Psychiatrist Prof Harry Minas, A/Prof Daya Somasundaram, and Dr Palitha Mahipala discuss the mental health landscape in Sri Lanka after decades of armed civil conflict and recent tsunami devastation. With host Jennifer Cook.
Political analyst Prof James Piscatori explains why the efforts by the United States to promote democracy in the Middle East may not result in the type of democracy Washington wants. With host Jennifer Cook.
Journalism professor Phillip Seib of the University of Southern California discusses public diplomacy via broadcast and digital media, and its success -- or otherwise -- in the Middle East and elsewhere. Prof Seib delivered the keynote speech at the Journalism in the 21st Century Conference on July 16, 2009. The conference was organized by the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. With host Jacky Angus.