• Postponed - Lowy Institute Poll 2021: Understanding Australian attitudes to the world

    WHERE:   National Press Club of Australia

    WHEN:   7/19/2021 6:00:00 PM7/19/2021 7:15:00 PM

    Join us for the Canberra launch of the 2021 Lowy Institute Poll. What do Australians think about the world in 2021?

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  • The Communist Party's big birthday

    WHERE:   Zoom

    WHEN:   6/30/2021 5:00:00 PM6/30/2021 6:00:00 PM

    China’s ruling communist party celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding on 1 July. Not only is it the world’s largest political party, with over 90 million members, it is also the richest, presiding over an economy en route to surpass that of the US.

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  • Long Distance Lowy Institute: In Conversation with Lawrence Wright

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    WHEN:   6/22/2021 5:00:00 PM6/22/2021 6:00:00 PM

    Join us for this conversation with one of the foremost chroniclers of American life. Author Lawrence Wright will discuss his new book, The Plague Year, which tells the story of Covid-19 on a global and an intimate scale, illuminating the medical, economic, political and social ramifications of the pandemic. Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Fullilove will also talk with Wright about his writing and journalism career, and the state of US politics.

     

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  • In conversation with Ted Hui, the Hong Kong legislator-in-exile

    WHERE:   Lowy Institute

    WHEN:   6/18/2021 12:45:00 PM6/18/2021 1:45:00 PM

    Join us for a conversation with Ted Hui, the pro-democracy politician who made the tough call to abandon Hong Kong and seek refuge in Australia. How did the crackdown on the city’s democratic freedoms affect him and his family? What happens to Hong Kong now? How will he fight for his city’s freedoms from his home in Adelaide?

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  • Climate change and Australia: The politics, the public and the policy

    WHERE:   Lowy Institute

    WHEN:   6/16/2021 6:00:00 PM6/16/2021 7:00:00 PM

    Join us for a conversation about Australia’s climate change debate. How did we get here? What does the public think? And how will Australia be placed in the lead-up to COP26 in Glasgow?

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  • In person event: In conversation with Raghuram Rajan

    WHERE:   Lowy Institute

    WHEN:   6/9/2021 9:00:00 AM6/9/2021 10:00:00 AM

    You are invited to a Lowy Institute conversation with one of the world’s most respected economists, Professor Raghuram Rajan. In 2005, Professor Rajan presciently warned of the risks to financial stability that lay ahead. What are those risks today?

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  • In-person event – Book launch: 'Red Zone' by Peter Hartcher

    WHERE:   Lowy Institute

    WHEN:   5/31/2021 12:45:00 PM5/31/2021 1:45:00 PM

    Join us for the launch of Red Zone: China's Challenge and Australia's Future, Peter Hartcher’s new book exploring China’s intentions in relation to Australia, and what lies behind the recent chill between the two countries.

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  • Covid-19 remains a significant challenge for Papua New Guinea. While case numbers appear to have stabilised after a big surge earlier this year, the virus continues to spread and put further strain on already-stretched healthcare resources.

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  • Lowy Institute Live: What can the world do about the Myanmar crisis?

    WHERE:   Live webcast via Zoom

    WHEN:   5/7/2021 1:00:00 PM5/7/2021 2:00:00 PM

    When Myanmar’s military seized power on 1 February, it sent the country spiralling into a political and economic crisis.

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