‘The Present and Future of Autonomous Weapons’

This event will take place on 7 November, hosted by The Australian Institute of International Affairs. Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Alistair Pope, psc, CM, will provide an overview of the next steps in autonomous warfare, considering their risks and suggesting possible safeguards which can be imposed. 

‘The Investigator: Demons of the Balkan War’ – Book Launch

This event will launch the new book The Investigator by Vladimir Dzuro, former investigator with the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICTY during the 1990s. In his book, Dzuro recounts the dramatic experiences he lived through during this period. The foreword to the book was written by former ICTY Chief Prosecutor Carla del Ponte. The event will […]

IHL Film Night and Discussion: ‘A Private War’

This event will take place on 6 November 2019 in Perth. The WA IHL Advisory Committee of Australian Red Cross will screen the film ‘A Private War’ focusing on the life of celebrated foreign correspondent Marie Colvin. For more information contact Esther Power at [email protected] 

ASPI Publication Launch: ‘Sticking to our Guns’

This new Publication focuses on the ADF’s longstanding AuSteyr weapon. The publication focuses not only on the capability of the weapon itself, but also its sustainability. Full details and registration available here. The launch takes place on 31 October in Canberra. 

AIIA lecture: ‘An Outline of International Law’

Taking place on 17 October 2019 in Melbourne, this lecture will be delivered by Dr Dominique De Stoop, who will address some of the key topics of public international law, such as IHL and the law of treaties. In particular, Dr De Stoop will consider which areas of international law work well, which do not, and what […]

John Gee Memorial Lecture

This lecture will take place on 30 October 2019 at ANU. Professor Hugh White will speak on the topic of “Thinking the Unthinkable: Could Australia Ever Contemplate Nuclear Weapons?” The event and subsequent discussion will be chaired by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans. Details and registration are available here.