The state of our union with US Ambassador John Berry

When

11.00am–12.00pm

12 September 2016

Where

Law Foyer, New Law Building, University of Sydney

Type

Public forum

Topics

AlliancePolitics

Cost

Free but online registration required

When United States Ambassador to Australia John Berry first introduced himself via video on the US Embassy’s website in 2013, it was described as the “friendliest introduction in diplomatic history” by local media.

It’s safe to say that three years later, President Barack Obama’s chief people person has more than lived up to his reputation.

As his time in the post was wrapping up, Ambassador Berry joined Research Director James Brown from the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney to reflect on his tenure and also offer his thoughts on the future of the US-Australia relationship.

The state of our union with US Ambassador John Berry

Featuring

  • Adjunct Associate Professor James Brown
    Adjunct Associate Professor James Brown
    Director of Research, United States Studies Centre

    James Brown leads the US Studies Centre’s policy-focused research programs. He was previously the Military Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy. His first book was the acclaimed Anzac's Long Shadow: The Cost of Our National Obsession.

  • Ambassador John Berry
    United States Ambassador to Australia

    John Berry presented his credentials to Governor General Quentin Bryce on September 25, 2013, becoming the 25th US Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Australia. As ambassador, he seeks to strengthen the US–Australia alliance, which has served as an anchor of peace and stability in the Asia–Pacific region and the world...

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