Trouble in the Neighbourhood: International Security Studies in the Asian Century

Presented by ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

From ISIS and instability in the Middle East to the South China Sea dispute, there are a range of international security issues facing our region. If you see yourself shaping Australia's foreign policy decisions, working with an elite intelligence agency or in an international organisation like the United Nations, then we invite you to hear from one of Australia’s most renowned strategic policy experts, Hugh White AO. Gain an insight into international security studies and find out how to make your dream career a reality!

Hugh White AO

Hugh White AO is a Professor of Strategic Studies. He has worked on Australian and regional strategic, defence and foreign policy issues since 1980. He has been an intelligence analyst, journalist, ministerial adviser, departmental official, think tanker and academic. In the 1990s he served as International Relations Adviser to Prime Minister Bob Hawke and as Deputy Secretary of Defence for Strategy and Intelligence. He was the principal author of Australia's 2000 Defence White Paper. In 2014, Prof White was honoured for his contribution to the nation in the Queen's Birthday Order of Australia Honours.