligned strategic interests.

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Japan Symposium - Regional Dilemmas and Trilateral Solutions

09 Mar 2020 By Hugo Seymour , Gemma King

“The geopolitical environment in which we find ourselves is in a state of flux. Power balances that we might have once taken for granted are instead undergoing a shift… This disruption is evident, if not more evident, in the Indo-Pacific region than in other parts of the globe.“ His Excellency Mr Reiichiro Takahashi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Australia, Perth, 18 February 2020.

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Japan Symposium Q & A with Dr Rajeswari Rajagopalan

06 Feb 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Dr Rajagopalan will join us for both the private and public dialogues for this year’s Japan Symposium, convened by the Perth USAsia Centre in partnership with Japan Consulate in Perth. She spoke with our Tammy Wayne-Elliot in the lead up to the event.

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The Conscience of American Democracy: the Visit of Former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake

20 Jan 2020 By Kyle Springer

Senator Flake is a seasoned American political leader. He served twelve years in the U.S. House of Representatives and six years in the United States Senate. He was in Australia hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre and the United States Studies Centre.

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Building bridges: Indonesia and the infrastructure “cold war” - CIFP 2019, Jakarta

13 Jan 2020 By Dr. Tomoo Kikuchi

Late last year, the Perth USAsia Centre was represented at the annual Conference on Indonesian Foreign Policy. The following summary and overview has been prepared by panelist Tomoo Kikuchi and includes his own insights provided at the Conference.

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'Averting Crisis' authors lead roundtable discussion on US military and defence

13 Dec 2019 By Erin Watson-Lynn

Roundtable with the authors of the recent report published by the United States Studies Centre, ‘Averting Crisis: American strategy, military spending and collective defence in the Indo-Pacific’.

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A Year Out: Battleground States and 2020

09 Dec 2019 By Hugo Seymour

CEO of the Sydney-based United States Studies Centre, Professor Simon Jackman, joined us for a private discussion on key developments in US politics, the unfolding Impeachment Inquiry, and the 2020 Presidential Election.

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