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Nobel aspirations and outstanding achievements - nations, communities and individuals

J. M. Coetzee (Literature 2003), Professor Hilary Charlesworth, with a panel of leaders in science, medicine and economics

Why do individuals, communities and nations aspire to making break-throughs and contributions at the level of excellence symbolised by the Nobel Prizes? And how do we foster these communities in Australia?

J. M. Coetzee's novels, Life & Times of Michael K and Disgrace both won the prestigious UK Booker Prize. In 2002 he emigrated from South Africa to Australia. He is Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide.

Professor Hilary Charlesworth is Director of the Australian National UNiversity's Centre for International Governance and Justice, Federation Fellow and Professor of International Law and Human Rights.

When: Thursday 26 April

Download: Audio file (38.2MB, 64kbps mp3 file)

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