Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Secretary to discuss Australia's place in the world
18 September 2012
The Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dennis Richardson, will deliver an assessment of Australia's changing role within a new global order in an upcoming lecture entitled 'Australia and the World'.
The former heard of ASIO and former ambassador to the United States will draw upon his notable experience in international security at the annual Michael Hintze Lecture in International Security on Wednesday 19 September at 6pm.
Mr Richardson, the incoming Secretary of the Department of Defence, will comment on the shifting of global power relations towards the Asia-Pacific region, and the potential challenges and opportunities this change presents for Australia's strategic place in an Asia-centric world.
He will also discuss the implications for Australia's international relations with traditional allies the United States as the locus of global power shifts from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans.
The Michael Hintze Lecture in International Security is the flagship annual event for the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) at the University of Sydney.
The 2012 Hintze Lecture in International Security will be held at the Seymour Centre on September 19 at 6pm.
Where:The Seymour Centre, Cnr City Rd and Cleveland St , Chippendale, NSW
When: Wednesday 19 September, 6pm.
Cost: Free; RSVP to Lyn Dickens on 9351 6752
Contact: Emily Jones
Phone: 02 9114 1961