Upcoming Events

Is Putin's Russia a great strategic foe?
18 July 2018 6:00PM
The Centre for Independent Studies, Level 1, 131 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia

 On July 18, The Centre for Independent Studies will host a timely debate on whether Russia is a great western geopolitical threat. Watch Peter Jennings (executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute) and Michael Danby (Federal Labor MP for…

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Cultural Marxism and its Consequences
26 July 2018 6:00PM
The Centre for Independent Studies, Level 1, 131 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia

Join Claire Lehmann and CIS senior research fellow Dr Jeremy Sammut for a discussion on identity politics, on universities and on their role in fueling identity politics. Karl Marx – the Father of Communism - is best remembered and…

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Education Debate – synthetic phonics and learning to read
31 July 2018 5:30PM
Wesley Conference Centre, 220 Pitt St, Sydney, Australia

A key point of contention in the ‘reading wars’ is the best way to teach children the alphabetic code, or phonics. Some researchers and educators argue that phonics should be taught in the context of…

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Greg Sheridan: A conversation about God
02 August 2018 6:00PM
The Centre for Independent Studies, Level 1, 131 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia

Join The Australian’s Foreign Editor Greg Sheridan and CIS senior research fellow Peter Kurti for a conversation on the intellectual, historical and cultural case for belief in God. Australia and many parts of the West are losing faith in God. And…

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