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Activities

Key dates for your diary are shown below.

We have a regular programme of monthly lunchtime-lectures covering either current or historical Defence and Security issues. We also occasionally arrange multi-speaker seminars and group visits to sites of Defence interest. (CLICK HERE to review some of our previous presentations.) Each August, Members enjoy our formal Annual Dinner and a convivial lunch is usually held prior to Christmas.

For Lunchtime-Lecture Attendees: Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW Lectures are usually provided on the last Tuesday of the month. All Lunchtime Lectures are held at the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts. SMSA Mitchell Theatre (Level 1) 280 Pitt Street Sydney. The lectures run from 1300 'till 1400. an entry charge will be levied at the door of $10 for Members, $15 for Non-Members. Lectures are open to Members, their Guests and Visitors. Should members of the public wish to attend as unaccompanied Visitors, or for any other enquiries, please contact the Office Manager, Ms. Theo Fox on 9393-2325. Lectures at the Mechanics Institute are preceded by a Social Hour beginning at 12 noon, during which tea and coffee are served and a light sandwich lunch may be purchased for $8.00. Sandwiches must be pre-ordered on 9393-2325 by noon on the Monday preceding the lecture.

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Tuesday 25 September 2018 (Start Time: 1300), Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Theatre
Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, City
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Jacky Westerman, Researcher and Editor, International Program, Australian Strategic Policy Institute.
Subject: Russia's interests in the Pacific and North Korea

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Tuesday 30 October 2018 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium (TBC)
Hyde Park South, Sydney
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead AM, RAN
Subject: Protecting Australia's Trade Routes

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Tuesday 27 November 2018 (Start Time: 1230 'till 1700), Anzac Memorial Auditorium (TBC)
Hyde Park South, Sydney
MILITARY HISTORY SEMINAR
Speakers: Various
Subject: The Armistice and Aftermath of WW1

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Tuesday 27 November 2018 (Start Time: 1700 following the Seminar), Anzac Memorial Auditorium (TBC)
Hyde Park South, Sydney
INSTITUTE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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Friday 7 December 2018 (Start Time: 1230 'till 1500), Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereigh Street, Sydney
INSTITUTE CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON

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Tuesday 11 December 2018 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium (TBC)
Hyde Park South, Sydney
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Paul Kelly, Editor at large for the Australian
Subject: Sir Herman Black Lecture - the Year in Review

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Tuesday 22 January 2019 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium (TBC)
Hyde Park South, Sydney
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Vince de Pietro, CEO Lockheed Martin Australia
Subject: Sir Herman Black Lecture - the Year in Review

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Tuesday 26 February 2019 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium (TBC)
Hyde Park South, Sydney
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Justice Michael Pembroke, Military Historian
Subject: The Tragedy on the Korean Peninsula

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Tuesday 26 March 2019 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium (TBC)
Hyde Park South, Sydney
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Dr Thomas Wlikins, Senior Research Fellow Japan Institute for International Affairs
Subject: Australia's Approach to Asia/Pacific Regionalism


 
Please use the button to your left to check out reports of the Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW's past activities.

All Institute Educational Events attract
Continuing Professional Education Credits

Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW Lectures: One hour credit;
Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW Half Day Seminars: Four hours credit;
Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW All Day Seminars: Six hours credit.

To obtain a certificate for an educational event you attended please contact our office.


PO Box A778, SYDNEY SOUTH NSW 1235; Level 20, 270 Pitt Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000; Telephone: +61 (0)2 9393 2325; Facsimile: +61 (0)2 9393 3543; Email:
Open Monday to Thursday 1100 to 1500 hours.
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