As we move further into the 21st century, major global events and the changing nature of the world compel us to revise our understanding of the past and more closely examine the present in order to better prepare for the future.
The Department of International Studies was established in 2018 to pursue a deeper understanding of global affairs and, where appropriate, to extend enquiry into applied social science and policy. The department embraces theoretically and empirically driven interdisciplinary approaches to international studies.
Our department research showcases expertise spanning the European Union, Africa, South East Asia, Oceania, the Americas and Asia, in the diverse fields of:
Our academic staff have published in Oxford University Press, Routledge, and Palgrave Macmillan, along with leading international journals such as the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Common Market Studies, Third World Quarterly, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Global Society, Peace Review, European Security, Media International Australia, The Pacific Review and Journal of Contemporary Asia.
Notable recent achievements or ongoing projects of the department include:
Refer to the Department of International Studies staff profiles for more information.
Research partners and collaborators
Global outreach is a core activity of the department and, to that end, our staff have partnered with a range of organisations and researchers around the world: