Publications

The School of Politics and International Relations has a long history of excellence in research both by faculty members and its graduate students.  The publications pages provides you with a list of all of the Schools, including the various Centres associated with the School, major publications in recent years.  The SPIR publications are those publications not necessarily associated with a particular Centre.

Russia: what’s next?

Author/editor: Richard Rigby (Chair)

Year published: 2015

ANUCES Roundtable Summary On 23 June 2015 the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies hosted a public roundtable to discuss current developments in Russia and consider the influences on future policy under Putin. The roundtable was chaired by Harry Rigby’s son, Professor...

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Sino Russian relations under Putin and Xi Jinping

Author/editor: Kyle Wilson|Stephen Fortescue|Rebecca Fabrizi

Year published: 2015

On 19 November 2014 the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies hosted a seminar for an invited audience of public servants and academics on the state of Sino-Russian relations under Putin and Xi Jinping. The speakers at the seminar were Kyle Wilson (Visiting Fellow ANUCES), Dr...

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Social class in Australia

Social class in Australia

Year published: 2015

The 19th ANUpoll - Social class in Australia: Beyond the 'working' and 'middle' classes - reveals a greater stratification in Australian society than we might otherwise have thought. Almost all Australians perceive themselves as being from either the working or middle class of society. However,...

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 A First Place (Reviews)

A First Place (Reviews)

Author/editor: David Malouf

Year published: 2014

A First Place by John Uhr Australian writer David Malouf is famously 80 years old this year. He has been celebrated often, with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation treating him like the public intellectual we need to have. Most of these celebrations are about what we as a community value in...

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ANUCES Roundtable Summary - The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Implications for Australia and the Asia-Pacific

ANUCES Roundtable Summary - The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Implications for Australia and the Asia-Pacific

Author/editor: Maria Garcia|John Ravenhill|Jiro Okomoto|John Leslie|Annmarie Elijah|Don Kenyon |Pierre van der Eng

Year published: 2014

In 2013 the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) announced the start of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The announcement – which followed protracted preparations and scoping – signalled the start of a major effort to reduce bilateral barriers to...

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Does the EU need an Asian Pivot? Some Reflections

Does the EU need an Asian Pivot? Some Reflections

Author/editor: Giles Scott-Smith

Year published: 2014

The announcement of an “Asian Pivot” or “Re-Balancing” by President Obama and his then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2011-2012 signalled a shift of US interests more to the Asia-Pacific region, in line with the growing importance of the region for global political governance and economic...

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Foreign policy

Foreign policy

Year published: 2014

A new ANUpoll evaluates what the public thinks about foreign affairs and what it sees as the main priorities for Australia’s foreign policy. It covers the following topics: Relations with Indonesia Relations with the United States of America and China Support for foreign aid International...

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Galileo – The European GPS: State of play of the European Global Navigations Satellite System and cooperation with Australia

Galileo – The European GPS: State of play of the European Global Navigations Satellite System and cooperation with Australia

Author/editor: Edgar Thielmann

Year published: 2014

The European Union is building up its own global positioning and timing system called Galileo, which is the only Global Positioning System under civil control. So far approximately EUR 6 billion has been spent on the research, development and deployment of Galileo. Four operational satellites have...

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Governance and democracy

Governance and democracy

Year published: 2014

A new poll , released to mark a major boost to social research capacity at The Australian National University (ANU), has found Australians are growing more pessimistic about the future and that satisfaction with democracy has fallen gradually since 2007 . The poll also found overall confidence in...

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Public Priorities for Government Expenditure

Public Priorities for Government Expenditure

Year published: 2014

ANUpoll finds support for government spending Despite the current climate of austerity and Federal Government budget cuts, Australians want to see increased government spending on social services, according to the new ANUpoll on public priorities for government spending. “The release of the latest...

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