Past events

The Japanese Self Defense Forces
13
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

Japan’s evolving security role in the Indo-Pacific

Professor Yukio Okamoto, Senior Research Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for International Studies.

Yukio Okamoto discusses how Japan’s relationship with the United States will likely evolve under the Trump presidency and what challenges and opportunities exist for the future of Indo-Pacific security.

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05
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

Cyber-enabled information warfare and the end of the Enlightenment

Dr Herb Lin, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University.

Dr Herb Lin discusses cyber-enabled information warfare (CEIW) as a form of conflict or confrontation to which the Western democracies are particularly vulnerable.

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15
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

Protecting your Achilles’ heel: cybersecurity lessons for critical infrastructure

Gregory J Touhill, retired American Air Force Brigadier General, and former US Government Chief Information Security Officer.

Greg Touhill discusses the cyber threat landscape and recommends solutions.

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09
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

John Gee Memorial Lecture – The Korean missile crisis: why deterrence is still the best option

Scott D Sagan, Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science, Stanford University.

Scott D Sagan discusses the lessons that can be learned from the Cold War for the current crisis with North Korea.

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28
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

National security: between theory and practice

Michael L’Estrange AO, former Secretary of DFAT; Professor Andrew O’Neil, Griffith Business School; Professor Rory Medcalf, Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, and Dr Adam Henschke, National Security College; chaired by Ms Melissa Conley Tyler, Australian Institute of International Affairs.

This event will see the launch of a special edition of the Australian Journal of International Affairs. The speakers will look at key themes associated with the contemporary formulation of national security policy.

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21
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Recruiting

PhD information evening - National Security College

Academic representatives, National Security College, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

This event is an opportunity for aspiring PhD candidates to meet College researchers, and discuss the PhD application process and potential research topics.

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National security and foreign interference
15
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

National security and foreign interference

Professor Rory Medcalf, and Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, National Security College, ANU.

In this public seminar, Professors Medcalf and Sussex will explore how China and Russia’s sophisticated toolkits have spread their influence abroad.

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Digital kingmakers: Why democracy needs (you to have) better cyber security
14
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

Digital kingmakers: why democracy needs (you to have) better cyber security

Dr Tim Legrand, Ms Jacinta Carroll, and Dr Adam Henschke, National Security College, ANU.

In this seminar and workshop Dr Legrand, Dr Henschke and Ms Carroll will consider the vulnerabilities, ethics and policy options related to cyber security and democracy.

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National security and foreign interference
12
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

National security and foreign interference

Professor Rory Medcalf, and Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, National Security College, ANU.

In this public seminar and scenario workshop, the speakers will explore how sophisticated toolkits developed by Russia and China have spread their influence abroad

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An Australia-US alliance for the 21st century
24
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

An Australia-US alliance for the 21st century

Dr Michael Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair; Dr Amy Searight, Senior Adviser and Director, Southeast Asia Program; and Andrew Shearer, Senior Adviser on Asia Pacific Security and Director, Alliances and American Leadership Project.

Experts from the Washington DC-based Center for Strategic and International Studies discuss challenges to the US-Australia alliance.

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