27 September

Trump and Clinton face off in the first US presidential debate: experts respond

The Conversation


Research associate Nicole Hemmer says the first debate was a case of Clinton interruptus, while senior lecturer David Smith says that both sides will say their candidate won the match-up.


6 October

American politics in the time of Trump 

University of Sydney

Don Watson

Join Don Watson, the author of the latest Quarterly Essay, and USSC Research Director James Brown for a discussion about the strangest election campaign the US has ever seen.

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27 September

Clinton's dignity 'a little more intact'

ABC Radio The World Today

Simon Jackman

Centre CEO Simon Jackman says Hillary squeezed a narrow victory in the first presidential debate. But will it move the polls?


Entries close 14 October

Competition: "Diplomat for a Day" 

Win a trip to Canberra

US Embassy

The US Studies Centre and the US Embassy in Canberra are offering current University of Sydney students the chance to win a trip to Canberra and act as a US Foreign Service Officer on Election Day 2016.

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Richard Fontaine

Is there anything Trump can't get away with?

Alliance 21 fellow Richard Fontaine on ABC TV The Drum.

Planet America

Planet America Convention specials

Rewatch our live Convention specials with ABC's Planet America, as our experts dissect Trump, Clinton and what's ahead in the race.

Simon Jackman

About the US Studies Centre

Centre CEO Simon Jackman explains the Centres wide range of teaching, research, study abroad and outreach activities.

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