NEWS & EVENTS
Mar 26 2020
Dear AFA reader, The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting every part of society, including journals and magazines. Now, more than ever, we need to keep up with Australia’s global challenges as COVID-19 changes the world’s economic, political and social landscapes.
Mar 17 2020
Please note, this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Launch of AFA8: Can We Trust America?: A Superpower in Transition at The University of Melbourne. Date: Tuesday, 17 March Time: 6:00 p.m. Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Hedley Bull Building 130, ANU, Canberra ACT 2601
Mar 11 2020
Can We Trust America? looks at the uncertainties for Australia as questions arise about the commitment of its closest ally. As the US dominance in the Asia- Pacific is challenged by China and the “America First” shift away from global engagement, the eighth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs offers four fascinating timely perspectives on this key relationship. Presented by Australian Foreign Affairs in partnership with The University of Melbourne.
Nov 12 2019
Australian Foreign Affairs and the ANU Crawford School hosted an important discussion of Australia’s new vulnerability and dependence on China.
Aug 15 2019
Interviews filmed at a panel presented by AFA and the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs (ANU).
Jul 15 2019
The cost of keeping China out of the region is too great. We must build forces that could counter its operations instead
Jul 15 2019
As the US relationship with key allies, including the UK and Germany, turns frosty, Australia appears to be an exception.
Jul 15 2019
This week's guests discuss recent articles on temporary migration and pacific leadership on climate change.
Jul 13 2019
Australia is now saturated with messages about the existential threat of climate change, but the impacts will cut across all dimensions of human existence – the social, the political, the cultural, the economic, the environmental, and everything else that shapes our identities and relationships.
Apr 11 2019
Do you know how editors commission writers? And what they look for in a writer? Jonathan Pearlman does. He is the founding editor of Australian Foreign Affairs, the new print journal founded in 2018, and in this interview he answers those questions.
Mar 14 2019
The interviews were filmed at an AFA and Readings Carlton panel that aimed to expand the way people think about Australia and its place in the world – a necessary conversation about Australia’s past, present and future.
Mar 13 2019
Australian Foreign Affairs and Readings Carlton presented a panel that aimed to expand the way people think about Australia and its place in the world. This fifth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines Australia’s struggle to define its identity and place in Asia as it balances its historic ties to the West with its geography.
Feb 28 2019
Australian Foreign Affairs and La Trobe Asia presented a panel discussion on AFA5 Are We Asian Yet? History vs Geography and Next Voices: an initiative to showcase the best new thinkers on Australian foreign affairs.
Feb 25 2019
To celebrate the release of the February 2019 issue of AFA5 contributing author Linda Jaivin wrote about how we ought to be able to relate better to Chinese culture than we do given there are 1.2 million residents or citizens who identify as ethnic Chinese in Australia and Mandarin is the second-most commonly spoken language after English.
Feb 22 2019
In a speech in Brisbane last week, Linda Jaivin used two short video clips to demonstrate two markedly different sides to Chinese culture. Viewed together, these clips, Jaivin argued, show that Chinese culture extends far beyond Communist Party propaganda.
Dec 19 2018
Nov 13 2018
A panel discussion with Patrick Walters, Jacinta Caroll, Stephan Frühling and Tess Newton Cain, chaired by Michael Wesley.
Jul 23 2018
Monday 23 July was the Melbourne launch of Australian Foreign Affairs 3, which examines the turbulent relationship between the two neighbouring countries, and the missteps and missed opportunities that have prevented the forging of a friendship.
Nov 24 2017
When Australia last released a foreign policy white paper, its assessment of America’s role in the world was resolute.
Oct 19 2017
After a moving speech by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Australian Foreign Affairs was launched at Parliament House in Canberra. You can read the full transcript of Julie Bishop’s speech below.
Aug 4 2017
The publishers of Black Inc. and Quarterly Essay will launch a new periodical, Australian Foreign Affairs on 18 October 2017.
November 12 2019AFA7 launch at ANU Crawford School
March 17 2020CANCELLED: AFA8 launch at Australian National University
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