Women in Asia-Pacific Security Research (2020-21)
This series showcases the cutting-edge academic research of women in the fields of Asia-Pacific security broadly-defined, and is targeted at international scholarly communities working on this important region. This series comprises interactive webinars, virtual research seminars, and online ‘book clubs’.
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Women in International Security: Theory & Practice (2018-2019)
Our flagship, 10-part seminar series was run over four semesters at the Australian National University (ANU) in 2018-19, sponsored by the ANU Gender Institute and the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.
These WIIS events took three forms: (1) research seminars presenting ongoing research on international security issues; (2) policy dialogues with policy-makers on contemporary security themes; and (3) postgraduate career opportunity and development workshops. Speakers included distinguished women scholars from ANU and other universities; leading women policy-makers and politicians; fast-rising women in different sectors of the Australian armed forces; and successful women at different career stages in the private security sector and in government agencies dealing with defence, foreign policy and strategy.