2017 Dean Jaensch Lecture

Paul Kelly

The Crisis in Australian Democracy

presented by

Paul Kelly
Editor-at-large on The Australian

About the speaker
Paul Kelly is Editor-at-Large on The Australian. He was previously Editor-in-Chief of the paper and he writes on Australian politics, public policy and international affairs.

Paul has covered Australian governments from Gough Whitlam to Malcolm Turnbull. He is a regular television commentator on the Sky News program, Australian Agenda. He is the author of nine books including the End of Certainty on the politics and economics of the 1980’s, Triumph and Demise on the Rudd-Gillard era and The March of Patriots, providing a re-interpretation of Paul Keating and John Howard in office.

Paul holds a Doctor of Letters from Melbourne University and in 2010 he was a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at Melbourne University. He holds Honorary Doctorates from Sydney University, Griffith University and the University of NSW. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He has been a Fellow at the Lowy Institute in Sydney, the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Menzies Centre, King’s College London.

The Dean Jaensch Lecture pays tribute to Flinders University’s notable Professor of Politics, Dean Jaensch, a respected political analyst with particular interests in electoral politics, voting systems and political behaviour, and political parties.

Refreshments and finger food will follow the one hour lecture - includes question time.



- The Crisis in Australian Democracy (collapse)

Wed, 8 Nov 2017
05:45PM - 07:15PM
All day:
Flinders University, Victoria Square, 182 Victoria Square, Level 1, Room 1, ADELAIDE, SA, 5000, Australia

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