AACaPS Conference Plenary Panel 2: East-West Relations in an Uncertain World

The recent AACaPS Conference at The Australian National University featured a plenary panel entitled ‘East-West Relations in an Uncertain World’. Chaired by Milenko Petrovic of the University of Canterbury it featured three speakers:

Nick Fischer (Monash University): ‘Washington’s Shadow: Communism and the Transformation of the American State, 1917-2017’
Matthew Sussex (The Australian National University): ‘National Security “Rebound” Strategies: The Case of the Russian Federation’
Ian Parmeter (The Australian National University): ‘The Middle East in Putin’s Foreign Policy and Domestic Security Priorities’

AACaPS Conference Plenary Panel 1: The Russian Revolution

The recent AACaPS Conference at The Australian National University featured a plenary panel entitled ‘The Russian Revolution: A Century of Communist and Post-Communist Development’. Chaired by Roger Markwick of the University of Newcastle, it featured three speakers:

Roderic Pitty (University of Western Australia): ‘The Russian Revolution and the World Capitalist System: An Historical Assessment’
Milenko Petrovic (University of Canterbury): ‘(A Return to) Communism is Not a Solution’
Graeme Gill (University of Sydney): ‘The Development of Executive Power in Russia’

AACaPS Hosts 2017 Conference

In late June, the AACaPS hosted its biannual conference at The Australian National University: A Century of Revolutionary Change – 1917-2017. Dr Andrey Kazantsev from MGIMO in Moscow was the Conference keynote, and ANU Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt AC opened proceedings.

A photo gallery is below, and audio from several presentations will be made available online shortly.

Conference: A Century of Revolutionary Change – 1917-2017

The 13th biennial conference of the Australasian Association for Communist and Post-communist Studies will be held at The Australian National University from 29-30 June 2017. Co-hosted by the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies and School of Politics and International Relations, the conference – A Century of Revolutionary Change: 1917-2017 will examine a wide-range of Soviet and post-Soviet topics. More information and a draft programme can be found here.