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  • 15 Nov 2019 12:30

    Ayodhya verdict and unruly consequences

    India’s Supreme Court has delivered a ruling that will embolden the Hindu right and challenge the country’s secularism.

  • 15 Nov 2019 10:00

    Autocrats Anonymous

    A White House confessional reveals Donald Trump incapable of change – a kind of Marvel superhero, but less interesting.

  • 15 Nov 2019 06:00

    Book Review: The original corporate raiders

    Historian William Dalrymple looks at how a small trading company in London became a mighty army and conquered India.

Events

Upcoming Events
18/Nov Monday
Location: Melbourne

Aus-PNG Network Melbourne Social Evening: Lowy Institute at NGV

The Aus-PNG Network is pleased to invite you to join us at the National Gallery of Victoria for this network social evening. Enjoy a drink and a bite to eat with other people interested in the PNG-Australia relationship. We’ll be highlighting new connections between high schools in PNG and
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:15 - End: 20:00
20/Nov Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Australia as a low-carbon superpower: In conversation with Dr Ross Garnaut

“The fog of Australian politics on climate change has obscured a fateful reality: Australia has the potential to be an economic superpower of the future post-carbon world,” argues Dr Ross Garnaut in his new book Superpower: Australia’s low-carbon opportunity. Join us for a conversation
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
21/Nov Thursday
Location: Sydney

Typology of Terror – An analysis of Australia’s Islamic State jihadis

Since 2012 several hundred Australians have travelled to Syria and Iraq to undertake jihad with Islamic State, al-Qaeda or other radical Islamist groups. Dozens more supported them financially or in the planning of attacks. There are many preconceptions about the types of people in Australia
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
26/Nov Tuesday
Location: Barton

How did Brexit happen, and could it happen here? (Canberra)

The Lowy Institute’s Sam Roggeveen has written a provocative new book, Our Very Own Brexit, arguing that the political conditions which created Brexit also exist in Australia. But forget what you have read about populism and the rise of right-wing xenophobia. What Australia has in common with
Location: Barton
Start: 18:15 - End: 19:15
27/Nov Wednesday
Location: Sydney

The disinformation age: Can democracy survive social media?

Hyperpartisan and foreign-state sponsored disinformation targeted at voters through social media is undermining democracy and interfering with elections from the US to India, from Indonesia to Taiwan. Authoritarian adversaries, partisan domestic actors, and weak democratic governments are using the
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:00
28/Nov Thursday
Location: Sydney

An address on China by Tony Abbott

Australia faces no more difficult international challenge than managing its relationship with the People’s Republic of China, our largest trading partner and a peer competitor of our great ally the United States.Join us for an address on China by former prime minister Tony Abbott, followed by a Q&
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
10/Dec Tuesday
Location: Sydney

Taiwan’s 2020 Elections

The elections in Taiwan in January promise to be one of the region’s most consequential polls in recent decades. With Beijing increasingly vocal about using force to unify the island with China, voters face a choice between a president determined to resist Beijing and an opponent struggling to
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:00

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