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2016 NTEU Lecture: Reviving Civic Culture: The Role of Universities with De...
Thu. 1 December 2016, 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
The annual NTEU Lecture provides a public forum for eminent Australians to present unique perspectives on aspects of higher education and its impact on the economic, social and cultural frameworks of Australian society.
The 2016 Lecture, "Reviving Civic Culture: The Role of Universities", will be given by Dennis Altman, academic and influential author.
When: 6.15pm-7.30pm (pre-drinks from 5.30pm), Thursday 1 December, 2016
Where: University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo campus, Sydney
Cost: The NTEU is pleased to offer this lecture free to its members
Dennis Altman, a Professorial Fellow in Human Security at La Trobe University, is the author of thirteen books, since Homosexual: Oppression & Liberation was first published in 1972. In 2006, The Bulletin listed Dennis Altman as one of the 100 most influential Australians ever, and he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2008.
He has been President of the AIDS Society of Asia and the Pacific [2001-5], a member of the Governing Council of the International AIDS Society [2004-12] and the Board of Oxfam Australia [2006-10].
His most recent books are The End of the Homosexual?  and [with Jon Symons} Queer Wars , and [co-edited with Sean Scalmer]:How to Vote Progressive in Australia .