ANU Department of International Relations

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ANU Department of International Relations

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1949 -


The Department of International Relations was formed in 1949 as one of the first three departments established in the Research School of Pacific Studies with Professor Walter Russell Crocker appointed as Chair. The Department's general and regional interests include international politics, Australian foreign policy, international systems, studies of technological change and weapon development, arms control. In 2006 the Department was grouped into the College of Asia and the Pacific.


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Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (1948 -)

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1949 - ?

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Entered from deposit description on 13 May 2013




Australian National University Annual Reports and Calendars
Department of International Relations, (accessed on 13 May 2013)

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