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2023 J C Bannon Oration

Monday 20 November 2023 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

The 2023 JC Bannon Oration will be given by Professor Frank Bongiorno AM, Professor of History at the Australian National University and President of the Australian Historical Association. There is a profile of Professor Bongiorno here.

Professor Bongiorno will address the question of ‘How robust is Australian democracy? Reflections on times of turbulence and transformation.’

The J C Bannon Oration is given in memory of the Hon. Dr John Bannon AO, Premier of South Australia from 1982 to 1992, and Master of St Mark’s College from 2000 to 2007.

The Oration (which will be followed by drinks) will be held in the Ballroom, Downer House, at St Mark’s College, and may also be viewed online.

Date:  5.15pm Monday 20th November 2023

All are welcome. There is no charge for this event.

RSVP to Carol Atkinson by Wednesday 15 November 2023 here or register for the online event here.



Monday 20 November 2023
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
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St Mark’s College


St Mark’s College
46 Pennington Terrace
North Adelaide, South Australia 5006 Australia
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