Welcome/Welcome Back BBQ! Friday 3 March, 12-2.30pm at Central Gardens (Henry St, Hawthorn) All Politics, History, International Studies, and Indigenous Studies students and staff welcome to attend. Food and drink provided. Bring a picnic rug! RSVP essential! Please let us know if you are coming via our Facebook page.
A graduation ceremony has been held at Parliament House for the 2nd semester of the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program. Now in its 26th year, the program included students from La Trobe University and Swinburne University of Technology for the first time this year. Parliamentary interns prepare a research report for members of parliament. The... Continue Reading →
By Joanne Hajjar Joanne Hajjar is in her final year of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in International Studies. She participated in the SUT History and Politics Applied Political Research Program in 2016. I have an interest with Australian and Indonesian relations. In 2015 I went on exchange to Bandung in Java, where I studied... Continue Reading →
By Sarah Brackenridge Sarah Brackenridge is a third year student in the Politics program at Swinburne University. This month, four of our students attended the University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Vietnam. We asked Sarah to report on her experience. During the first week of August I attended the 7th University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) in... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Nancy Hayward and Nick Rankin for their outstanding results in POL20010 International Relations and Security Studies. Nancy Hayward receives $150 of books from Oxford University Press for coming first in the class. Nick Rankin, who came a very close second, was awarded a $50 Reading book voucher. The prize is named after the... Continue Reading →
Each year we award the Baylis and Smith Prize to the best student essay or overall student performance in POL20010 International Relations and Security Studies. The prize is named after the Baylis, Smith and Owens (eds) popular textbook The Globalisation of World Politics, published by Oxford University Press, which is used across our international relations... Continue Reading →
Charles Andrew Woodward, “The State of Deception & The Time Bomb: Evaluating Torture as Counter-Terrorism”, in E-International Relations Students. Charlie’s major essay for POL30009 Critical Perspectives on Terrorism was published by E-International Relations (E-IR), the world’s leading open access website for students and scholars of international politics. The website was established in November 2007, and is recommended by... Continue Reading →