Series 489 - Department of International Relations newspaper clippings

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Department of International Relations newspaper clippings


  • 1959 - 1990 (Creation)

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10 type 3 boxes

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(1949 -)

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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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Microfiche copies of newspaper clippings arranged by countries in the Asia, Southeast Asia, and Pacific regions.

Country files include subject matter relating to foreign relations, political process, defence, economy and trade.

Files on Asia include subject matter relating to the Great Powers in Asia, the United Nations, aid, conferences, defence, economy and trade.

Files on world issues include defence, nuclear energy, world aid, economy and trade, Great Powers, environmental problems, resources diplomacy, Antarctica, principles of international relations.


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Microfiche are arranged in four categories. The first and fourth consist of country files. The second consists of files on the Asia region. The third consists of files on world issues. All four groups are subdivided by subject and/or chronology.

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Entered from deposit description on 13 May 2013. Revised by Phuong Dang on 27 January 2017. Further revised by Brenton Clifford on 16 January 2018.




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