ACT Calendar 2017
Independent Scholars Association of Australia, ACT Chapter
ACT CHAPTER Program 2017
Evening meetings, second Wednesday of the month, held in Training Room 3-4, 4th floor, National Library of Australia (turn right after leaving the lift). Meetings begin at 5:00 with wine and cheese followed by a talk from 5:30. Visitors are very welcome.
8 February Shiro Armstrong – the Trans Pacific Partnership
8 March Auriol Weigold – International game: India's failed bid for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group
12 April Johan Kamminga - Contract prehistoric archaeology and Aboriginal
10 May John Hart - Assessing the Trump Presidency after 100 days
14 June David Stevens - Honest History book
12 July Patrick De Deckker - the Antarctic voyage of the Belgica (1898)
9 August Tony Kevin – Western policy on Putin and a resurgent Russia
13 September John Moses - Luther and the Protestant Reformation
October No meeting as the annual national conference is held in
8 November Anthea Roberts - International Law: how international is it?
December Christmas Party – date/venue/time tba
ISAA Lunch Meetings 2017
There is an important change to arrangements for lunchtime meetings for 2017. This year we will hold them on the third Thursday each month from 12 noon to 1 pm at the High Court of Australia cafe unless otherwise indicated, after which we will go to the National Portrait Gallery for a chat over a meal or snack and a glass of wine.
This program is correct as of 10 February 2017
23 February A tour of the Iconic Australian Houses exhibition at the
National Archives of Australia, Queen Victoria Terrace, on this
occasion at 12.45pm. A guided tour commences at 1.00 noon.
Numbers are limited so please let Alan Roberts know ASAP if
you plan to attend.
16 March John Moses on ‘Know Your Enemy’ (which country was responsible for the outbreak of the Great War?)
20 April Laura Dawes on a health/medical subject TBA
18 May Volunteer
22 June Cathy McGowan, an independent MHR (and an ISAA member,
on life in politics.
20 July Volunteer
17 August Liz Truswell on independent scientists working in Australia
21 September ISAA National Conference
16 November Jim Windeyer on Leonora Ritter's and his biography of William and Mary Windeyer
December Christmas Party – date/venue/time TBA