Carmen Lawrence is Winthrop professor and director of the Centre for the Study of Social Change in the School of Psychology at The University of Western Australia. Her research interests include the psychology of climate change and conservation.
She was formerly premier of Western Australia and held ministerial portfolios in both state and federal governments.
She is currently chair of the Australian Heritage Council.
The memory ladder
EssayTHERE APPEARS TO be a deep attraction to the naive idea that we can re-create ourselves and our societies at will, with no regard to who we are and where we’ve come from. A veritable Everest of blogs and...
The limits of dominion
Essay …We are, we often feel, living on the edge of something good. Nothing disturbs us. Winds from Africa and Indian waves bear each day to our long white shore only what we most admire: fashions, technology, and...