The Hon. Kevin Rudd delivers keynote address on Alternative Futures
The Hon. Kevin Rudd delivers keynote address on Alternative Futures for U.S. – China Relations
On June 11, 2015, the American Australian Association hosted former Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. Kevin Rudd at our Annual Spring Lecture Lunch held at JP Morgan Chase and Co. headquarters in New York.
Mr. Rudd delivered the keynote speech on Alternative Futures for U.S. – China Relations based on the ‘US- China 21’ study he authored for the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Read more.
Featured Fellows Angela and Monkol Lek continue positive impact on rare disease research
Angela and Monkol Lek are recipients of the American Australian Association’s Education Fellowships for their research on Muscular dystrophy in Boston. Monkol received the Sir Keith Murdoch Fellowship in 2012 for his work at the Massachusetts General Hospital on the genetic causes of muscular dystrophy. Angela was awarded the Merck Company Foundation Fellowship in 2014 for her post-doctoral research at the Harvard Medical School on translational research of muscular dystrophy. They share how the Association’s Fellowship award has helped further their research. Read more.
Featured Dame Joan Sutherland Fund recipient Susan Gibb, Australian curator & writer
Susan Gibb is an emerging Australian curator and writer. Susan was awarded a grant from the Dame Joan Sutherland Fund to undertake a residency at the International Studio & Curatorial Program in New York. Since completing the residency in March, Susan is now curating at a performance-focused institution in Amsterdam. Read more.
Applications now open: Dame Joan Sutherland Fund
The American Australian Association is now accepting applications from emerging Australian and American artists seeking small grants to undertake professional development exchange. Applications close 15 July 2015.Find out more.
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