- Date Thu, 01 Mar 2018Time 18:00 – 19:30Location Dyason House, 124 Jolimont Rd, East Melbourne
Speaker: Dr Alexey D. Muraviev, Curtin University, Perth WA.
On 14 October, 2017 President Vladimir Putin signed a decree initiating targeted sanctions against North Korea. At the same time, in St. Petersburg, the head of Russia’s Federal Assembly was meeting high-profile parliamentary delegations from both Koreas.More >
- Date Wed, 07 Mar 2018Time 18:00 – 19:30Location Dyason House, 124 Jolimont Rd, East Melbourne
Speaker: Associate Professor Bruno Mascitelli, Swinburne University of Technology
Recent years have proven tumultuous for both Italian politics and the Eurozone. In 2018, Italy is facing not only a divisive election, but untested electoral laws, prolonged economic instability and an increasingly disenfranchised citizenry. A single ground of certainty regarding the election, and its potential implications, has emerged. Namely, that it marks a foray...More >
- Date Tue, 17 Apr 2018Time 18:00 – 19:30Location Dyason House, 124 Jolimont Rd, East Melbourne
Speaker: Nic Maclellan, journalist and researcher.
In April 1958, Britain exploded a hydrogen bomb above Christmas (Kiritimati) island, witnessed by hundreds of British, New Zealand and Fijian military personnel, as well as Gilbertese labourers and their families. Sixty years on, our Pacific neighbours are living with the health and environmental consequences of Operation Grapple - the UK atmospheric nuclear tests at...More >