2020 Des Ball Chair Public Lecture — Professor Bruce Jentleson

SDSC Des Ball Chair Public Lecture

Wednesday 11 March 2020, 5.30 – 7.00PM

“American Foreign Policy and the 2020 Presidential Election”

Professor Bruce W. Jentleson Duke University

2020 Des Ball Chair, ANU

In conversation: Are we heading towards a strategic crisis over Taiwan?

Video recording of the panel discussion at National Press Club.

As the world nervously watches Hong Kong’s unravelling, a far bigger crisis is brewing only a few hundred kilometres away on the island of Taiwan.

Thinking the Unthinkable: Could Australia ever contemplate nuclear weapons?

John Gee Memorial Lecture

Professor Hugh White’s latest book How to Defend Australia has raised some challenging questions. One of them is whether there could be circumstances under which Australia might in future think about getting nuclear weapons. This clearly raises many grave issues - above all strategic and moral issues. In this 2019 John Gee Memorial Lecture, Professor White explores these questions further, in the light of the debate which his book has provoked.

Book Launch: Geopolitics and the Western Pacific

Join us for the launch of Geopolitics and the Western Pacific: China, Japan and the US by author Dr Leszek Buszynski.

Professor Michael Wesley, Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific will launch the book.

Australia 360 – exploring the big issues that confront us

Young leaders and professionals gathered with leading researchers, thinkers and practitioners in the majestic Gandel Hall at the National Gallery of Australia on Wed 21 August to take a closer look at the big issues and trends shaping the world around us.

Book Launch by the Governor-General - National Versus Human Security: Australian and Canadian Military Interventions

Join us for the launch of National Versus Human Security  Australian and Canadian Military Interventions by author Dr Gregory MacCallion.

Whatever the security question, the answer is a National Security Strategy

In this Centre of Gravity Series, Jim Molan examines why the current uncertain strategic environment should be of utmost importance to Australia.

Women scholars in Strategic Studies: A career reception for future leaders

Hear six accomplished women International Security scholars share their advice and insights on the upsides, downsides and challenges of being women in international strategic studies.


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