Australia India Institute’s international conferences are flagship events spread over two or three days. They bring together leading experts from across the world on a theme of academic and policy importance. In September 2011, a conference on the theme The Reluctant Superpower: Understanding India and its Aspirations was held in Melbourne. In December 2011, AII, in partnership with the University of Calcutta, hosted the conference on The Asian Century: Security, Society and Sustainability at Kolkata.
AII’s third international conference The Argumentative Indian: Critical Debates in the World’s Largest Democracy & Perspectives from Australia will be held in Melbourne from 31 October to 2 November 2012 in Melbourne.