Past events

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13
Feb
2017

The Australian Way of War: strategic culture, alliances and the use of force in the antipodes

Associate Professor Peter J. Dean

The concepts of strategic culture and the notion of a national ‘way of war’ are both widely used and hotly debated in strategic studies. However, very few studies have concentrated on defining...

31
Jan
2017

Global Go To Think Tank Index Launch

Various speakers

The Australian Institute of International Affairs Institute for Economics and Peace, National Security College ANU and the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre ANU

are pleased to invite...

Australian War Memorial - AWM058781_https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/058781/
13
Dec
2016

Be cunning, ruthless, and audacious: Australia’s independent companies and commando squadrons in the Pacific war

Dr Karl James, Australian War Memorial

In 1940 the British Army formed commando units to raid, conduct sabotage, and gather information in German-occupied Europe. A small British military mission was sent to Australia, and the first of...

Flickr: U.S Pacific Fleet, Waters near Okinawa (June 7, 2014)
01
Dec
2016

Beyond the ‘arms race’: Explaining the modernization of naval and associated air capabilities in the Asia-Pacific (2001-2016)

Sheryn Lee

This thesis addresses the question whether it is possible to construct a generic explanation for the current modernization of many armed forces in the Asia-Pacific, specifically in the naval...

US CDA map
28
Nov
2016

Reliability and Interdependence in America’s Asian Alliance System

Iain Henry

Are alliance commitments interdependent? Do events in one alliance relationship affect other alliances and if so, how? For America’s bilateral alliances in Asia, policymakers and academics have...

28
Nov
2016

Postgraduate Information Evening

Coral Bell School of Asia Pacifc Affairs

Hear from world leading experts in the diplomacy, international relations, strategy and defence, and find out which postgraduate program best suits your career aspirations and interests.

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Image: Flickr - White House, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Manilla 2015
23
Nov
2016

Book Launch of "Australia's American Alliance"

Launched by: Dennis Richardson AO, Secretary of the Department of Defence

Australia’s American Alliance

The Australia-United States Alliance has been critical to Australian foreign and defence policy since the ANZUS Treaty was signed in 1951. For 63 years...

Professor Des Ball
22
Nov
2016

Memorial service for Professor Des Ball AO

Various

Professor Brian Schmidt, Vice-Chancellor and Professor The Hon Gareth Evans, Chancellor, invite the community to celebrate the life and work of brilliant researcher, analyst, writer and educator,...

Donald Trump
18
Nov
2016

Panel discussion: Security in the age of Trump

See list of speakers in the event description

Following his astonishing win in the US Presidential election, commentary on security under Donald Trump is already breaking into two camps. Some believe the realities of office will force him to...

U.S. President Barack Obama and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard leave the stage after speaking to honor 60 years of the U.S.-Australian alliance in Darwin, Australia, Nov. 17, 2011
16
Nov
2016

Launch of Security Challenges Special Edition: “Five Years Since The Pivot"

Respected strategic affairs commentator Graeme Dobell

In November 2011 President Barack Obama addressed the Australian Parliament and proclaimed he had ‘made a deliberate and strategic decision…the United States will play a larger and long-term...

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