Upcoming Events

Have We All Gone Nuts?! PJ O'Rourke Talks Politics in Melbourne
03 August 2016 6:00PM
The Melbourne City Conference Centre, 333 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia

The Centre for Independent Studies is excited to welcome back best-selling American writer and leading political satirist PJ O’Rourke. Join us for a laugh-out-loud evening of trenchant, sometimes scathing political insights; because if you didn’t laugh, you’d…

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PJ O'Rourke's Dangerous State of the Nation
09 August 2016 8:00PM
Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, Australia

TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE. PLEASE PURCHASE VIA THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE. CLICK HERE TO BUY.    Join American’s favourite humorist hell-raiser straight off the the U.S. Convention trail in conversation with Tom Switzer. Hot off…

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Henry Olsen Luncheon - Trump, Brexit and the Forgotten People
18 August 2016 12:15PM
The Centre for Independent Studies, Level 1, 131 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Australia

In partnership with the Menzies Research Centre, Henry Olsen will be joining us to speak on Trump, Brexit and the Forgotten People. He will explain how this constituency drove Donald Trump to become the Republican…

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Tales of the Reading Brain: Reading Development, Dyslexia and the Digital Culture
07 September 2016 8:00AM
Mantra Parramatta Hotel, Cnr Parkes St & Valentine Ave, Parramatta, Australia

Learning Difficulties Australia, in conjunction with The University of Sydney and The Centre for Independent Studies, are pleased to present this unique opportunity for teachers, psychologists, researchers and policymakers to hear from the internationally acclaimed…

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Liberty & Society Student Conference 14 - 16 Oct Melbourne
14 October 2016 6:30PM
Mantra St Kilda Rd, 568 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Australia

Do you like to challenge yourself, question the way decisions are made and think seriously about the future of Australia and New Zealand? If you have started exploring the possibilities offered by classical liberal ideas…

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