6.00pm - 7.30pm
Wisdom Centre Tower A 1202, Floor 12, 10 Yueliangwan Road, Suzhou
About Professor Stephen Garton
Professor Garton is a graduate of the University of Sydney (BA) and the University of NSW (PhD) and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and the Royal Australian Historical Society. His area of research expertise is Australian history, although he has also published in the fields of American and British history.
Professor Garton has been Head of the Department of History (1996-1998), an Associate Dean and Pro Dean in the Faculty of Arts (1991-1995, 1999) and a member of the Academic Board for nearly fifteen years. He was appointed Professor of History in 2000 and Challis Professor in 2004. From 2001 to 2009 he was Dean of the Faculty of Arts. Professor Garton was appointed as the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney in August 2009.