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Professor Baden Offord, speaker at the Suicide Prevention Australia National Conference

Centre Director, Professor Baden Offord, will be speaking at the Suicide Prevention Australia National Conference in Hobart, 26-29 July. The Conference Theme is : ‘Changing Systems, Changing Lives – The Intersection of Research, Policy, Practice and Lived Experience’. Professor Offord will be a speaker on the 3rd Plenary panel, titled ‘The meaningful inclusion of lived experience […]

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CHRE Celebrates NAIDOC Week: Ancestors’ Words: Noongar writing in WA government archives (1860-1960s)

Professor Anna Haebich, John Curtin Distinguished Professor, and Elfie Shiosaki, Indigenous Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, introduced their new research project, Ancestors’ Words: Noongar writing in WA government archives (1860-1960s), during NAIDOC Week on 8 July.  The event was hosted by the Western Australian State Records Office, which is providing vital support to the project. Anna and […]

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Centre staff attend the IAFOR Asian Conference 2015

Dr Yirga Woldeyes and Professor Baden Offord attended the 5th International Academic Forum (IAFOR) Asian Conference on Cultural Studies held in Kobe, Japan, 28-31 May 2015. The theme of the conference was ‘Human Rights, Justice, Media and Culture.’ More than 190 delegates attended from 33 countries. Dr Woldeyes presented a paper on ‘Cross Referencing Traditions […]

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CHRE staff members visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dr Caroline Fleay and Dr Lisa Hartley attended the Third International Conference on Human Rights and Peace and Conflict in Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 15-17 October 2014. They both presented a paper on a panel entitled “Regional Responses to Asylum Seekers: Human Rights and the Shrinking Protection Spaces in Southeast Asia and […]

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Update on the Centre’s activities for 2013

It has been a busy 6 months for the staff at the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) so we thought it was time for an update of our work. On top of our postgraduate teaching and our 10 year anniversary events that have been organised by Gaylene Galardi with help from all CHRE staff, […]

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Director speaks at the Western Australian State Labor Conference

On 2 November 2012 Centre Director, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny, was one of the speakers at the WA State Labor Conference on the topic “Building support for a more compassionate refugee policy”. Other speakers were Melissa Parke MP, Young Australian of the Year Akram Azimi and Senator Sue Lines. On 3 November 2013 WA […]

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Experiences of ‘no advantage’: Asylum seekers living in the community

On the 25th of September 2013, Dr Lisa Hartley from the Centre for Human Rights Education spoke to attendees at the “Settling in Western Australia: Government, Service Provider, Community and Researcher Forum” which was organised with the support of The Australian Sociological Association, the Office of Multicultural Interests, and The Settlement Council of Australia. Lisa’s […]

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Presentation: Sir Ronald Wilson Lecture

Director of the Centre for Human Rights Education, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny, spoke to attendees at the annual Sir Ronald Wilson lecture on 6 August 2013. The topic Mary Anne spoke about was Recent Developments in the Law Relating to Refugees and Asylum Seekers. You can download a copy of her presentation from the […]

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CHRE Participation in International Forums on Monitoring Human Rights

Dr Caroline Fleay has recently participated in several international human rights forums and spoken about monitoring immigration detention in Australia. Along with human rights academics from Russia, Turkey, Germany, US, UK and Finland, Caroline visited St Petersburg and presented at the forum on The Protection of Human Rights: Institutes and Practices held on 13-14 June. […]

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‘Nowhere Home’ and talk by Centre Director

Centre Director Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny spoke at the premier Australian screening of Margreth Olin’s documentary film Nowhere Home on the 24th of June, 2013. The film premier was organised by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, the Young Lawyers Human Rights Committee and law firm King and Wood Mallesons.  Profits from the event went […]

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