Carl Bridge

Billy Hughes at Versailles: The New Evidence

2019-12-13T16:10:29+11:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Australia was represented at the Versailles Peace Conference in 1919 by the Prime Minister, the colourful Billy Hughes, whom Woodrow Wilson called “a pestiferous varmint” after their repeated clashes over Australia’s claims to the Pacific Islands its troops had taken from Germany during the War. Professor Carl Bridge is Head of the Menzies Centre for [...]

A New Look at Billy Hughes at Versailles

2019-08-21T13:00:05+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Function|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:         PROFESSOR CARL BRIDGE (Department of History & Menzies Australia Institute, King's College London) DATE:               Monday 19 August 2019 *Book from 5 August 2019** TIME:                5.30 for 6pm                             LIGHT REFRESHMENTS   TOPIC:              A New Look at Billy Hughes at Versailles VENUE:             The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney