Queensland Events


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    The Japanese in Queensland

    Date Tue, 21 Aug 2018
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, Cathedral House, 229 Elizabeth St, Brisbane CBD, Queensland 4000

    A review of the current relationship and activities in conjunction with an outline of the early history of Japanese immigration to Queensland

    Presented by Ms Keiko Yanai (Consul-General of Japan) and Mr John Lamb (historian)

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    Saving Soldiers or Civilians? Casualty-Aversion versus Civilian Protection in Asymmetric Conflicts

    Date Tue, 11 Sep 2018
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, Leadership House, 229 Elizabeth St, Brisbane CBD, Qld 4000

    Presented by Dr Sebastian Kaempf

    Concerns for the lives of soldiers and innocent civilians have come to underpin Western, and particularly American, warfare. Yet this new mode of conflict faces a dilemma: these two norms have opened new areas of vulnerability that have been systematically exploited by non-state adversaries. This strategic behaviour creates a trade-off, forcing decision-makers to have to...

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    Populism and the Wealth Paradox

    Date Tue, 25 Sep 2018
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, Leadership House, 229 Elizabeth St, Brisbane CBD, Qld 4000

    Presented by Frank Mols

    The West is currently in the grip of a perfect storm: a lingering economic recession, a global refugee crisis, declining faith in multiculturalism, and the rise of populist anti-immigration parties. These developments seem to confirm the widely held view that hardship and poverty lead to social unrest and, more specifically, scapegoating of minorities. In a...

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    Climate is changing the Pacific Islands

    Date Tue, 09 Oct 2018
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location ACU Leadership Centre, Level 3, Leadership House, 229 Elizabeth St, Brisbane CBD, Qld 4000

    Presented by Robyn James

    Climate change is already impacting may communities in our neighbouring Pacific island countries. Sea level rise and storm surges are forcing people to make tough decisions about where to live, where to move.. But there are other less obvious impacts that don’t always make the news. This presentation will outline some of the real and...

     

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