The rise of Western populism - how it affects efforts to counter Islamist extremismAIIA Qld International Relations Trivia Night 2017 The Battle for the Soul of South East AsiaSecurity and the American alliance: A contrarian view

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  • Charlie pix

    The rise of Western populism - how it affects efforts to counter Islamist extremism

    Date Tue, 28 Mar 2017
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main St, Kangaroo Point

    Presented by Halim Rane, BHSc, M Arts, PhD

    Dr Rane is Associate Professor, School of Humanities at Griffith University. His research expertise includes political Islam, the Israel-Palestine conflict, media framing of Muslims, and contextualisation and higher objectives (maqasid) in Islamic thought. His current teaching areas are Islam in the modern world; Islam, media and conflict; advanced Islamic studies; Muslim world study tour; and...

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  • Trivia night

    AIIA Qld International Relations Trivia Night 2017

    Date Tue, 04 Apr 2017
    Time 18:30 – 20:00
    Location Pig ‘n’ Whistle, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane

    The international relations trivia night is an opportunity for anyone with an interest in the field to join together and test their knowledge.

    AIIA will partner with Pig ‘n’ Whistle’s weekly trivia night and host a round of questions relating to the subject matter of International relations and global affairs.

    Cost: $5per person. Payments accepted online or at the door on the evening

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  • Chinese navy

    The Battle for the Soul of South East Asia

    Date Tue, 11 Apr 2017
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main St, Kangaroo Point

    Presented by Dr Peter Layton

    The media headlines are dominated by talk of China’s island building in the South China Sea and whether Australia should join in Freedom of Navigation operations with the US Navy. In truth though these issues are mere sideshows for a rather different ‘battle’ under way.  This is not a battle in the form of some...

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  • Trump beeson

    Security and the American alliance: A contrarian view

    Date Wed, 26 Apr 2017
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main St, Kangaroo Point

    Preseted by Professor Mark Beeson

    The election of Donald Trump has sparked an overdue debate about Australia’s defense policies generally and about Australia’s alliance with the United States in particular. This presentation explores these issues and questions the received wisdom. Not only are massively expensive investments in new weapons systems difficult to justify and arguably unnecessary, but the continuing support...

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