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130 Garran Road

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Young Australians in International Affairs presents ‘Publication Skills Workshop’!

Join us as we host Dr Elizabeth Buchanan and Sophie Qin to discuss strategies for increasing your engagement with publication opportunities. Targeted at later year tertiary students and young career professionals, this event aims to highlight the expectations and opportunities of publication writing between government, academia and think-tanks.

Dr Elizabeth Buchanan is co-Managing Editor of the Institute for Regional Security’s Security Challenges flagship academic journal. Dr Buchanan is a Jean Monnet Research Fellow at the ANU Centre for European Studies where her areas of expertise are Russian foreign energy strategy and Russian polar strategy. Elizabeth holds a PhD in Russian Arctic strategy and completed a sub thesis on Ukrainian-Russian gas wars. She is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Modern War Institute, WestPoint. Dr Buchanan was the Visiting Maritime Fellow at the NATO Defense College, working on Alliance capabilities in the High North. She has published widely on Russian energy and polar geopolitics most recently with Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs and The Australian, ASPI, and the Lowy Interpreter. She is a Fellow of the Institute of the North, Alaska, is a Polar Analyst for The Moscow Times and has been a Visiting Scholar at The Brookings Institution. In 2018, she was an Australian Institute of International Affairs Early Career Research Awardee and in 2019 Dr Buchanan was named a ‘Young Australian Woman to Watch in International Affairs’.

Sophie Qin is currently a Policy Graduate at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She is the former Publications Director for Young Australians in International Affairs where she managed the Fellowship Program and the Insights blog. Prior to that, she wrote for Insights as Indo-Pacific Fellow. Sophie has completed internships at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and the Australian Institute of International Affairs in Canberra. She has worked on countering violent extremism programs at the Australian Multicultural Foundation in Melbourne. She was a 2017 Victorian Government Hamer Scholar and studied Indonesian full-time at the University of Indonesia. During her time at DFAT, Sophie has worked in the Southeast Asia Division, the Office of Trade Negotiations, the Information Management and Technology Division, and the South and West Asia Division. Sophie holds a Master of International Relations with First-Class Honours from the University of Melbourne.

Young Australians is a not-for-profit committed to engaging young Australians in international affairs and foreign policy. We have branches across five states in Australia and run a range of events, including roundtable discussions, panels, public lectures, networking nights and skill-building sessions.

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