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30
November
2016
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Graduate Studies Information Evening

The National Security College invites you to join us for our next graduate studies information session. The academic team will be on hand to outline our courses, explain the options and provide you with tailored advice. Register now for 30 November.

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17
November
2016
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NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES (Melbourne): Beyond the US Election: Promises and Perils

A complex regional order marked by increased major power contestation is crystallising as a significant challenge in Australia’s strategic domain. With the policy and posture of the United States central to any eventual outcome, this panel discussion asks what the election of the new US President means for Australian foreign and security policy.
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15
November
2016
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NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES (Brisbane): The New Strategic Landscape: Washington, Beijing, Moscow and Beyond

A complex regional order marked by increased major power contestation is crystallising as a significant challenge in Australia’s strategic domain. Join us for a discussion on the impact of the new Presidency for major power relations and the effects on Australia’s national security and strategic outlook.
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14
November
2016
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Trump v Clinton: Lessons in the aftermath of campaign 2016

Regardless of whether we face a Trump or Clinton Whitehouse on November 9th, the campaign itself has exposed, unleashed and challenged a whole set of political behaviours that pose deep questions for policy and national security. join us for a public forum where our panel of NSC experts will offer insights into what the Trump v Clinton campaign means for the future.
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10
November
2016
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NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES (Perth): Protecting Australia's Cyber and Maritime Lifelines

In a globalised world, no island is an island. Supply line security is critical to Australia’s strategic interests, our quality of life and our prosperity. In this seminar, Professor Rory Medcalf, Professor Anne-Marie Grisogono and Dr Adam Henschke discuss how we can best protect Australia’s cyber and maritime lifelines.
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8
November
2016
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NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES (Adelaide): Protecting Australia's Cyber and Maritime Lifelines

In a globalised world, no island is an island. Supply line security is critical to Australia’s strategic interests, our quality of life and our prosperity. In this seminar, Professor Rory Medcalf, Dr Tim Legrand and Professor Anne-Marie Grisogono discuss how we can best protect Australia’s cyber and maritime lifelines.
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4
November
2016
Jennifer Hunt

NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES (Sydney): Beyond the US Election: Promises and Perils

A complex regional order marked by increased major power contestation is crystallising as a significant challenge in Australia’s strategic domain. With the policy and posture of the US central to any eventual outcome, this panel discussion asks what the election of the new US President means for Australian foreign and security policy?
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10
October
2016
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CONFERENCE. India and China at Sea: Competition and Coexistence in the Indo-Pacific Maritime Domain

This conference brings together leading experts from India, China and Australia to discuss the potential for cooperation, coexistance, competiton and confrontation between India and Chinain the Indo-Pacific maritime domain.

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27
September
2016
Adam Henschke

Public seminar. Australia in the age of terror: Responding to the threat

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific experts in international affairs, political ethics and security governance will explore how Australia should respond to the multi-faceted threats arising from globalised terrorism – international and domestic, political and societal. 

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18
August
2016
Andrew Small

The China-Pakistan axis: Asia’s new geopolitics

In this public seminar, Andrew Small from the German Marshall Fund will  explain the ramifications of Sino-Pakistani ties for the West, for India, for Afghanistan and for Asia as a whole.

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16-17
August
2016
Michael Clarke

CONFERENCE: Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in China - Domestic and Foreign Policy Dimensions

This two day conference brings together some of the leading Western and Chinese experts on China’s problems with, and policies to combat, terrorism. Participants will provide the first systematic, scholarly examination of China’s approaches to terrorism and counter-terrorism.

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8
August
2016
Richard Fontaine

US foreign policy under the next presidency

In this public seminar, Richard Fontaine from the Centre for a New American Security will provide his views on how either a Democratic or Republican administration will tackle the foreign policy challenges of the post-Obama United States

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28
July
2016
Seth Jones

Waging insurgent warfare: lessons from the Islamic State

In this public seminar, RAND's Dr Seth G Jones will offer new insights into the dynamics of insurgent groups, weaving together examples from recent history to identify the factors that contribute to the rise of insurgencies, the key components involved and the elements that contribute to their end.

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30
June
2016
Sarah Percy

Brexit: Political and Security Implications

In this public seminar, Dr Annmarie Elijah, Associate Professor Matt Sussex and Dr Adam Henschke wil outline their initial perspectives on the UK's dramatic and unexpected vote to leave the European Union.

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17
May
2016
Sarah Percy

Countering piracy - lessons for multinational military cooperation

In this public seminar, NSC Visiting Fellow Associate Professor Sarah Percy assesses how navies have successfully cooperated in countering piracy and whether this might be applied to other maritime security settings.

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28
April
2016
Ashley Townshend

Shifting Waters - China’s new passive assertiveness in Asian Maritime Security

In this public seminar, Professor Rory Medcalf and Ashley Townshend discuss their new Lowy Institute report, which argues that China's 'passive assertiveness' is challenging regional maritime security. They are joined by Dr Euan Graham as a discussant.

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15-19
February
2016
cyberspace

Securing our Future in Cyberspace

The NSC presents a major cybersecurity conference, bringing together our international research program partners and leading experts from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. Register now for 16-19 February.

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3
February
2016
Ian Bond

Ian Bond
Trouble-maker or peace-maker? Russia’s role in the Middle East and Asia

In this public seminar, Ian Bond will consider the drivers behind these different faces of Russian foreign policy in the light of Russia’s new National Security Strategy.

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