Friday 10 Jul 2020 | 15:45 | SYDNEY
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In accordance with government social-distancing policies relating to COVID-19, the Lowy Institute has suspended its public events program. The Institute has transitioned to a program of online events, The Long-Distance Lowy Institute. This program includes live-stream events and more digital content.

You can view records of our live-streamed events on our Multimedia page or listen to the audio on Soundcloud.

The Lowy Institute has also launched two new podcasts. COVIDcast is a weekly podcast that looks at the global impacts of the coronavirus. You can listen to all episodes here. The Director’s Chair is a new fortnightly podcast in which Lowy Institute Executive Director Dr Michael Fullilove interviews political leaders and commentators in Australia and abroad. You can listen here.

Upcoming Events
15/Jul Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Aus-PNG Network Live: What next in the PNG-Australia relationship?

So close, but so far apart: only a few kilometres separate Papua New Guinea and Australia at the Torres Strait – but the coronavirus pandemic has made that close geography seem a world away. Travel between the two countries requires a substantial amount of time in quarantine and that has put
Location: Sydney
Start: 11:00 - End: 12:00
15/Jul Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Live online event: China's economy after COVID

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, China is facing a sustained economic downturn for the first time in decades, a development with profound implications not just for Australia, but for global growth. Two eminent Chinese economists, Xu Xiaonian of the China Europe International
Location: Sydney
Start: 13:00 - End: 14:00

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