We are livingthrough rapid shifts in global power,as the rising influenceof states such as China, India, Russia, Brazil and South Africa creates new andmore complex patterns of global interaction. At the same time issues such as climate change, electronic communications, food and watersecurity and epidemic diseases present new demands foreffective global institutions.
To discuss how these changesimpact on Australian foreign policy the Institute for Human Security at La Trobe University has assembled a panel of experts to provoke your thinking: Andrew Hewett (Oxfam); Professor JosephCamilleri (La Trobe) and Professor Robyn Eckersley (Melbourne).
Presented in partnership with the Institute for Human Security at La Trobe University.
Robyn Eckersley is Professor and Head of Political Science in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She has published widely in the intersecting fields of political theory (especially environmental political theory and democratic theory), global environmental po... Read more
Andrew Hewett is Executive Director of Oxfam Australia. Andrew’s previous positions with Oxfam include leadership of the agency’s advocacy program and the direction of Oxfam International’s response to the crisis in East Timor from 1999 – 2001. Andrew has extensive international advocacy... Read more
Prof Joseph Anthony CAMILLERI is Professor of International Relations and founding Director of the Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University. Professor Camilleri is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences, and chairs the Editorial Committee of the scholarly journal Global Change, Peace ... Read more
Dennis Altman is Emeritus Professor and Professorial Fellow in the Institute for Human Security at LaTrobe University in Melbourne. He is the son of Jewish refugees, and a writer and academic who first came to attention with the publication of his book Homosexual: Oppression & Liberation in ... Read more
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