Thursday 17 June at 6.00pm
Manning Clark Hall, Cultural Centre, Kambri Precinct, ANU
An all historical fever: how history may yet be the death of us
My lecture will look at how history shadows our world, how it informs and weaponises identity and threatens to engulf the world in conflict.
There will be a Q&A session following the address
Stan Grant is a Wiradjuri and Kamilaroi man. A journalist since 1987, he has worked for the ABC, SBS, the Seven Network and Sky News Australia. From 2001 to 2012 he worked for CNN as an anchor and senior correspondent in Asia and the Middle East. As a journalist, he has received a string of prestigious international and Australian awards.
In 2015, he published his bestselling book Talking to My Country, which won the Walkley Book Award, and he also won a Walkley Award for his coverage of Indigenous affairs.
In 2016 he was appointed to the Referendum Council on Indigenous recognition. Stan is now Chair of Indigenous/Australian Belonging at Charles Sturt University and International Affairs Analyst at the ABC.
MCH members $20; Concession $25 (please show proof of eligibility at door)
General admission $30