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  • Cyber Policy in China

    Despite horrendous conditions, a decent audience braved the weather on Tuesday evening, 21 April, to hear Dr Greg Austin, visiting professor at UNSW (Canberra)'s Australian Centre for Cyber Security, talk at Glover Cottages about China's cyber...

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  • AIIA Hosts Roundtable Dialogue with the Chinese Association for International Understanding

    AIIA Hosts Roundtable Dialogue with the Chinese Association for International Understanding

    On Wednesday 15 April the AIIA National Office and ACT Branch jointly hosted a roundtable dialogue with the Chinese Association for International Understanding (CAFIU).  The roundtable sought to gain an informed perspective on recent Chinese...

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  • Prospects and perceptions of new Chinese investors in the Pacific

    On Tuesday 14th April Dr Graeme Smith of the ANU spoke to the AIIA on the topic “Prospects and perceptions of new Chinese investors in the Pacific”. From the 19th century onwards, when Chinese labourers were brought into the South Pacific by...

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  • IPCS Nuclear Threat Initiative Fellowships 2015 – Call for Applications

    The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, with the support of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), is now inviting applications for three fellowships in 2015: Nuclear Deterrence Nuclear Disarmament Nuclear Security The Fellowships...

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  • Has traditional art survived the economic transformation of China?

    On 31 March Edmund Capon, former director of the Art Gallery of NSW, addressed a lively audience at Glover Cottages on transformations in China. He recalled that in living memory everyone had worn the same clothes and ridden bicycles. Since then...

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  • Private Roundtable Discussion on Indonesia with the Hon. Tanya Plibersek MP

    On March 30 at Glover Cottage in Sydney the AIIA conducted a private roundtable discussion on Indonesia with the Hon. Tanya Plibersek MP. The topics covered by a small panel of diplomacy, defence and policy experts were Asia's regional...

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  • Asia No Pacífico

    The blog post, ‘Asia No Pacífico’ by AIIA National Executive Director Melissa Conley Tyler and AIIA National Office researcher Victor Ferguson, argues that analysing Asia Pacific security through the lens of China-US power rivalry fails to take...

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  • UN Security Council: was it worth it?

    Australia's Ambassador to the United Nations, Gary Quinlan, completed a distinguished two year term as Australia's representative on the UN Security Council at the end of December 2014. A capacity crowd listened to his reflections at Glover...

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  • Indian Foreign Policy under Modi: A Shift in Approach?

    On 17 March at Glover Cottages, Dr Lavina Lee, a lecturer in the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations at Macquarie University, explored prime minister Modi's possible foreign policy objectives and options. Modi had...

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  • UNAA World Environment Day Awards 2014: Call for Nominations

    Nominations for the 2014 United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards are now open nationally. Businesses, local governments, community organisations, individuals, schools and the media are invited to nominate in the...

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