Galbraith Lecture Nomination

The Office of the President, the Office of the Dean of Arts and the Harris Centre invite you to suggest a topic for a future Galbraith Lecture and/or nominate a future speaker. You may suggest any topic as long as it addresses some aspect of public policy. Your prospective Lecturer should have a national or international profile.

Out of respect for the dignity and reputation of nominees, the selection of the Galbraith Lecturer is by nature a confidential process. As a consequence, nominees are not informed that they are under consideration. With the exception of the selected Lecturer, the outcome of any individual nomination is not released. As a result, in making a nomination, please ensure that the nominee is unaware of the nomination.

Suggestions for speakers and topics will be retained for two years. Therefore, if your proposed speaker or topic was not selected this year, it will automatically be retained for the next nomination cycle.

Your nomination should be concise (one page) and should include the following headings:

  • Name of proposed speaker and/or
  • Proposed topic
  • Reason why the topic is important and relevant
  • Reason why the speaker is appropriate

Make sure your nomination includes your name and a telephone number and/or e-mail address where we can reach you. If you are a member of the University community, please identify your faculty, department and/or centre.

Please send submissions to the Harris Centre's Associate Director, Public Policy, Mike Clair at

For more information on the Galbraith Lecture, click here.


The Harris Centre

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000