The John Kenneth Galbraith Lecture in Public Policy

The John Kenneth Galbraith Lectureship in Public Policy is intended to bring outstanding figures to Memorial University whose work reflects their commitment to excellence in scholarship and public affairs, with a focus on unpacking global issues in a local context. The Lectureship is an initiative of Memorial Uni­versity and is one of the major events open to the general public during the academic year.

The 2019 Galbraith Lecture will feature Evan Solomon on Monday, October 28th at 7:00pm.
Learn more about this year's lecture here.

The 2019 Galbraith lecture is now sold out, but if you would like to have your name added to the wait-list in case more tickets become available, please send an email to reunion@mun.ca. Please include your name, the number of tickets required and your phone number.

It is named in honour of John Kenneth Galbraith, the internationally-renowned economist who was awarded an honourary doctorate of letters at Memorial’s 1999 fall convocation. Dr. Galbraith is known for his development of Keynesian and post-Keynesian economics, the economics of the modern large firm, as well as for his writing and his active involvement in American politics.

PAST GALBRAITH LECTURES:

 Year  
 Speaker
Topic
2017 
 Dr. Gwynne   Dyer
 "The Trump Era: Surviving the Populist Wave"
2012 
 Naheed   Nenshi
 "Leader/Citizen/Leader: Community Building as
  Nation Building"
2009 
 Dr. Anthony 
 Daniels 
 "The Moral Roots of Economic Crisis"
2008
 Geir Haarde 
 "Small Country, Big Results: The Case of Iceland"
2007 
 Dr.Margaret
 MacMillan
 "The Shadow of the Past: How History Shapes the
  Present"
2006 
 Dr. R.
 Kenneth
 Carty
 "Doing Democracy Differently: Is It Time for
  Electoral Reform in Canada?"
2005 
 Jeffrey
 Simpson
 "Health vs. Higher Education: Must Higher
 Education Lose out?"
2003 
 Hon. Roy J.
 Romanow
 "Governance, Accountability and Public Input: 
  Building a Modern Health Care System"
2002 
 Hon. Dr.
 Lloyd
 Axworthy
 "The Human Security Agenda: Prescriptions for   Canada in an Age of Globalization"

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