2022 Max Charlesworth Oration

Tuesday 19 July

Event details

This biennial oration recognises Professor Max Charlesworth's contribution to Deakin University as Foundation Dean of the School of Humanities and one of the foremost figures in Australasian philosophy.

Professor Vanessa Lemm will deliver this year's oration 'Becoming rooted with plants: what can we learn from plants about our responsibilities towards the planet?'

Presenter

Professor Vanessa Lemm

Professor Vanessa Lemm
Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Education

Professor Vanessa Lemm is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University. Her research falls in the area of contemporary continental philosophy, with an interest in questions of human nature, culture and the relationship between human and other-than-human life.