• What on earth has gone wrong in Turkey?

    Professor Greg Barton is a leading Australian scholar on Islam and its role as both a constructive and destructive force. He has a deep commitment to building understanding in Australia of Islam and Muslim society. Accompanied by one of Sydney's...

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  • AIIA at Global Think Tank Summit

    AIIA at Global Think Tank Summit

    The AIIA was represented at the Global Think Tank Summit in Yokohama 1-3 May, organised by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the University of Pennsylvania (TTCSP), and the Asian...

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  • 2017 AIIA National Conference – Registrations Open!

    2017 AIIA National Conference – Registrations Open!

    The AIIA’s National Conference is Australia’s premier event on Australian foreign policy. The 2017 National Conference will bring together some of Australia’s leading international affairs experts to address the theme Foreign Policy in an...

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  • The ANZAC tradition: honest history?

    At Glover Cottages on 2 May, the first Tuesday after ANZAC Day, a timely book edited by Dr David Stephens and Dr Alison Broinowski was on show. The Honest History Book includes twenty essays by prominent Australian historians, and it is intended...

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  • AIIA Briefing Forum With Senator The Hon Penny Wong

    The AIIA held a briefing forum for Senator the Hon Penny Wong ahead of her travel to China and India. Chaired by Professor Professor Nick Bisley, Editor-in-Chief of the Australian Journal of International Affairs, the session brought together...

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  • The State of Europe

    On Wednesday evening, 26 April, our immediate past-president, Colin Chapman, addressed a somewhat weary post-ANZAC Day crowd at Glover Cottages on the future of Europe. Not to be too dramatic about it, Colin thinks that the future of France -...

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  • Navigating the New International Disorder

    At Glover Cottages on Tuesday 11 April, we hosted the NSW launch of Navigating the New International Disorder - Australia in World Affairs 2011-2015 (OUP/AIIA 2017). This is the twelfth edition of the Institute's Australia in World Affairs, a...

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  • Vale Euan Crone

    Vale Euan Crone

    We are deeply saddened by the death on 8th April 2017 of one of the Institute’s great benefactors, Euan John Dalrymple Crone. A long-term member of AIIA Victoria, and a recent appointee to the Council at the 2016 AGM, Euan supported the...

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  • Michael Kirby AC CMG FAIIA – Human Rights in North Korea

    At Glover Cottages on Tuesday 4 April 2017, our distinguished guest, Michael Kirby, former judge of the High Court, discussed the current situation in North Korea as far as he could decipher it. In his earlier address to the Institute on 10...

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