Book Launch of “Island Off the Coast of Asia” by Clinton Fernandes to be launched by Bernard Collaery

Monday 25th November 2019, 5:30 for 6pm

Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circle, Forrest

Professor Fernandes’ book Island off the Coast of Asia discusses the role of the private sector in defining and pursuing Australia’s “national interest” and thus influencing Australia’s foreign policy.  It sheds light on Australia’s use of espionage, diplomacy and investment to uphold the “national interest” with particular reference to its dealings with Timor-Leste.

Clinton Fernandes is a Professor of International and Political Studies at UNSW and a former Australian Army Officer.  

The book will be launched by Bernard Collaery, respected Canberra lawyer,lawyer for Witness K and former legal adviser to the Government of Timor-Leste, who received the Civil Australian Lawyer of the Year Award in 2018.

Booking Essential:          MCH members $10,

Concession (Government Support), and full-time students $15

Non-members $20.00

 Refreshments will be providedBook Now:  https://www.trybooking.com/BGJZO

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