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  • Recent Publication

    What are We Fighting For? Islamism and the Threat to Liberal Ideas David Kilcullen

    Counterinsurgency expert and military strategist Dr David Kilcullen delivered The Centre for Independent Studies’ 2014 John Bonython Lecture with a crucial and fascinating exploration of recurring Occidentalism, why Western values are anathema to Islamists, and why we must take decisive action now to counter the Jihadist ideology that is spreading around the world.

  • Recent Publication

    Fatal Shore or Land of Opportunity? Justice Michael Pembroke, Andrew Tink, Introduction by David Hunt

    This volume brings together two presentations and the introductions from an event hosted by the Centre for Independent Studies and exploring the frames of reference from which to view the colonisation of Australia by the First Fleet.

  • Upcoming Event

    Freedom of Speech Symposium Tim Wilson, Senator Dean Smith, Professor Suri Ratnapala, Dr Janet Albrechtsen, Professor Jim Allan, Dr Augusto Zimmermann, Dr Jeremy Sammut and Helen Andrews

    In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre and subsequent Copenhagen attacks, and the resulting reigniting of the heated 18c debate in Australia, The Centre for Independent Studies believes it is more important than ever to discuss the current state of and threats to freedom of speech.

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CIS Notes

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The CIS is looking for two passionate, likeminded people to join the CIS team.

See details about the Research Manager and External Engagement and Development Manager role here



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Liberty and Society

Student Conference Program

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR 2015

 

8 - 10 MAY SYDNEY

17 -19 JULY PERTH