Asia's New Geopolitics
Speaker: Professor Michael Wesley
Date: Monday 25 March 2013
Time: 5.45pm – 7.15pm, refreshments served from 5.15pm
Venue: Molonglo Theatre
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Presentation slides: Asia's New Geopolitics by Professor Michael Wesley [PDF 2.9MB]
Seminar transcript: Asia's New Geopolitics by Professor Michael Wesley [PDF 293KB]
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One of Australia’s leading international relations experts, Professor Michael Wesley, joined the National Security College as Director: Academic, Outreach & Research, National Security College, ANU. Professor Wesley has extensive experience teaching, researching and communicating on Australia’s international engagements, particularly in Asia. He has also published extensively and won the 2011 John Button Prize for Best Writing in Australian Politics for his book “There Goes the Neighbourhood: Australia and the Rise of Asia”.
He was Executive Director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy from 2009 to 2012 and Professor of International Relations and Director of the Asia Institute at Griffith University from 2004 to 2009. He has also taught at a number of other universities in Australia and overseas. Professor Wesley was an Assistant Director-General in the Office of National Assessments in 2003/04.
Professor Wesley currently teaches the core course in the NSC’s Masters Program “Australia’s Security Challenges” and contributes to a number of courses at the Crawford School of Public Policy.
This presentation is part of the National Security College’s public seminar series.
The National Security College is a joint initiative of the Commonwealth Government and ANU.
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