Past events

08
Oct
2018

Australia’s maritime frontier conflicts, 1802-1918

Dr Craig Wilcox

There’s a blind spot in our vision of Australian frontier conflict, and it has been more than fifty years since John M.R. Young observed that early British lodgements in eastern Australia had two...

Indo-Pacific region
02
Oct
2018

WIIS: Shaping Australia’s Role in Indo-Pacific Security in the Next Decade

Frances Adamson

Frances Adamson has led the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as Secretary since 25 August 2016. From 2011 to 2015, Ms Adamson was Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China...

27
Sep
2018

Why Australia Needs a Radically New Defence Policy

Paul Dibb, Dr Richard Brabin-Smith AO, Brendan Sargeant & Dr Toni Erskine

Australia faces a potentially dangerous strategic outlook, which requires radical changes to the country’s defence policy. For the first time since the Second World War, there is now the prospect...

24
Sep
2018

The Tokyo Tribunal — 70th Anniversary of the Judgment on Japan’s War Leaders

Professor Robert Cribb, Dr Kirsten Sellars, Professor Neil Boister, Professor John Blaxland

At the post-war Tokyo Tribunal, the Allied powers charged Japanese leaders with waging aggressive war and committing war crimes against prisoners-ofwar and civilians. This trial, presided over by...

cybersecurity
28
Aug
2018

Death of Huawei's 5G bid: Technological Entanglement & Information Security

Sarah Logan - UNSW; Tom Uren - ASPI; Prof Roger Bradbury - National Security College, ANU.

The Australian Government has just effectively banned Huawei from participating in the building of the country’s next-generation 5G mobile network.

A joint media release by the...

Rwanda blue helmet soldiers
13
Aug
2018

The Kibeho Massacre, 1995 – what happened and why?

Jean Bou, Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

In April 1995, elements of the Rwandan People’s Army, while closing a large internally displaced person’s camp at Kibeho in south-west Rwanda, opened fire on its inhabitants. The United Nations...

25
Jun
2018

SDSC War Studies Seminar: An Australian Band of Brothers

Dr Mark Johnston

In his most recent book, An Australian Band of Brothers, Dr Mark Johnston tells the story of Don Company of the 2/43rd Australian Infantry Battalion – part of the 9th Division, which sustained...

tanaka portrait, kim jong un and moon jae in hugging
14
Jun
2018

Security in Northeast Asia: Looking forward to the next two decades

Hitoshi Tanaka

Northeast Asia is the most dynamic economic region of the world and one of its most geopolitically sensitive and troubled. The recent breakthroughs of the inter-Korean summits and (putative at the...

12
Jun
2018

Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the Threat from the Soviet Union in the Cold War and Russia Today

Dennis Richardson, AO; Michael Wesley, Dean of the College of Asia and the Pacific, Paul Dibb, AM

Paul Dibb’s book is a unique Cold War memoir that gives insights into how Australia saw the threat from the Soviet Union in terms of both national intelligence assessments and ASIO’s operations...

Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in, and Kim Jong Un
30
Apr
2018

Unravelling the Inter-Korean Summit

Jong-Sung You, Lauren Richardson, Min-hyoung Park

LIVESTREAMED from 3.45pm Mon 30th April

If you missed out on a ticket to this sold out event, don’t worry, you can watch it on Facebook Live - livestreamed on our ANU Coral Bell School...

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