All Events

2012 Keith Hancock Lecture

Date: 18 September 2012
Location: The Foyer, Sydney Law School.
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6 p.m.
Every two years the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia honours one of its past Presidents, Professor Keith J Hancock with a named public lecture presented by a scholar who has achieved excellence in their chosen field. The Academy has selected Professor John Edward king of the Department of Economics and Finance at La Trobe University to present the 2012 Keith Hancock Lecture.

The Global Financial Crisis and its aftermath in the USA and UK: a feminist perspective

Date: 29 August 2012
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, the University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6.00 – 7.30 pm
Cost: Free
The Political Economy Movement proudly presents the 2012 Wheelwright Memorial Lecture:

The reinvention of the world

Date: 26 August 2012
Location: Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5.00 p.m.
Cost: $45/$35 (20% discount for Evatt members)
Proudly brought to you by the Evatt Foundation

H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner

Date: 28 April 2012
Location: Carrington Hotel, Katoomba St, Katoomba
Time: 6.30pm for 7.00pm
Cost: $80 per person. Please note, drinks are not included in the price.
Master of Ceremonies: Bob Debus Guest Speaker: Senator John Faulkner   Senator Faulkner has been a Labor member of Australia’s federal parliament since 1989.   He will consider the topic: ‘Beginning in fear to end in failure: the price to our democracy of the politics of distrust.’ Bookings  

10th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists conference

Date: 5 December 2011
Location: Coogee Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sydney
Type: Conference
The Society of Heterodox Economists (SHE) represents a gathering of economists outside the mainstream, who believe that the study of the discipline of economics goes beyond the study of mainstream

Shock jocks & bleeding hearts

Date: 3 December 2011
Location: Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Type: Public Forum
Time: 7 a.m to 8.15 a.m.
Cost: $50 (includes full breakfast)
RSVP: (Chris Gambian)
With the shrill squeals of the conservative media appealing to the most reactionary instincts of Australians on one side, and the bleating of starry-eyed progressives unburdened by practicalities of implementation on the other, Labor must go to the next election and carve out a winning margin.

Australian Labor Party 46th National Conference

Date: 2 December 2011
Location: Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour
Type: Conference
Time: 9.30 a.m Friday 2 December until Sunday 4 December
You can follow and become involved in the 2011 ALP National Conference by going here.

Annual General Meeting of the Evatt Foundation

Date: 29 November 2011
Location: Waratah Room, NSW Pariament House
Time: 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
The Annual General Meeting will review the Evatt Foundation's activities and consider what we should pursue next year (The AGM is for members only).

Uranium sales to india? Risks & responsibilities

Date: 1 November 2011
Location: Room 423, Level 4 (ground Floor), Building 2 (access from UTS Tower) CB02.04.23, University of Technology Sydney, Broadway Campus
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
RSVP: Spaces are limited, RSVP to:
Prof.  M. V. Ramana: Nuclear Futures Laboratory, Princeton University   Hosted by the Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre and the Indian Ocean and South Asia Research Network (IOSARN).

Sheila Dow: Policy in the wake of the banking crisis

Date: 27 October 2011
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium at the University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 8 p.m.
Cost: Free
RSVP: No need to book
2011 E.L. ‘Ted’ Wheelwright Memorial Lecture This year’s prestigious public lecture at the University of Sydney will be presented by Professor SHEILA DOW, the renowned post-Keynesian economist from Stirling University in Scotland. She will be coming to Australia specifically for this purpose. Her topic is: POLICY IN THE WAKE OF THE BANKING CRISIS: TAKING PLURALISM SERIOUSLY.