- 26 November, 2019
- Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts
The Tasmanian Chapter of Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association is pleased to announce that Professor Josiah Ober, Mitsotakis Professor of Political Science and Classics at Stanford University, will deliver this year’s Sir John Demetrius Morris Oration.
Professor Ober will speak on the topic “Lessons from the ancient Greeks on relations between States – the limits of rational behaviour”.
The Professor works on the history of institutions and on legal and political theory, with an emphasis on democracy and on the political thought and practice of the ancient Greek world.
The Oration will be held at 5.30PM on Tuesday 26 November 2019, at the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, 91 Murray St, Hobart.
It will be followed by a reception at which drinks and canapes will be served.
There is no charge for this particular event, but registrations are essential. There are limited spaces for this event so register early.
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Professor Ober works on the history of institutions and on legal and political theory, with an emphasis on democracy and on the political thought and practice of the ancient Greek world.
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