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4/Mar Wednesday
Location: Melbourne

Women’s activism in an era of protest: Lowy Institute at NGV

In celebration of International Women’s Day and in conjunction with the NGV, you are invited to a special event including a complementary viewing of Shirin Neshat: Dreamers, followed by a panel discussion. Last year saw a surge of civil unrest across the globe so
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:15 - End: 19:15
5/Mar Thursday
Location: Sydney

What are the right encryption laws for Australia?

Dr James Renwick CSC SC is Australia’s Independent National Security Legislation Monitor. In 2019, he was tasked by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security to review the controversial Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 (Cth).
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
10/Mar Tuesday
Location: Sydney

Book launch: ‘Contest for the Indo-Pacific: Why China won’t map the future’, by Rory Medcalf

The term ‘Indo-Pacific’ has gained wide use in recent years, including among the leaders of Australia, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the United States. But what does it really mean? The name of a region is as much symbolic as physical – and can be a mental
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
12/Mar Thursday
Location: Sydney

The shawarma in the sandwich: Iraqi perspectives on peace and politics

Today Iraqis find themselves caught in an array of competing forces. Their country is a battleground for foreign actors, from militias to major powers. Their domestic politics are increasingly violent as the state reacts brutally to popular demands for better governance and accountability. Yet we
Location: Sydney
Start: 12:45 - End: 13:45
16/Mar Monday
Location: Sydney

Indonesia: A tough road ahead (Sydney)

Re-elected last year by an increased margin, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has offered an ambitious vision for his final term in office. He has promised to push through business-friendly reforms, revamp the ailing education system, and even build a new capital city in the jungles of Kalimantan.&
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:30
17/Mar Tuesday
Location: Barton

Indonesia: A tough road ahead (Canberra)

Re-elected last year by an increased margin, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has offered an ambitious vision for his final term in office. He has promised to push through business-friendly reforms, revamp the ailing education system, and even build a new capital city in the jungles of Kalimantan.&
Location: Barton
Start: 18:15 - End: 19:45
18/Mar Wednesday
Location: Sydney

Australia’s place in the world: a conversation with rising politicians Peter Khalil and Dave Sharma

Please join the Lowy Institute for a conversation with two rising stars of Australian politics, Peter Khalil MP and Dave Sharma MP. The conversation will be moderated by the Institute’s director of research, Alex Oliver. Peter Khalil is the Labor Member for Wills, elected to Parliament
Location: Sydney
Start: 18:00 - End: 19:00
19/Mar Thursday
Location: Melbourne

Indonesia: A tough road ahead (Melbourne)

Re-elected last year by an increased margin, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has offered an ambitious vision for his final term in office. He has promised to push through business-friendly reforms, revamp the ailing education system, and even build a new capital city in the jungles of Kalimantan.&
Location: Melbourne
Start: 18:15 - End: 19:45

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