Critical, independent problem-solving to meet current and future global challenges

About the School

The world is changing around us, demanding new tools for understanding world politics and new kinds of graduates who have the knowledge and creativity to be able to respond to this world of complex and dramatic challenges. Our School is one of the world’s leading centres for research and education in world politics. Our Graduate Centre in Governance and International Affairs is at the cutting edge of research and teaching on contemporary issues in politics and governance at the national, regional and international levels. The Graduate Centre supports our Rotary Centre for International Studies in Peace and Conflict and the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect.


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Global Media, War, and Technology - Explore the intersection of information technology, violent conflict, and resistance.

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The experience of war has changed fundamentally - not only for those fighting and reporting, but also for those on the home front. High-tech nations wage wars from a distance using satellite-guided weaponry while non-state military actors, terrorist organizations, and citizen journalists have increasingly added new voices and visual perspectives to the conversation about conflict. 

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