Tom Griffiths spoke at the launch of The Power of the Humanities: Case Studies from Leading Australian Researchers at Parliament House, Canberra on Thursday 17 September 2015. The book was launched by The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education and Training.

The Power of the Humanities features examples of outstanding work by humanities scholars, and demonstrates the sheer breadth of research being carried out in universities – research which focuses not only on domestic challenges such as health, social cohesion, the environment, the economy and food security, but also on Australia’s place in the Asia-Pacific region and on the benefits of a historical perspective in a rapidly changing world.

Read more about the book and download it for free.

Read Tom’s speech.