Announcements

  • Oceania
    Pacific Islands Roundtable held at Georgetown
    April 10, 2019

    The Center for Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Islands Studies hosted the Pacific Islands Roundtable, bringing together participants from the US Congress, Oceania embassies, international organizations and the US Departments of State, Defense, and Interior, as well as representatives from academia and think tanks.

  • Hawaii Orchid
    23rd annual Lū`au, Mālama: The Gift of the Earth
    April 4, 2019

    Join GU Hawai`i Club for the biggest celebration of Hawaiian culture on the Hilltop at our 23rd annual Lū`au, Mālama: The Gift of the Earth.

  • Professor Michael Wesley
    Great Power Competition in the Pacific
    April 2, 2019

    On April 9, 2:30PM Michael Wesley, Professor of International Affairs and Dean of the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University, explores the dynamics of new strategic competition in the Southwest Pacific and suggests there may be some unpleasant surprises in store for the Pacific’s traditional partners.

  • The Aftermath of Christchurch: Voices and Consequences
    March 25, 2019
  • Symposium on Russia and China's Political Interference Activities in NATO Small States
    March 21, 2019

    The Symposium on Russia and China's Political Interference Activities in NATO Small States brings together researchers from the US, New Zealand, Iceland and Lithuania.

  • Thanks Eric
    February 15, 2019
  • The Special One: Australia, Ireland and the US Working Visa Fight
    January 10, 2019

    Professor Alan Tidwell discusses the competition between Australia and Ireland in the US Congress over access to the E3 visa. In the end, Australia successfully defended its sole access to this working visa.

  • Winston Peters
    “Pacific Partnerships”
    January 3, 2019

    New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Georgetown Address, in partnership with the Center for Australian, New Zealand & Pacific Studies.

  • The Smaller States Handbook 2019
    January 2, 2019

    Students enrolled in Smaller States and Peacemaking (2018) worked to create a handbook that details the opportunities and challenges faced by smaller states who engage in peacemaking. Check out the handbook here.

  • Australia, China and the changing geopolitics of the Pacific Islands
    November 19, 2018

    The Pacific Islands is an increasingly crowded and complex region; it faces multifaceted security challenges and a range of external powers are seeking to influence it. This presentation, by Dr. Joanne Wallis, will focus on the increased presence of China in the Pacific Islands, and consider the challenges this poses to the region, and to Australia, New Zealand, the United States and France, which have traditionally been the most important external powers.