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Whats on at Lowy

Football diplomacy conference

In January 2015, Australia will host the Asian Cup. It is a prospect that has not only excited thousands of Australian football fans, it also offers opportunities for the commercial, cultural and diplomatic communities of Australia. With tens of thousands of tourists projected to visit Australia to

White Paper launch linkage

Last Sunday's launch of the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper was (we think) the biggest event the Lowy Institute has hosted in its almost ten-year history. 31 Bligh St was positively bursting at the seams as we hosted the Prime Minister, her senior cabinet ministers (Wayne Swan, Bob

Christiana Figueres: climate change, Kyoto and Qatar

Christiana Figueres, the Executive Director of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, will be at the Lowy Institute on Wednesday to talk about the Qatar climate conference and the looming Kyoto Protocol deadline.  The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was formed

New paper launch

On Tuesday 9 October, the Lowy Institute's Executive Director, Dr Michael Fullilove, will launch his new paper, The Audacity of Reasonableness, which compares the foreign policies of US President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney. Michael's argument is that when

Remembering Bali: tickets still available for panel discussion tomorrow

  The aftermath of the Bali bombings in 2002 continues to affect Australian-Indonesian relations. Dr Dave McRae, Research Fellow at the Lowy Institute, will talk about the resonances of this event 10 years on with panelists Ric Smith, who was Australia's ambassador to Indonesia at the time of

Julie Bishop turns the tables

Last week we put on a slightly unusual event, inviting Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop to put veteran journalists Steve Lewis and Chris Uhlmann in the hot seat over their novel \'The Marmalade Files\'. Watching Steve and Chris squirm under pressure was highly entertaining! If you

Get your tickets: Event with Chris Uhlmann, Steve Lewis & Julie Bishop

Next Friday 31 August at 10.45am join veteran political journalists Chris Uhlmann (from ABC\'s flagship current affairs program, 7.30) and Steve Lewis (News Ltd) in a very special event at the Lowy Institute, a literary roasting by the Hon Julie Bishop MP, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs

Calling our young strategic minds

Applications are now open for the 2011-12 Michael and Deborah Thawley Scholarship in international security at the Lowy Institute. The closing date is 10 August. The Scholarship as an exceptional opportunity for any emerging Australian strategic thinker – such as a junior official or

Lowy Institute events update

For those who attend Lowy Institute events or subscribe to our event podcasts/videos, please take note: from 1 July there will no longer be a  formal weekly Wednesday lecture program.  This doesn\'t mean the end of events at the Lowy Institute; far from it. The second half of 2012

A new Lowy Institute website

Today the Lowy Institute proudly unveils its new website: The website is not just an update, it\'s a complete overhaul and reflection of the Institute\'s status as a leading global think tank. It provides a cutting-edge, dynamic platform for the Institute to do what it

Lowy Institute round-up

In case you missed it, last week the Lowy Institute released its second Indonesia Poll. The results showed that Indonesians had markedly warmed towards Australians, moving from a lukewarm 51° recorded in the Institute’s 2006 Indonesia Poll to a warm 62°. The poll was immediately