Past Academy Lectures


Academic Freedom and the Contemporary University: Lessons from China
Professor John Fitzgerald FAHA
15 November 2016, Melbourne
Generosity and the institutions of the humanities
Emeritus Professor Lesley Johnson AM FAHA
Can the mute stones speak?
Emeritus Professor Graeme Clarke AO FSA FAHA and Heather Jackson FSA FAHA
The idea of an academy
Professor Ian Donaldson FBA FRSE FAHA
Teddy Roosevelt’s trophy: History and nostalgia
Professor Iain McCalman AO FASSA FAHA
Inquiries into truth
Professor Mark Finnane FASSA FAHA
Alternative Australias: Fates and fortunes
Professor Malcolm Gillies AM FLCM FACE FAHA
Framing a new Australian republic
Barry Jones AO FAA FAHA FTSE FRSA FAIM
Australian archaeology: A contested discipline
Professor Rhys Jones FAHA
The uses of the past
David Malouf FAHA
History’s page: The humanities and Australia as a post-colonial society
Professor Deryck Schreuder FAHA
Theatre and the Greeks
Professor Jeremy Green FAHA
‘Wild Words’: The condition of language in Australia
Professor Dame Leonie Kramer AC DBE FAHA
The Humanities and the challenge
Professor John Hardy FAHA
Myth in Dante and Petrarch
Professor John Scott FAHA
Technology and philosophy of work
Associate Professor Keith Campbell FAHA
The sun state and its shadow
Professor Anthony Stephens FAHA
The see-saw of pride and disillusionment
Professor Geoffrey Blainey FAHA
Biography as history
Dr Francis West FAHA