The New Cold War - Lessons from the First

Emeritus Professor Roberto Rabel, Professorial Fellow, Centre for Strategic Studies

Monday, 19th September 2022 5:40pm - 7:00pm

Wellington

Old Government Buildings, Lecture Theatre 2 (GBLT2), Victoria University of Wellington Pipitea Campus, 55 Lambton Quay , Wellington

A presentation by Emeritus Professor Roberto Rabel, Professorial Fellow, Centre for Strategic Studies.

About this event

Emeritus Professor Roberto Rabel is a Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Strategic Studies. He has been affiliated to the Centre since retiring from his management role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International Engagement) at Victoria University of Wellington in 2016 after 10 years overseeing the University’s internationalisation strategies and activities. From 2009 to 2021 he served as the National Vice-President of the NZIIA.

He holds a BA Honours degree in History and International Politics from Victoria University of Wellington and a PhD in History from Duke University, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar.  

From 1986 to 2006, Professor Rabel taught in the History Department and then held management roles at the University of Otago. His publications include an official history, New Zealand and the Vietnam War: Politics and Diplomacy (2005).   Professor Rabel holds a Gold Cross of Merit and a “Bene Merito” award for services to Poland abroad from the Polish Government as well as an award “For the Advancement of Vietnam’s Education Cause” from the Vietnamese Government. 

Earlier this year he was visiting Professor at the University in Warsaw

COVID-19 Orange setting

At the orange traffic light setting, all attendees are required to wear a face mask at Victoria University of Wellington's Pipitea campus, including in the lecture theatre. Please maintain a physical distance of 1 metre from others. If you are unwell, please stay at home.

Please note, Old Government Building, Lecture Theatre 2 (GBLT2) has wheelchair access.

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KARIM DICKIE, CHAIR

karim@dickie.org.nz

A presentation by Emeritus Professor Roberto Rabel, Professorial Fellow, Centre for Strategic Studies.

About this event

Emeritus Professor Roberto Rabel is a Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Strategic Studies. He has been affiliated to the Centre since retiring from his management role as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International Engagement) at Victoria University of Wellington in 2016 after 10 years overseeing the University’s internationalisation strategies and activities. From 2009 to 2021 he served as the National Vice-President of the NZIIA.

He holds a BA Honours degree in History and International Politics from Victoria University of Wellington and a PhD in History from Duke University, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar.  

From 1986 to 2006, Professor Rabel taught in the History Department and then held management roles at the University of Otago. His publications include an official history, New Zealand and the Vietnam War: Politics and Diplomacy (2005).   Professor Rabel holds a Gold Cross of Merit and a “Bene Merito” award for services to Poland abroad from the Polish Government as well as an award “For the Advancement of Vietnam’s Education Cause” from the Vietnamese Government. 

Earlier this year he was visiting Professor at the University in Warsaw

COVID-19 Orange setting

At the orange traffic light setting, all attendees are required to wear a face mask at Victoria University of Wellington's Pipitea campus, including in the lecture theatre. Please maintain a physical distance of 1 metre from others. If you are unwell, please stay at home.

Please note, Old Government Building, Lecture Theatre 2 (GBLT2) has wheelchair access.

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