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  • The end of pacifist Japan?

    On Tuesday 23 August our guest at Glover Cottages was Walter Hamilton, for 11 years the ABC's North East Asia correspondent in Tokyo. Just returned there, where he had observed recent elections, Walter was in conversation with AIIA NSW president...

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  • Future 21 Conference

    Explore the pressing challenges for Australia in the 21st century at Future 21, Young Australians in International Affairs' inaugural national conference. Alongside some of Australia's leading policy thinkers and practitioners, join the next...

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  • South Africa

    Our guest speakers at Glover Cottages on 16 August were Judy Sandison, an award-winning South African broadcast journalist, and Adam McCarthy, Australian High Commissioner to South Africa. Taking as their theme 'South Africa and its Media -...

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  • International Crime

    Dr James Cockayne is a strategist, international lawyer and author, currently head of a global think tank created by the UN General Assembly. On Tuesday 9 August he addressed an attentive audience at Glover Cottages on international strategies...

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  • AIIA-KF Korea-Oceania Next Generation Policy Experts Network Seoul Study Tour 2016

    The AIIA in partnership with the Korea Foundation co-organised an invitation-only study tour to Seoul from 24 July – 30 July for a group of up and coming Australian academics and young professionals in international affairs. The Australian...

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  • Rio Olympics

    Our speaker at Glover Cottages on Tuesday 2 August was Dr Jorge Knijnik, a senior lecturer at the University of Western Sydney.  A Brazilian, Jorge has undertaken extensive research and field experience on urban slums in his home country and has...

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  • AIIA represented at Think 20 Summit in Beijing, China

    The AIIA was represented at the Think 20 (T20) Summit in Beijing over the weekend, as part of the G20 program. The T20 brings together representatives from leading think tanks around the world to engage in discussion and provide input into...

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  • Call for Europa Visiting Fellowship Applications

    The Europa Visiting Fellowship Program is an initiative by the ANU Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) which will run from 1 September 2016 to 31 March 2017. The program is part of the Centre’s mission to promote research, education and...

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  • BREXIT

    The British vote to leave the EU has caused a major upheaval across Europe. Immediate past president of AIIA NSW, Colin Chapman, was in London during the vote, and had some pertinent observations to make at Glover Cottages on Tuesday 26...

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  • Chinese-Australian Relations – a Perspective from Guangdong

    On Monday afternoon, 18 July, a Chinese delegation came to Glover Cottages to discuss current developments in Chinese-Australian relations. They were Vice Chancellor He Chuantian of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Professor Zhao Longyue...

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