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The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies NSW


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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 in the Anzac Memorial Auditorium, Hyde Park South, Liverpool Street, Sydney. The Memorial is a short walk from Museum Railway Station (CLICK HERE for instructions on how to get to the institute). 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. For any enquiries, please contact the Office Manager on 8262-2922. Lectures at the Anzac Memorial 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 8262-2922 by noon on the Monday preceding the lecture.

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Tuesday 31 March 2020
Do note that with the closure of the Anzac Memorial Hyde Park South, Sydney, due to COVID-19 restrictions, this presentation will not be able to be made in person.
We are seeking to have it delivered online, and if this is possible the presentation will appear in our VIDEO THEATRE on or soon after the proposed date.
Speaker: Dr Bates Gill, Macquarie University
Subject: Assessing the Ambitious Reforms of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army.

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Tuesday 28 April 2020 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Do note that with the closure of the Anzac Memorial Hyde Park South, Sydney, due to COVID-19 restrictions, this presentation will not be able to be made in person.
We are seeking to have it delivered online, and if this is possible the presentation will appear in our VIDEO THEATRE on or soon after the proposed date.
Speaker: Mr Graham Dobell, Journalist fellow ASPI
Subject: Australia's Pivot to Pacific; destiny, duty, denial, and desires

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Tuesday 12 or 19 May (TBC)
Visit to Spectacle Island
Further details to be advised.

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Tuesday 26 May 2020 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Dr Simon Longstaff AO
Subject: Ethics in the ADF

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Tuesday 23 June 2020 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Professor Tanya Monro, Chief Defence Scientist
Subject: The relevance to Australia's security of 'big moon shots'

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Tuesday 28 July 2020 (Start Time: 1300), Anzac Memorial Auditorium
Hyde Park South, Sydney
LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Speaker: Admiral Chris Barrie AC (Ret'd)
Subject: Why Climate Change is an Important Component of National Security


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

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; Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park South, SYDNEY NSW; Telephone: +61 (0)2 8262 2922; Email:
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