What's on archive 2009
Annual lecture: The English Empire?: Global Higher Education20 Jan 2009, 18:00, The Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand Campus
Location: Strand Campus
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Speaker: Professor Glyn Davis
Speaker institution: University of Melbourne
You are invited to the Annual Menzies Lecture entitled: The English Empire?: Global Higher Education by Professor Glyn Davis, Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne
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The Menzies Lecture is one of two major public lectures organised each year by the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies. It is designed to provide an opportunity for a distinguished person, of any nationality, to reflect on a subject of contemporary interest affecting Britain and Australia.
Professor Glyn Davis has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne since 2005 and was previously Vice-Chancellor of Griffith University, Director-General of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Queensland, and professor of political science at Griffith. He is a graduate of the University of New South Wales and of the Australian National University, and has held visiting posts at Harvard, Berkeley and the Brookings Institution.
His most recent publications are The Australian Policy Handbook (with Peter Bridgman, third edition, 2004), The Future of Australian Governance: Policy Choices (co-edited with Michael Keating, 2000) and Are You Being Served? State, Citizens and Governance (co-edited with Patrick Weller, 2001). Professor Davis is a leading advocate of the ‘knowledge nation’ agenda and in April 2008 co-chaired with Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, the ‘Australia 2020’ public policy summit.
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