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30/Apr Tuesday
Location: Sydney

Foreign policy, defence and the federal election

The economy, tax, debt and health are the issues that are most likely to dominate the federal election campaign. But there are other matters of importance to Australians that should be debated. Which party is best able to balance our delicate relationships with Washington and Beijing? Both parties
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
2/May Thursday
Location: Sydney

Indonesia’s elections: The aftermath

On 17 April, Indonesians voted for their president and parliament in the world’s most complicated single-day election. Incumbent President Joko Widodo is predicted to be re-elected, according to unofficial vote tallies, although official results will not be released until mid-to-late May. Rival
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
8/May Wednesday
Location: Sydney

How religious are jihadis? Australian terrorists’ views of the world

Since the start of the Syrian civil war, up to 200 Australians have travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight with jihadist groups, and dozens more have been charged with terrorism offences in Australia. The legal process against jihadists in Australia and those returning from overseas will continue for
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 19:00
14/May Tuesday
Location: Sydney

From coups to crises: Where next for Thailand? (Sydney)

After a coup, a new constitution and a controversial election, Thailand’s political future remains as uncertain as ever. The general election in March, the first since the 2014 coup, was marred by allegations of irregularities and the election commission will not announce the final results until
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
15/May Wednesday
Location: Sydney

The global challenge of far-right extremism: What we’ve learned from Christchurch

The attacks on Al Noor and Linwood Mosques in Christchurch, in which 50 people lost their lives, represent the deadliest mass killing in New Zealand’s modern history and the worst terrorist attacks ever carried out by an Australian. The events of 15 March have already prompted large-scale gun
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 19:00
16/May Thursday
Location: Melbourne

From coups to crises: Where next for Thailand? Lowy Institute at NGV (Melbourne)

After a coup, a new constitution and a controversial election, Thailand’s political future remains as uncertain as ever. The general election in March, the first since the 2014 coup, was marred by allegations of irregularities and the election commission will not announce the final results until
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:15
22/May Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Managing the next global economic crisis: New thinking in macroeconomics

More than a decade since the global financial crisis, economic thinking has continued to evolve, shaped by the harsh realities of recent experience. With global economic governance also under pressure and potentially fraying, the kind of cooperation needed to contain potential crises and sustain
Location: Sydney
Start: 17:45 - End: 19:00
23/May Thursday
Location: Sydney

The state strikes back: The end of economic reform in China?

China’s economic future is more uncertain than ever. Challenges have mounted on multiple fronts, including slowing growth, rising financial risks, and increasingly difficult external relations, not least with the United States.Join Lowy Institute International Economy Program Director Roland Rajah
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45
29/May Wednesday
Location: Melbourne

Aus–PNG Network social evening

Join us at the State Library of Victoria for our Aus–PNG Network Melbourne social evening. We’re hosting a panel with three experienced Pacific journalists – Caroline Tiriman, Mary-Louise O’Callaghan and Catherine Graue – on the challenges and opportunities of covering news in Australia’
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:00 - End: 20:00
30/May Thursday
Location: Sydney

Remaking the Middle East: One year on

In Remaking the Middle East, Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow Anthony Bubalo argued that despite continuing turmoil in the region the future of the Middle East was not inevitably bleak. Amid the ferment the region has experienced over the past decade and a half he also pointed to ‘green shoots
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:30 - End: 13:45

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