Triebel Lectures 1986-2021

The Triebel Lecture series elevates research related to modern European languages.

Eleventh Lecture

The place of European languages, languages and multilingualism in Australia before and after COVID: the view from Higher Education
Professor John Hajek FAHA
25 November 2021, online

Tenth lecture

Myth-making for the Empire: Germany’s “model colony” in China (1897-1914) (PDF, 2.7MB) 
Professor Yixu Lu FAHA
28 November 2017, Adelaide

Ninth lecture

Transforming university language learning in the 21st century: Is there a special role for European languages?
Professor Anne Pauwels FASSA
26 November 2015

Eighth lecture

Creating a languages future: How Australia can be world best practice in languages’ education (PDF, 92KB)
Professor Glenn Withers AO FASSA 
26 September 2011, Melbourne

Seventh lecture

Can we afford to be without multilingualism? (PDF, 408KB)
Professor Peter Høj FTSE
16 February 2009, Melbourne

Sixth lecture

Globalisation, piecework and the future of the humanities
Professor Cary Nelson
18 November 2005, Canberra

Fifth lecture

From de Sade to Stephen King: The literary aesthetics of evil (PDF, 1,114KB) 
Professor Anthony Stephens FAHA
7 November 2001, Sydney

Fourth lecture

The perfect match? Information technology and the modern language curriculum (PDF, 994KB)
Dr Marie Thérèse Barbaux-Couper
11 February 1997, Sydney

Third lecture

Interpreting Baldr, the dying god (PDF, 1062KB)
Professor John Lindow
4 September 1993, Sydney

Second lecture

Europe between the languages (PDF, 1033KB)
Professor Gerhard Sauder
21 September 1990, Sydney

Inaugural lecture

Laplace at Hobart Town and Sydney Town in 1831: The humanism of a French naval captain (PDF, 972KB)
Professor Keith V. Sinclair
11 July 1986, Hobart

About the lecture

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.