Selected Talks
Southeast Asianist: Struggle for Analytical Precision | ANU Southeast Asia Institute |
20 March 2023
In this exclusive video interview for the Southeast Asianists: Scholarly Profiles limited series, Evelyn discusses her key works and evolution as a Southeast Asian specialist, including her thinking process and struggles with analysis and conceptualisation of complex empirical realities.

Nixon's opening to China in 1972 | ABC Radio National | 26 February 2022

On the 50th anniversary of U.S. President Richard Nixon's historic opening to the People's Republic of China in February 1972, Evelyn reflects on the circumstances of this radical change in Sino-American policies for the ABC Radio program 'Between the Lines'. For her written analysis of the lessons for 'Changing China Policy' today, see this op-ed

Living with China’s Resurgence in East Asia | Australian Centre on China in the World |

28 April 2022

In this lecture, Evelyn adopts insights from political ethnography to argue for an approach that privileges East Asian points of view and local/regional socio-political contexts to understand regional responses to a powerful China.

Evelyn Goh: Scholar in International Security | ANU Coral Bell School | 29 May 2019

In this talk, introduced by Dr Amy King, Evelyn discusses her experience as a woman scholar of international security. She unpacks the assumptions and challenges surrounding gender in international security scholarship and this academic career path.

East Asia's Non Great Powers: strategies for dealing with China's rise | London School of Economics | 21 October 2021

In this second of a series of lectures on Strategy: New Voices, Evelyn looks at the strategies of East Asia’s non-great powers for dealing with the rise of China.

Competing strategic imaginaries in Asia | ANU Coral Bell School | 21 July 2021

In this lecture, Evelyn analyses the three main competing strategic imaginaries of Asia today: the ‘Asia-Pacific’; a revived 'Greater Asia' made possible by China's resurgence; and the ‘Indo-Pacific’ visions. All three will persist for the foreseeable future, and will affect how international actors deal with Asia.