Past events

16
Mar
2015

Keeping secrets? Lessons from history on intelligence in the age of ISIS

Professor Keith Jeffery

'Keeping secrets? Lessons from history on the challenges facing intelligence organisations in the age of IS'

In this lecture Professor Keith Jeffery will reflect on the...

05
Mar
2015

Stemming the nuclear tide: The nuclear nonproliferation treaty at 45

Rose Gottemoeller (Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, US Department of State)

Presented by the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre  

In a world brimming with instability and chaos, nuclear arms control...

10
Feb
2015
09
Dec
2014

War Studies Seminar: The battle for Ap Bac, South Vietnam - and why it is still relevant.

Visiting Professor Clive Williams MG

Presenter: Visiting Professor Clive Williams MG

Abstract:

The battle for Ap Bac in South Vietnam in January 1963 led eventually to a substantial...

20
Nov
2014

Defence Diplomacy: Is the game worth the candle?

Associate Professor Brendan Taylor, Dr John Blaxland, Professor Nick Bisley, Lieutenant General (Ret.) Peter Leahy

Few Defence topics have been as...

19
Nov
2014

Fresh from the lab: What the latest techniques can tell us about how Australians view our major foreign policy challenges

Dr Charles Miller

Abstract: The 2008 US Presidential Election introduced the general public to many of the innovative techniques which political scientists and others have developed to analyse survey...

11
Nov
2014

Escalation in the East China Sea: A Political and Military Possibility

Professor Robert Ayson and Emeritus Professor Des Ball

Even if the leaders of China and Japan can lessen the significant political tensions between North Asia's two biggest powers, the East China Sea dispute could still spark a bilateral...

15
Oct
2014

Not Sleepwalking: The origins of the First World War Revisited

Professor Gary Sheffield, University of Wolverhampton

Abstract: After many years of broad consensus among serious historians, the origins of the First World War are once again fiercely contested. In this lecture Professor Gary Sheffield...

20
Sep
2014

INTERFET: Reflections on the 1999 East Timor Crisis

Admiral Chris Barrie

Following the vote in favour of self-determination in 1999 chaos engulfed East Timor. Dozens of buildings burned, thousands of people were displaced from their homes and some were injured or...

04
Sep
2014

2014 John Gee Memorial Lecture: weapons of mass destruction and the US rebalance to Asia

Christopher R Hill

Chaired by:  Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA, Chancellor of The Australian National University

Lecture Title: weapons of mass destruction and the US...

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