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  • 2017 Taiwan Fellowship Programme open for applications

    The Taiwan Fellowship Programme is established and funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to award foreign experts and scholars who are interested in researches in the fields related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, mainland China,...

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  • AIIA welcomes new Director of Communications Annabel McGilvray

    The AIIA would like to thank outgoing Director of Communications Fleur Romano. Fleur has been a fantastic member of the AIIA team, contributing a remarkable amount to the AIIA through social outreach and her stewardship of the Australian...

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  • The Brain Game – Australia 2020

    Among many things, Professor John Hearn is executive director of the Worldwide Universities Network and chair of the Australia Africa Network. He has been deputy vice chancellor for Research at ANU and for International Affairs at the University...

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  • Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War

    The publisher of the AIIA's Australian Journal of International Affairs, Taylor & Francis, has recently launched an exciting new resource which may be of interest to AIIA members. The collection is now available for institutional...

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  • Forum on Ministers for Foreign Affairs, 1972-83

    On 19 May the Australian Institute of International Affairs brought together prominent scholars and former foreign policy officials to discuss Australia’s foreign policy making from 1972-83. The forum was the third in a series commemorating...

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  • French Submarines

    Before a lively crowd at Glover Cottages on 17 May, I engaged Dr Andrew Davies, Director of ASPI's Defence and Strategy Program, in a discussion on submarines. Why do we need them, why French, and why twelve? He said submarines remained an...

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  • Ted’s Millennium

    At Glover Cottages on 10 May, around 90 former colleagues and friends celebrated the life and literary talent of the late Ted Pocock AM. During his extensive diplomatic career, Ted had among other things been Australian ambassador to the...

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  • Vietnam Today

    On 5 May the Institute conducted an informal discussion of Vietnam as part of the groundwork for the Institute’s planned tour of Vietnam in October. The president, Richard Broinowski (a former ambassador to Vietnam), outlined Vietnam’s...

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  • AIIA for WA bursary recipients

    After working through a record number of applications, the judging panel and the Bursary sub-Committee are proud to announce the two recipients of the 2016 AIIA WA Bursary for Studies in Asia as... James Panarettos and Maija Ala-Kauhalouma....

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  • AIIA for WA 70th anniversary lecture

    This year marks 70 years since the AIIA was formed in Western Australia by Professor Fred Alexander, initially out of the UWA campus. Since 1946, the AIIA WA has expanded significantly; from an organisation with a handful of foundation...

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