ANU opens negotiations with Ramsay Foundation for studies in Western Civilisation

The Australian National University, Canberra, has announced that it is ‘currently negotiating with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation to develop a new program in Western Civilisation to add to the University’s suite of undergraduate programs that includes European studies, Arab and Islamic studies, Asian studies and Pacific studies along with courses in Australian Indigenous studies’.

The Ramsay Centre’s website has further details about the Centre’s priorities. Former prime ministers John Howard (Chair) and Tony Abbott are on the Centre’s board, as is former opposition leader, Kim Beazley. Honest History has posted comments on the Centre and its priorities: Catharine Coleborne; David Stephens; various sources. Miranda Devine of the Daily Telegraph.

14 December 2017

Eugène_Delacroix_-_Le_28_Juillet._La_Liberté_guidant_le_peupleLiberty Leading the People, Delacroix (1830) – one of the illustrations on the Ramsay Centre’s webpage (Wikipedia)