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Dr Yirga Woldeyes, speaker at the African Studies of Australasia and the Pacific Conference

Dr Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes, a lecturer at the Centre for Human Rights Education, participated in the 38th African Studies of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) Conference that was organised at Deakin University, Melbourne, from 28th-30th October 2015. The theme of the conference was ‘21st Century Tensions and Transformation in Africa’. Yirga participated by presenting a paper entitled, Beyond decoloniality: […]

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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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CHRE staff to present at the University of Barcelona, Australian Studies Centre Conference in 2016

In January 2016, The Australian Studies Centre (ASC) at the University of Barcelona, Spain, The Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE), Curtin University, The Centre for Peace and Social Justice(CPSJ) of Southern Cross University, Australia, and The Centre for Colonialism and its Aftermath, University of Tasmania, Australia coordinate the international science seminar held at the University […]

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CHRE co-convenes workshop on the regional impacts of Australia’s asylum seeker policies

Centre for Human Rights Education’s (CHRE) Dr Caroline Fleay and Dr Lisa Hartley co-convened a workshop in Melbourne on the 31st of August and 1st of September 2015, on the regional impacts of Australia’s asylum seeker policies with ANU’s Professor William Maley and with the support of Swinburne University’s (and CHRE Adjunct) Professor Linda Briskman. The workshop […]

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CHRE’s first post graduate colloquium day a success

On Saturday 8 August 2015, the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) held its first post graduate research colloquium at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies at Curtin University. Seven PhD students presented their research to the audience who comprised of Centre staff, other students and supervisors. CHRE lecturer, Dr Lisa Hartley, was the MC for […]

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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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