DETAILS FOR WEDNESDAY 14TH JUNE 2017
ABOUT CLIVE HAMILTON
Clive Hamilton is an Australian author and public intellectual. Since 2008 he has been Professor of Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University in Canberra. He was the founder of progressive think tank The Australia Institute and its Executive Director for 14 years.
Clive has held visiting academic positions at Yale University, the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, University College London and Sciences Po in Paris. He holds an arts degree from the Australian National University and an economics degree from the University of Sydney. He completed a doctorate in the economics of development at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex.
He has published on a wide range of subjects but is best known for his books, a number of which have been best-sellers. They include Growth Fetish (2003), Affluenza (with Richard Denniss, 2005), Silencing Dissent (edited with Sarah Maddison, 2007), Requiem for a Species: Why we resist the truth about climate change, (2010) and What Do We Want? The story of protest in Australia (2016). His latest book, Defiant Earth: The fate of humans in the Anthropocene, will be published by Allen & Unwin in April 2017.
In 2009 Clive was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contribution to public debate and public policy. In 2012 he was appointed by the Federal Government to the Climate Change Authority.
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National Gallery of Victoria
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180 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000
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