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30/May Tuesday
Location: Sydney

North Korea in crisis (again): Is it really different this time?

North Korea is moving closer to its cherished strategic goal: the possession of a functioning nuclear missile capable of hitting the United States. The regime’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests have gathered pace, creating a momentum which US and regional policy makers are struggling to control
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
31/May Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Eradicating modern slavery: tackling the great human rights issue of our time, with Kevin Hyland OBE, Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner

Mr Hyland is the United Kingdom’s first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner. The Commissioner’s role is to lead the UK’s efforts to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking. Mr Hyland will address the Lowy Institute on what is one of the most significant global human rights issues of the
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:00
9/Jun Friday
Location: Sydney

Understanding the UK election

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap election – the first early election in the UK since 1974. Opinion polls indicate her Conservative government is in for a thumping victory, but in an era of voter volatility, is this an unnecessary gamble? Or will May get the mandate she
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
13/Jun Tuesday
Location: Sydney

2017 Owen Harries Lecture - American strategy in the Asia Pacific: President Trump and beyond with Jake Sullivan

As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton led one of the Obama Administration’s signature foreign policy initiatives, the ‘pivot’ to Asia. On 13 June, hear from Hillary Clinton’s closest foreign policy confidant, Jake Sullivan, about what motivated the pivot and what US Asia policy will look
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:00
15/Jun Thursday
Location: Melbourne

American foreign policy in an age of populism with Jake Sullivan

US President Donald Trump dismisses decades-old alliances; the UK turns its back on a European project that brought peace and prosperity to a war-wracked continent; President Duterte overturns Filipino foreign policy to adopt a pro-Beijing line. Populist political forces are on the rise in some of
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:15 - End: 19:15
19/Jun Monday
Location: Canberra

In conversation with Jake Sullivan

Jake Sullivan, former senior foreign policy adviser to Hillary Clinton, describes the post-World War II order as “like the Parthenon” - with columns that included the United Nations, NATO, and the various Bretton Woods institutions. Now, in the age of Trump, Brexit, and China’s rise, we are&
Location: Canberra
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:00
28/Jun Wednesday
Location: Melbourne

Thailand's triple threat: Culture, politics, and security

Following the passing of King Rama IX, Thailand is going through a period of significant political and social upheaval. Join us for a panel discussion on how Thailand will fare with its ‘triple threat’ of a royal transition, the entrenchment of military rule, and the potential escalation of
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:15 - End: 19:15

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