Join us on Wednesday, 27 June for another Affinity Lecture with Prof. Dalbir Ahlawat, Senior Lecturer, Department of Security Studies and Criminology at Macquarie University as he discusses the Shifting Geo-strategic Dynamics in the Indo-Pacific Region. The event will be facilitated by Richard Broinowski, Former Diplomat. Light lunch will be served at 12:00pm. The talk will begin at 12:30pm.
About the speaker:
Prof. Dalbir Ahlawat | Senior Lecturer, Department of Security Studies and Criminology at Macquarie University
Professor Colin Picker (A.B. Bowdoin, JD Yale, PhD UNSW) joined the University of Wollongong in 2017 as Dean of Law, to which he added the position Pro Vice-Chancellor (South Western Sydney) in July 2018. From 2010-2017 he was at UNSW Law where he was Director (and founder) of the China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) initiative as well as Associate Dean (International). Prior to joining UNSW he was the Daniel L. Brenner/UMKC Scholar & Professor of Law at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law. He entered academia in 2000, after practicing in the DC law firm Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. He was a founder and the first executive Vice-President of the Society of International Economic Law. He has published widely in the areas of IEL, International Law and Comparative Law. His more numerous publications have appeared in leading publishers and journals around the world.
About the facilitator:
Richard Broinowski | Former Diplomat
Richard Broinowski is a former Australian diplomat. He served as Ambassador to Vietnam, Republic of Korea, and to Mexico, Central American Republics and Cuba.
He was also General Manager of Radio Australia. On retirement, Richard was an Adjunct Professor in Communications at Sydney University. From 2014 to 2017 he was also President, NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He is now a writer and public commentator on Australia’s foreign policies. His books include A Witness to History (MUP 2001), Fact and Fission: the truth about Australia’s Nuclear Ambitions (Scribe, 2003), Driven, an autobiography (HarperCollins 2009), and Fallout from Fukushima (Scribe 2012).