Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC – The State of the World


Federation University Australia has hosted a special event featuring famed historian Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC.

Using his broad knowledge of Australian and global history, Professor Blainey gave the audience thought-provoking insights into 'The State of the World'.

Educated at Ballarat High School, Professor Blainey has authored more than 40 books, including The Tyranny of Distance, The Causes of War and A Short History of the World, which has been translated into many languages. He was appointed as foundation Chancellor at the University of Ballarat in 1993.

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