Patrick Köllner

Australia and New Zealand in the Pacific: the Difference is Migration Policy

Devpolicy Blog | 2022

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    Patrick Köllner contributed to the Australian National University's Crawford School of Public Policy's Devpolicy Blog, discussing the differences between Australia and New Zealand's Pacific policies in terms of migration.


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    Prof. Dr. Patrick Köllner

    Director of the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies / Vice President

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    Political Science | 04/2022

    Australia and New Zealand's Pacific Policy: Aligned, not Alike

    This article examines Australia's and New Zealand's policies towards the (South) Pacific. A context-sensitive, paired comparison reveals significant differences with respect to security and migration policies. These difference exist alongside the many similarities and joint approaches in the two Australasian countries' relations with and policies towards the Pacific.


    Australia and New Zealand's Pacific Policy: Aligned, not Alike

    Conference 13/04/2022

    Patrick Köllner participated in the 2022 annual conference of the UK Political Studies Association in York and gave a talk there exploring differences in Australia and New Zealand's Pacific policies in the areas of security and migration.

    Research Project | 01/07/2018 - 31/12/2021

    Recalibrating China Policy: Australia and New Zealand in Comparative Perspective

    Australia and New Zealand (NZ) have in recent years been at the forefront of the growing confrontation between the ‘West’ and China. Despite very close economic ties with China, both countries have substantially changed their approaches to dealing with the People’s Republic. This research project contributes to and seeks to advance relevant academic as well as policy-oriented debates on the topic.
    GIGA, 2018-2021


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