Here & Now

What does it mean to be a human being in a globalised world?

World-leading historian and expert in diplomacy and nuclear weapons Prof. Joseph Siracusa explores the nature of our current age and moment in the context of our shared past, and asks the question, “What does it mean to be a human being in a globalised world?” 

“What is linear is not history but the human spirit.” – Prof. Joe Siracusa

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Prof. Joe Siracusa


Dr. Joseph Siracusa is an Chicago-born historian, professor and author with 40+ years in Australian higher education and over 50 books on history, diplomacy, politics, and nuclear weapons to his name. Joe currently teaches at Curtin University, and he serves as the President Emeritus of the Australia Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. By merit of the wisdom and understanding that Joe has cultivated over his life, we have called him to become the Honorary Professor of The Walled Garden Philosophical Society.