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Quarterly Essay: Waleed Aly – The Future of Conservatism


Across 2010, the Wheeler Centre will partner with the respected Quarterly Essay to launch and discuss each of their four issues.

Waleed Aly – The Future of Conservatism

Influential and respected commentator and author Waleed Aly discusses the political Right in Australia and globally. Unravelling the terms Right and Left, Aly explores the legacies of the Howard and Bush governments.

Waleed Aly will be in conversation with Shaun Carney.


Shaun Carney

Shaun Carney is a journalist and memoirist. In a career spanning 35 years, he worked as a journalist, editor and columnist with the Herald and the Age. After leaving full-time journalism he became a weekly columnist for the Herald Sun and is an adjunct associate professor with the Sch... Read more

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly is a lecturer in politics at Monash University. He is a regular commentator for the Guardian, the Australian, the Australian Financial Review, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age, as well as ABC Melbourne radio and SBS’s Salam Café. His first book is People Like Us: How Arrogance Is ... Read more


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