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    An Outline of International Law

    Date 17 Oct 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Dr Dominique De Stoop.

    The prominence of international law has risen as disputes and differences between states on political, economic, geographic and religious issues strengthen. Current issues such as climate change and terrorism alongside increasing interconnectivity between states have brought international law to the forefront of international discussions. 

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    Slovenia - at the Crossroads of Europe

    Date 21 Oct 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    His Excellency Mr Jurij Rifelj, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia.

    Bordered by Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, the Republic of Slovenia lies at the crossroads of historically important European cultural and trade routes.

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    FARC 2.0 and the Future of Colombia’s Peace Process

    Date 24 Oct 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Dr Alexandra Phelan.

    In 2016, after years of violence, killing and suffering, the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a final agreement which was designed to bring about peace for the country.

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    The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria

    Date 31 Oct 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Dr Dara Conduit, Book Launch.

    Having played a role in every iteration of Syrian politics since the country gained independence in 1946, the Muslim Brotherhood were the most prominent opposition group in Syria on the eve of the 2011 uprising. But when unrest broke out in March 2011, few Brotherhood flags and slogans were to be found within the burgeoning protest movement.

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    The Present and Future of Autonomous Weapons

    Date 07 Nov 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Alistair Pope, psc, CM.

    The growth of drone warfare has accelerated exponentially in the past 20 years.  Recent attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia show the difficulty of defending against such weapons.

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    The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

    Date 21 Nov 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Tom Bamforth.

    Vanuatu. Fiji. Marshall Islands. The names evoke white-sand beaches, swaying palms and lazy holidays. But in reality, these idyllic places are tropical maelstroms of global realpolitik, caught between the world’s superpowers, former colonial masters, and the struggle for cultural survival.

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    Australia's Future in Space Exploration

    Date 26 Nov 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Dyason House

    Carley Scott, CEO Equatorial Launch Australia.

    It’s been 50 years since the moon landing in July 1969. 

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