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Past Events

Check out our past events here at the AIIA Queensland.

Were you unable to come to one in-person or online?

Not to worry. We understand that prior commitments can make it hard to attend. This is why we upload all of our seminars for your viewing pleasure! If you would like to watch a previous event, just click on the photo and the link will take you to the video on our YouTube channel.

Is the World Finished with Free Trade?

Amid a decoupling of major economies, the Honourable Dr. Craig Emerson speaks on evolving trade relations and the World Trade Organisation – June 27, 2023

Our Goldilocks Defence Strategic Review: Too Cold, Too Hot or Just Right?

Drawing on Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Dr. Peter Layton evaluates the much anticipated Defence Strategic Review – June 13, 2023

Humanitarian Response and Pacific Partnership

Shelley Thomas and Mark Broekhuizen from the Palladium Group sit down together to show how Humanitarian Logistics Capability supports the government in humanitarian responses – May 23, 2023

Harnessing the Power of Women in Sports

One of our very own councillors at the AIIA Queensland, Associate Professor Popi Sotiriadou, discusses sport diplomacy and the 2032 Olympics – May 9, 2023

All the Arms of Statecraft: the Albanese Government’s Pacific and International Development Strategies

The Albanese Government’s humanitarian and development plans amid the challenges facing the Pacific region with the Honourable Pat Conroy MP – May 4, 2023

Mongolia, Ancient Empire, Modern Mystery: Mongolia in North-East Asia

Former Captain in the US Marine Corps, Nicholas Millward, and PhD candidate at QUT, Usukhbold Chimedregzen look at Mongolia’s place in a volatile region – April 27, 2023

Germany’s Approach to the Indo-Pacific

H.E. Dr. Markus Ederer details Germany’s position in the Indo-Pacific amid current regional challenges in an interview with Ian Kemish AM – April 18, 2023

The Russo-Ukraine War: Continuity, Change and the Future

In his presentation, retired Major General Mick Ryan dives into the devastation of the ongoing conflict in Eastern Europe – April 11, 2023

A Life in Diplomacy – On the Couch with Ian Kemish AM

Former senior diplomat Ian Kemish AM looks back on his distinguished career in an interview with the Hon. Paul Lucas – March 28, 2023

Refugees and Asylum Seekers 101: Towards a More Equitable System

The in’s and out’s of Australia’s refugee and humanitarian program with renowned population and immigration expert Dr. Abul Rizvi – March 14, 2023

Who Comes First? Centring First Nations within Australian Foreign Policy

Darren Godwell, the Chief Executive Officer of i2i Global, presents on the intersection of indigenous and foreign policy – February 14, 2023

Moving to Meloni: The 2022 Italian Elections in a Changing Europe

A panel discussion with Associate Professor Marco Faravelli and Professor and Academic Dean at Griffith Business School, Fabrizio Carmignani – January 31, 2023