free public lecture by Professor Peter Hempenstall: Ernest Burgmann the critical maverick as Bishop.

Religion and Radicalism seminar series presents Peter Hempenstall

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 03:00 pm — Thursday, 18 September 2014, 04:30 pm

Location Auchmuty Library Cultural Collections, Callaghan campus, University of Newcastle, NSW
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RSVP Thursday, 18 September 2014

You are invited to a free public lecture by Professor Peter Hempenstall: Ernest Burgmann the critical maverick as Bishop.

Presented by The University of Newcastle's Religion and Radicalism research network, Professor Hempenstall, from the School of Humanities and Social Science, has spent more than 30 years teaching and writing Australian and Pacific Islands history. 

Conjoint Professor Peter HempenstallHis biographical subjects have included Bishop Ernest Burgmann in Australia, Wilhelm Solf, the last Colonial and Foreign Minister of the Kaiser's Germany, and Derek Freeman, the Kiwi anthropologist who took on Margaret Mead and made an enemy of the whole of North America. His books include The Meddlesome Priest: A Life of Ernest Burgmann; The Lost Man: Wilhelm Solf in German History (with Paula Tanaka Mochida); and Remaking the Tasman World (with Philippa Mein Smith).

All welcome. You don't need to RSVP.