The absence of trust: Australian strategic thinking and PNG 1950-1975



Dr Bruce Hunt, Research Fellow, School of History, College of Arts and Social Science, ANU.


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Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 - 12:30 to 13:30

The seminar will focus on Dr Bruce Hunt’s recent monograph Australia’s Northern Shield? Papua New Guinea and the Defence of Australia Since 1880 and his current project, writing an official history of the bilateral relationship from 1970 to Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Independence in September 1975 (part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s series Documents on Australian Foreign Policy).

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