09Nov 2022
START:  6:15 PM  -  END:  7:15 PM


The Boat House
Grevillea Park, Menindee Dr
Barton   ACT

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Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with Sir Lawrence Freedman, the Lowy Institute's 2022 Distinguished Fellow for International Security and one of the world’s most respected military strategists. The discussion will range from the Ukraine war and tensions over Taiwan to the future of warfare and the changing nature of military command, the subject of Sir Lawrence's latest book. The conversation will be moderated by the Director of the Lowy Institute’s International Security Program, Sam Roggeveen, and will include audience questions.

Sir Lawrence Freedman is Emeritus Professor of War Studies, King's College London. Elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1995 and awarded the CBE in 1996, he was appointed Official Historian of the Falklands Campaign in 1997. In 2003, he was awarded the KCMG. In June 2009, he was appointed to serve as a member of the official inquiry into Britain and the 2003 Iraq War. He has written widely on international history, strategic theory and nuclear weapons issues, as well as commenting on current security issues. Among his books are Strategy: A History (2013) and Command: The Politics of Military Operations from Korea to Ukraine (2022).
The Distinguished Fellowship for International Security is supported by the Australian Department of Defence’s Strategic Policy Grants Program.
Tickets: $30, which include wine and cheese upon arrival.

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