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100 Days of Trump

The Global Economy | 16th May 2017

Panel Discussion | Institute for the Studies of Social Change, University of Tasmania | 16th May 2017

Implications for the United States, world affairs and the future of democracy.

Saul joined former South Australian Senator and Leader of the Australian Democrats Natasha Stott Despoja, Brendan O’Connor from the US Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, and Matt Killingsworth, Head of Politics and International Relations at the University of Tasmania, in a panel discussion on ‘The First 100 Days of Trump’ at the University of Tasmania on 16th May 2017. The panel was hosted by Richard Eccleston, Director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change at the University of Tasmania.

Natasha Stott Despoja AM, former Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls, former leader of the Australian Democrats, Chair of Our Watch
Brendon O’Connor, Associate Professor in American Politics at the US Studies Centre, University of Sydney
Saul Eslake, Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of Tasmania and respected economist
Matt Killingsworth, Head of Politics and International Relations, University of Tasmania
Chaired by Richard Eccleston, Director, Institute for the Study of Social Change


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