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  • The Australian Army has operated as an expeditionary continental army for most of its history. However, the 2016 Defence White Paper reflects an affirmation of strategic policy that positions Australia’s security within the maritime environment of the Indo-Pacific region. Does this mark a turning...
    Tuesday, 4 October 2016 -
    12:45pm to 1:45pm
  • The G20 is the premier forum for international economic cooperation. It gained prominence when the leaders of G20 countries came together to shape the international response to the 2008 global financial crisis. However, the G20 has been criticised in recent times, and the 2016 G20 Summit in...
    Thursday, 6 October 2016 -
    5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • The Lowy Institute invites you to join us for a conversation with our 2016 Distinguished European Fellow, Jean-David Levitte. Please join us at the National Press Club for a French perspective on the world, hosted by Lowy Institute senior researcher Sam Roggeveen and with questions invited from the...
    Monday, 10 October 2016 -
    6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • “On the global chessboard, we can no longer attempt to predict the future - whether of nations or of the international system - on the basis of past or present trends…We are living in a period of disruptions and discontinuity that is far from ending and is increasingly out of control.” Jean-David...
    Thursday, 13 October 2016 -
    12:45pm to 1:45pm
  • Almost two decades have passed since the Hong Kong handover ceremony and much has changed for the now self-governing special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China. Join us for a special Lowy Institute in conversation with Anson Chan, former Chief Secretary of the Hong Kong...
    Friday, 14 October 2016 -
    12:45pm to 1:45pm
  • Against the background of growing public discussion in Australia over the nature of our relationship with China, Lowy Institute Executive Director, Dr Michael Fullilove, will chair a panel of Lowy Institute experts to explore the future of Australia-China ties. East Asia Program Director Dr...
    Monday, 17 October 2016 -
    12:45pm to 1:45pm
  • As we transition towards a progressively more knowledge-intensive economy, IP arrangements will become increasingly important. Yet they have never received the attention they deserve from economists or policymakers. Join us for a lecture by prominent economic commentator Nicholas Gruen on how IP...
    Wednesday, 19 October 2016 -
    6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Join us for an important lecture by The Hon Michael Keenan MP, Minister for Justice and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Counter-Terrorism on the evolving terrorist threat to Australia. Mr Keenan’s role within the government is to lead the Commonwealth’s efforts to counter violent...
    Wednesday, 26 October 2016 -
    12:45pm to 1:45pm