The Walter Westman Lecture on Science, Humanity and the Environment

International House would like to invite International House and University of Sydney Alumni and their guests, and all interested members of the general public to their annual Walter Westman Lecture on Science, Humanity and the Environment.

Speaker: Professor John Quiggin

 
John Quiggin

Professor John Quiggin

Professor John Quiggin is an Australian economist, a member of the Board of the Climate Change Authority and a Laureate Fellow at the University of Queensland.

Currently based at the University of Queensland, John holds the positions of Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow and Federation Fellow, and a Professor in the School of Economics and the School of Political Science and International Studies.

Over the course of his career John has been the author of many highly respected journals and books. He writes a blog and is a contributor to Crooked Timber, the widely read political blog. He has also been an opinion columnist for the Australian Financial Review. In 2012, John was appointed to the Board of the Climate Change Authority of the Australian Government.

Lecture: Is it too late to stabilize the global climate?

 

When: Wednesday 7 August 2013
6.30pm - light refreshments
7.00pm to 8.00pm - lecture

Where: International House, Wool Room,
The University of Sydney,
96 City Road, Chippendale (next to the Seymour Centre)

Cost: Donations welcome

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