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Andrew Inglis Clark: The Tasmanian Prophet of the Coming Republic

Summary

Alone among the so-called Fathers of Federation, Andrew Inglis Clark was a staunch republican which makes him a prophet whose ideas have contemporary agency.

Start Date

15th Mar 2017 6:00pm

End Date

15th Mar 2017 7:30pm

Venue

Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

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presented by

Henry Reynolds

Professor Henry Reynolds

University of Tasmania

Andrew Inglis Clark was a leading Tasmanian politician of the final decades of the nineteenth century; a great reforming Attorney-General in the Fysh and Braddon Ministries. One of the architects of the Australian Constitution, he was alone among the so-called Fathers of Federation he was a staunch republican which makes him a prophet whose ideas have contemporary agency.

About Henry Reynolds

Professor Henry Reynolds is an eminent historian, author and public figure. In 1998 Professor Reynolds was elected as one of the National Trust’s 100 National Living Treasures, in 2000 he was named as Australian Humanist of the Year, and he was the 2015 Tasmanian Senior Citizen of the Year. Professor Reynolds is a prize-winning author and public speaker who regularly appears in the media. He has published extensively with a number of his books featuring in best-seller lists.

Refreshments from 5.30pm.


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