Chancellor Bishop opening the
Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Colloquium
The colloquium is an example of one of the uses of a research university. Whatever the topic, you can likely find an expert on it at a major university. This event has the ambassadors today, and the the ANU's strategic experts give their views Wednesday.
In his response Mr Kyle Wilson, Visiting Fellow, ANU Centre for European Studies, suggested that the conflict started with a cyber attack on Estonia in 2007.
"Day 1: A diplomatic perspective from Europe
Panel 1: Collective responses to shared challenges
- H.E. Dr Michael Pulch, Ambassador of the European Union
- H.E. Mr Michał Kołodziejski, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland
- H.E. Ms Satu Mattila-Budich, Ambassador of the Republic of Finland
- H.E. Ms Kersti Eesmaa, Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia
Panel 2: The future of Europe’s security architecture
- H.E. Mr Jean-Pierre Thébault, Ambassador of the French Republic
- H.E. Ms Pernille Dahler Kardel, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark
- H.E. Dr Thomas Fitschen, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany
- H.E. Ms Betty Bernardica Pavelich, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia
Day 2: Liberal democracies and threats to the rules-based international order
Date and time: 30 March, 9.30am-4.30pm
Australia’s leading authorities on Eastern Europe will examine Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from political, strategic, historical and cultural angles, and will reflect on the possible threat the conflict poses to the rules-based international order.
The speakers include Dr Robert Horvath (La Trobe University), Prof Paul Dibb (ANU), A/Prof William Partlett (The University of Melbourne), Dr Stephen Fortescue (UNSW), Mr Petr Kuzmin (President of Svoboda Alliance VIC), Mr Bertil Wenger (Konrad Adenauer Stiftung), Dr Matthew Sussex (Australian Defence College), Dr Sonia Mycak (ANU), Dr Elena Govor (ANU).
See the program and speakers here."