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  • Join us for a conversation with one of America’s leading foreign policy thinkers, James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President and Director of Studies at the US Council on Foreign Relations, on the future of US leadership in the world. The conversation will address US leadership challenges in Europe,...
    Tuesday, 21 July 2015 - 12:45pm to 1:45pm
  • The Lowy Institute is pleased to invite you to the launch of Condemned to Crisis? by Ken Ward, a new Lowy Institute Paper, published by Penguin Australia. It is often said that no country is more important to Australia than Indonesia. Yet the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran is just...
    Wednesday, 22 July 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • According to this year’s Lowy Institute Poll, Australians feel less safe and less optimistic about their prosperity than at any time in the Lowy Institute’s 11-year history of polling. Join veteran political journalists Chris Uhlmann and Rowan Callick, together with the Lowy Institute’s Research...
    Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • After Obama: What's Next for US Foreign Policy Join us on Tuesday 4 August, for a conversation with one of America’s most insightful observers of international affairs, David Rothkopf. David will be speaking with the Lowy Institute’s Executive Director Dr Michael Fullilove on the future of US...
    Tuesday, 4 August 2015 - 12:45pm to 1:45pm
  • Details to come. Mr Varghese took up his position as Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 3 December 2012. Prior to this appointment, Mr Varghese was Australia’s High Commissioner to India from 2009 to 2012. Between 2004 and 2009, he was Director-General of the Office of...
    Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • This year's Lowy Lecture will be delivered by General (Ret.) David Petraeus AO. General Petraeus is one of the most outstanding US generals of recent times. He commanded coalition forces in both Afghanistan and Iraq with great success. He also served as the Director of the Central Intelligence...
    Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm