Freedom to Choose - Conference Program

THE PROGRAM
Friday 22nd November 2019

Sessions

Speakers

8.45-9.30

Registration and Coffee

'Old' Fremantle Hotel (ND42)                   Cnr Cliff and High Streets, Fremantle

9.30-11.00

Session 1:

William Coleman
‘The Myth of 1901. And the Reality’

Peter Phelps:
"Federation: Liberalism Triumphant? Or Liberalism Thwarted?"

11.00-11.30

Coffee

11.30-1.00

Session 2

Greg Melleuish:
‘Was the Federation Movement ever truly about federalism?’

Zach Gorman:
‘Birthplace of a nation? Why Sydney Voted No to Federation’

1.00-2.00

Lunch

2.00-3.30

Henry Ergas:
‘Can Theories of Nationalism Explain Australia’s Federation Episode’

Richard Pomfret:
‘Australia’s Federation Episode in International Context’

Speaker 5

3.30-4.00

Coffee

4.00-5.00

Session  4

Chair: Richard Pomfret

Panel Discussion (with further invitees)

5.00-6.00

Light Supper and Drinks: Staff club