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Event – “Practicing nonviolence in education” with Professor Magnus Haavelsrud

In celebration of Nonviolence Month 2015, Curtin’s Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE), with support from the Faculty of Humanities, will host a public lecture: ‘Practicing nonviolence in education’ with Professor Magnus Haavelsrud from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Nonviolence Month was introduced in 2014 by the International Centre of Non-Violence (ICON) Australia […]

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Event – Research Seminar: A Stutter in the Landscape with Dr Rob Garbutt

The Centre for Human Rights Education and the Department of Communication and Cultural Studies at Curtin University invite you to a research seminar with Dr Rob Garbutt, teaching-research scholar at Southern Cross University. Date and time: Thursday 8 October 2015, 2 – 3pm Venue: Building 500 Room 1102AB, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley Parking is […]

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Event – Mini Symposium: Social Change and Activism

The Curtin Centre for Human Rights Education invites you to a Mini Symposium at Curtin University titled ‘Social Change and Activism’. Join us to hear from a great line up of national speakers on a variety of topics. This is a free event, open to the public. Book your seats by going to http://chreminisymposium15.doattend.com/ See […]

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Event- Breaking the Logjam: LGBTI Human Rights in Australia and Asia, The Pacific and Indian Ocean with The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG

The Centre for Human Rights Education invite you to a lecture with The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG. In his lecture Breaking the Logjam: LGBTI Human Rights in Australia and Asia, The Pacific and Indian Ocean, Michael Kirby will describe the origins of legal oppression of LGBTI people in Australia and our region.   Date: Friday […]

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Activating Human Rights in the Anthropocene

The Curtin Centre for Human Rights Education invites you to a seminar with Professor Baden Offord, Director of Community Engagement, School of Arts and Social Sciences, and Co-Director of Centre for Peace and Social Justice at Southern Cross University. Date:Time: Venue: RSVP: Wednesday 18 June 2014​2:00pm – 3:00pm Building 211.101 ​This is a free event. […]

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Event – Book launch: Profits of Doom by Antony Loewenstein

The Centre for Human Rights Education and the Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) invite you to an evening with Antony Loewenstein to launch his new book Profits of Doom. Following an introduction by Dr Caroline Fleay (Curtin University) and Dr Jasmina Brankovich (RRAN), Antony will talk about vulture capitalism including the largely hidden world of […]

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Event – Film Screening: No Fire Zone

The Curtin Centre for Human Rights Education and Unions WA invite you to join them as they present a screening of No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka. Directed by Callum Macrae, No Fire Zone is a powerful documentary that follows the last 138 days of the civil war in Sri Lanka. In […]

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Event – Film Screening: Five Broken Cameras

The Curtin Friends of Palestine and the Curtin Centre for Human Rights Education invite you to join them as they present an incredible work of documentary filmmaking, ‘5 Broken Cameras’, an award winning film by Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi. The documentary is a Palestinian farmer’s chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the […]

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Event – Safe, Effective and Legal: There is another way for Refugees

There is another way. The current approach of inflicting ever more cruelty on refugees, including dumping them on our poorest neighbours, will cost many lives and billions of dollars, and is wrong. The right way forward needs a commitment to a genuine regional approach that cares for refugees with the kind of political leadership shown […]

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Event: Film screening – Dear Mandela

The Curtin Centre for Human Rights Education invites you to join us for the premier Australian screening of Dear Mandela, a documentary film by by Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza. Destroyed homes, threats at gunpoint and high – court action, this battle by three young people to stand up for their rights is a testimony […]

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