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Sir Samuel Griffith: A political life

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sir Samuel Griffith, barrister, twice premier and chief justice of Queensland and Australia – a man of complexity, intellect and wide ranging interests… a leading figure in Queensland politics.

A seminar presented by the Queensland Parliament and The Royal Historical Society of Queensland (RHSQ) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Sir Samuel Griffith. You can find more information here.

Speakers
Emeritus Prof Kay Saunders AM
Dr Denver Beanland AM

Seminar Program
• The clever scholarship boy
• Griffith’s rise to power, 1872 – 1883
• The Welsh crusader, 1883 – 1888
• Griffith’s hunger for power, 1888 – 1893

Tickets on sale now!

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sir-samuel-griffith-a-political-life-tickets-89939859541

Organizers

Queensland Parliament
The Royal Historical Society of Queensland

Venue

Legislative Council Chamber
Queensland Parliament House
Brisbane, Queensland Australia
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