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After the event – Public lecture with Emeritus Professor Magnus Haavelsrud

On 19 October 2015, in celebration of Nonviolence Month 2015, the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) hosted a public lecture with Emeritus Professor Magnus Haavelsrud from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology titled, ‘Practicing nonviolence in education’. The event was supported by the Faculty of Humanities and was attended by just over 40 […]

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After the event – Research seminar with Dr Rob Garbutt

At a well attended event on 8 October 2015, Dr Rob Garbutt demonstrated how colonial-Aboriginal reconciliation was supported by public engagement in an Aboriginal heritage signage project at the Lismore Showground in rural New South Wales. Rob, a teaching-research scholar at Southern Cross University, demonstrated how the Lismore Show Aboriginal Committee’s Aboriginal Heritage Signage Project, disturbed […]

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After the event – CHRE Mini Symposium

On 7 October 2015, the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) hosted a public mini symposium titled, ‘Social Change and Activism’. The event was attended by 30 people at Curtin University. After an introduction to the day by Dr Caroline Fleay, Senior Lecturer at the CHRE, Dr Sonia Tascon from the University of the Sunshine […]

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After the Event- Breaking the Logjam: LGBTI Human Rights in Australia and Asia, The Pacific and Indian Ocean

On 27 March 2015, the Centre for Human Rights Education, Living Proud LGBTI Community Services of WA and Q Life hosted a public forum with The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG titled, ‘Breaking the Logjam: LGBTI Human Rights in Australia and Asia, The Pacific and Indian Ocean’. The night was well attended with a full […]

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Post Event- Public Forum: ‘Israel/Palestine and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign’

On 26 August 2014, the Centre for Human Rights Education, Friends of Palestine WA and Students for Palestine hosted a public forum ‘Israel/Palestine and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign’. The forum brought together Prof Stuart Rees, Ms Sameeha Elwan and Dr Sue Hoffman who shared their perspectives on the BDS campaign and the prospects […]

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After the event: Public Seminar with Elaine Pearson

On Wednesday 9th of April, over 80 people came to a public seminar at Curtin University to listen to Elaine Pearson, Australia Director of Human Rights Watch, speak about Australia’s Foreign Policy and Human Rights: Why Australia Should Speak Up on Rights. This was the first Centre event for 2014. Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny […]

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After the Event – Photo exhibition by Barat Ali Batoor

It was a privilege for the Centre to organise the Perth photo exhibition showing the works of Nikon- Walkley award winning Hazara Afghani photojournalist Barat Ali Batoor. He exhibited 21 of his images taken in Afghanistan at the Kidogo Art House in Fremantle, Western Australia, from the 21st of November until the 8th of December […]

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After the Event – Book launch of Profits of Doom with Antony Loewenstein

Close to 80 attendees came to the book launch at Curtin University on Tuesday the 29th of October to listen to Antony Loewenstein speak about his new book, Profits of Doom. Dr Caroline Fleay from The Centre for Human rights Education (CHRE) was the MC for the evening and after light refreshments in the foyer, […]

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After the Event – ‘No Fire Zone’ screening

More than 80 attendees gathered at the Curtin University Haydn Williams Lecture Theatre for the showing of the documentary. Mary Anne Kenny, Director of the Centre for Human Rights Education introduced the event and highlighted the anniversary and work of the Centre for Human Rights Education. A representative from Unions WA then gave a brief […]

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After the Event – ‘Five Broken Cameras’ screening

Over 180 keen attendees came together at the Curtin University Tim Winton Lecture Theatre for the showing of the 5 Broken Cameras documentary on the 12th of September, 2013. Mary Anne Kenny, Director of the Centre for Human Rights Education introduced and highlighted the anniversary and work of the Centre for Human Rights Education. Steve […]

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