Damien Freeman

Jewish Settlement in Australia – The Aunt’s Mirrors

2018-07-03T12:50:26+10:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Settlers with Jewish religious or cultural backgrounds have been part of Terra Australis since the First Fleet landed in 1788. As early as 1844 the first synagogue was formed in York Street, Sydney using rented space. Since that time, Jewish Australians have become a significant part of multicultural Australia, developing institutions and contributing in ordinary [...]

Jewish Settlement in Australia

2018-12-06T13:44:37+11:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , , |

Speaker(s):  Emeritus Professor Suzanne Rutland (University of Sydney) & Dr Damien Freeman (Visiting Scholar, P M Glynn Institute & author, The Aunt’s Mirrors) Date: 2018-04-24 Topic: Jewish Settlement in Australia Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm *ASSOCIATES & ASSOCIATE’S ONE GUEST ONLY* Book from: [...]

Edmund Burke’s Conservatism and Tony Abbott’s Policy Making

2017-11-28T10:13:23+11:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In spite of being a Rhodes Scholar, some commentators believed Tony Abbott offered nothing more than three-word slogans. Damien Freeman, writer, lawyer and philosopher, has now published Abbott's Right. In it, Freeman challenges this perception and presents Abbott as someone who rejoices in the political battle of ideas. To reflect on how his book looks at the [...]

The Conservative Tradition from Menzies to Abbott

2019-01-02T14:16:08+11:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Function|Tags: , |

Speaker(s):  The Hon Tony Abbott- Member for Warringah & Damien Freeman- Author of Abbott's Right Date: 2017-10-04 Topic: The Conservative Tradition from Menzies to Abbott Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm  Book from: 20 September 2017  

Larger Than Life: Roddy Meagher QC

2017-05-10T15:27:56+10:00May 23rd, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Damien Freeman studied law, philosophy and classical Hebrew and Aramaic at Sydney University and Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is the author of Art’s Emotions: Ethics, Expression and Aesthetic Experience, is a regular contributor to a number of legal magazines and teaches ethics and aesthetics at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Damien Freeman addressed The Sydney Institute on [...]