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21/Aug Wednesday
Location: Canberra

China, Russia, and global order

The world is undergoing an extraordinary transformation. The liberal order is in crisis, and the very idea of a rules-based international system is being undermined on many fronts. China and Russia, and their strategic partnership, are widely blamed for this state of anarchy. But is their
Location: Canberra
Start: 18:30 - End: 20:00
22/Aug Thursday
Location: Sydney

A new neighbour? Bougainville votes on independence

It is two decades since a bloody secessionist conflict on Bougainville was settled – first in a truce, and then in a peace agreement that deferred the question of the region’s future political status. In 2019, that question will be answered when the people of Bougainville vote on whether to
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
22/Aug Thursday
Location: Mebourne

Russia and the Asia-Pacific: Once more with feeling

Effective engagement with the Asia-Pacific holds the key to Russia’s prospects in the 21st century world. Yet it is unclear how far Moscow is ready to move away from its traditional focus on the West. Bobo Lo assesses the commitment, and chances of success, of the Kremlin’s latest effort to
Location: Mebourne
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:15
23/Aug Friday
Location: Sydney

New World Orders: The Rise of China in Historical Perspective

Join us for a discussion with esteemed archaeologist and historian Professor Ian Morris on the forces that drove the rise of the West to global dominance in the 16th–19th centuries and those that now propel China. The Lowy Institute’s Sam Roggeveen will chair this conversation on the patterns of
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
27/Aug Tuesday
Location: Sydney

Putin’s Russia: Between East and West

In this wide-ranging conversation, Bobo Lo and Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Fullilove discuss key themes in Russian domestic and foreign policy, including the stability of the Putin regime, the issue of political succession, and Moscow’s growing activism in the Asia-Pacific region.
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
2/Sep Monday
Location: Sydney

Solving the mystery of Kim Jong-un

Anna Fifield, a long-time foreign correspondent, is one of the most knowledgeable journalists writing about North Korea, a nation that has largely walled itself off to outsiders. In her new book, The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un, she draws on her dozen-plus trips to the
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
2/Sep Monday
Location: Sydney

Police “license to operate” in the Digital Age – a UK perspective

Modern technologies offer enormous opportunities for police and for criminals. Most crimes have a digital element. Rapid technological advances have led to new tools such as facial recognition, camera-equipped drones, and fingerprint scanners. These advances provide enormous amounts of data to be
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 19:00
4/Sep Wednesday
Location: Sydney

An address by ASIO Director-General Duncan Lewis

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) is charged with protecting Australia and its citizens from terrorism, foreign interference, espionage, sabotage, and politically motivated violence.Join us for a public address by ASIO Director-General Duncan Lewis at the Lowy Institute
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 19:00
9/Sep Monday
Location: Sydney

ANU Indonesia Update, Sydney edition

Indonesian President Joko Widodo was decisively re-elected in April but his second, and final, term in office looks set to be anything but plain sailing. The election revealed deep divides in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation, with politics polarised along religious lines. The
Location: Sydney
Start: 09:15 - End: 12:15
3/Oct Thursday
Location: Sydney

2019 Lowy Lecture, Prime Minister Scott Morrison

The Lowy Institute is delighted to invite you to the 2019 Lowy Lecture, to be delivered by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.The Hon Scott Morrison MP was sworn in as the 30th Prime Minister of Australia on 24 August 2018. Since the re-election of his government in May, the Prime Minister has
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 22:00

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