Webinar Recording - Dr Rose Williamson

Can our political leaders do better in emergencies?

When disaster strikes, political leaders are expected to rise to the occasion. Why do they so often get it wrong? Press reports of responses to natural disaster influence perceptions of political leadership. Reports of Australian prime ministers’ visits to sites of disaster since the early twentieth century show us how reporting of disaster and perceptions of leadership are evolving.


Dr Rose Williamson,School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, University of New England, Armidale (Australia)

DATE: Wednesday 27 April 2022

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