July @ the Laureate Centre

In July 2023, the Laureate Centre was delighted to welcome distinguished visiting scholars Prof Duncan Kelly & Prof David Nally from Cambridge, who joined conversations on population & the anthropocene, and helped workshop papers with Laureate Centre & affiliated researchers.

Population and the Anthropocene Workshop, 20th July

This half-day discussion brought together scholars from UNSW Environment & Society with Alison Bashford, Prof Duncan Kelly and Prof David Nally to ask how scholars think about population and its history in the Anthropocene, especially given its primacy in the indicators of a great acceleration since 1950s.

‘Festival of Ideas,’ Quarantine Station (Sydney), 25-26th July

Laureate Centre & affiliated researchers gathered at the Quarantine Station, Sydney, to workshop papers on population policy, health & medical history, quarantine, immigration and more. The intensive, two days of discussion included a tour of the historic Quarantine Station grounds led by Centre Director Alison Bashford.