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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
11/Sep Wednesday
Location: Sydney

The Globotics Upheaval: Globalization, Robotics, and the Future of Work

The last wave of globalisation delivered enormous economic benefits. But the massive social disruption and displacement fell disproportionately on less-skilled workers, helping to spawn the current populist revolt. The next wave of globalisation, however, might prove different, as emerging
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
11/Sep Wednesday
Location: Sydney

US-China rivalry: Global strategic consequences

Intensifying strategic competition between the US and China is having ramifications around the globe. The risk of military conflict is growing in the South China Sea and the Taiwan Strait. Global economic growth is slowing, and supply chains are shifting. China and Russia are forging closer ties in
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 19:00
18/Sep Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Risks and opportunities for world trade

The global rules-based trading system is under unprecedented pressure. Economic conflict between the United States and China shows no end in sight. Meanwhile the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is under intense pressure. Since its celebrated creation more than two decades ago, the WTO has
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 19:00
18/Sep Wednesday
Location: Melbourne

Australian public opinion at a time of global uncertainty: Lowy Institute at NGV (Melbourne)

Australia finds itself in an increasingly precarious position. The relationship between Australia’s traditional ally, the United States, and its largest trading partner, China, continues its precipitous decline. Four out of Australia’s top five trading partners are embroiled in trade wars, and a
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:15
19/Sep Thursday
Location: Sydney

Mapping aid and influence in the Pacific Islands

The Pacific Islands region has vaulted back to the centre of Australian foreign policy thinking. Prime Minister Morrison has positioned Australia’s “step up” in the region as his signature foreign-policy initiative. Other governments have responded with their own “redial”, “pivot”, “
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 19:00
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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