Celebrating achievement in modern European languages
The study of languages is a key focus of the humanities, particularly the connections between language, culture and heritage. The Triebel Lecture celebrates research related to modern European languages.
Namesake & history
Louis A. Triebel FAHA (1890–1985) was one of the Academy’s Foundation Fellows and has funded this lecture through a bequest.
During the tenure of his office as Professor of Modern Languages from 1943–56, Louis Augustus Triebel exalted the French presence in Van Diemen’s land above all, and in Australia in general
Keith Sinclair, Triebel Lecture, 1986
Since its beginning, we’ve hosted a lecture every three years.