2018 Annual John Bonython Lecture


The John Bonython Lecture, one of the most anticipated events of the CIS calendar, is not to be missed.

Daniel Hannan

Daniel Hannan is a leading British writer and journalist. After 17 years as a Member of the European Parliament, campaigning for British withdrawal from the EU, he succeeded in abolishing his job in the Brexit referendum on 23 June 2016.

Author of nine books, including New York Times bestseller Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Western World and Sunday Times bestseller Vote Leave. His latest is What Next: How to get the best from Brexit.

The John Bonython Lecture Series

The annual series began in 1984 and has had a tremendous impact fostering debate, injecting new ideas into the broader public-policy discourse.

Past lecturers include Francis Fukuyama, Rupert Murdoch and Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Leading thinkers from around the world have used this platform to discuss the social, economic, and political forces shaping Australia and the world.

Thursday, 1 November. Reception from 5:30PM Dinner at 7:00PM.


For event enquiries please email Max Hawke-Weaver at mhawkeweaver@cis.org.au

For media enquiries please email Karla Pincott at kpincott@cis.org.au