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Fulbright Day: Australia – October 22

Promotional graphic for Australia's Fulbright Day on October 22, with blue splotchy design and headshots of the panelists at the bottom

*Please note that this event will take place the evening (7 p.m.) of Thursday, October 21, for those residing in the Eastern Time zone (ET).

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, the Fulbright Commission in Australia hosted an online discussion panel featuring four pre-eminent Fulbright Scholars, and moderated by Emmy award-winning journalist and Fulbright Board member, Sara James.

“Old Programs, New Challenges: In a complex and changing world, what is the role of educational exchange?” generated discussion on some of the most critical issues facing democracy and international education over the next 75 years:

  • Regional Security
  • Propaganda and Disinformation
  • Partisanship and Division
  • Equity of Access in Higher Education
  • Social Impact Causes
  • Educational Exchange in a Post-COVID world

View the recording of the event below.