The discussion of the special role of the spectator in Australian Rules. Presented by Geoffrey Blainey (bio below).
Please join us for Trinity College's annual Cordner Oration Breakfast to celebrate the AFL finals – albeit in a slightly different format this year. This year’s event will take place over Zoom and it’s BYO breakfast … but all the same fun!
Date: Friday 9 October, 2020
Time: 9.00- 10.15am
Location: Online via Zoom - link to be sent the week of the event
Tickets: $12 per person
Bookings: Register here
RSVP: Wednesday 7 October, 2020
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 9348 7527
Professor Geoffrey Blainey is one of Australia’s most prolific and popular historians. He has written more than 40 books, including The Tyranny of Distance, Triumph of the Nomads and international bestseller A Short History of the World. Geoffrey has served the federal government as chairman of the Commonwealth Literary Fund, the Australia Council for the Arts, the National Council for the Centenary of Federation, and the Australia–China Council.
The event is named in honour of the Cordners, the footballing family of distinction, whose association with Trinity College and the University of Melbourne has been unbroken since 1903.