The Sydney Institute conducts more than 50 lectures, seminars and panel discussions each year. The following lists contain the past speakers at The Sydney Institute (in order of surname) and the volume in which their speech was published in The Sydney Papers.
Name: John Langan Bio: Loyola University, Chicago Corporate Responsibility in the Age of Downsizing – King Lear or Noah – 16th July 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.3 in 1996 (pages 94-105)
Member for Fraser and a former professor of economics at the Australian National University. He has been a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives since 2010. Was awarded the Economic Society of Australia’s Young Economist Award in 2011.
Name: Carnes Lord Bio: Assistant to the Vice President (America) for National Security Affairs The Gulf Crisis: An Update from Washington – 5th February 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.1 in 1991 (pages 53-58)
Visiting Senior Research Fellow King’s College London; Author, The Search for a New National Identity: The Rise of Multiculturalism in Canada and Australia, 1890s-1970s (New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2016)
Name: David Marr Bio: Journalist, author; political & social commentator The Rudd Prime Ministership - 10th August 2010 The Media and Australian Politics This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.1 in 2005 (pages 121-124) Following the 2004 federal election and Labor's loss, many leading media figures were criticised for wrongly forecasting a Labor victory [...]
Name: Allan Martin Bio: Author Robert Menzies- A Life R.G. Menzies – A Life – 15th February 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.1 in 2000 (pages 115-124) Writing About Robert Menzies – 29th June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.4 in 1993 (pages 52-61)
Author of the award-winning biography Pompey Elliott, So Monstrous a Travesty: Chris Watson and the world’s first national labour government [Scribe Publications] and Will Dyson: Australia’s Radical Genius [Scribe Publications, 2006]
Name: Alan Moran Bio: Director of the Office of Regulation Review in Canberra. Sustainable Development – Market Based Solutions – 21st May 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.1 in 1990 (pages 96-109)