Castan Centre Annual Human Rights Conference 2019

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Event Details

Date:
26 July 2019 at 9:00 am – 26 July 2019 at 5:00 pm
Venue:
The Arena, NAB Docklands, 700 Bourke Street, Docklands
Campus:
NA
Open to:
Public
Cost:
Refer to the website
Categories:
Alumni; Law; Other events; Public lectures; Seminars & Workshops

Description

Join hundreds of professionals, activists and academics at Australia’s only annual human rights conference, brought to you by the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law.

Speakers so far include:

Panel: Human Rights by Public Opinion - Campaigning for Change via national votes

  • Shannan Dodson, Communications Manager, Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Leadership and Engagement University of Technology Sydney
  • Anna Brown, Equality Australia
  • Professor Sarah Maddison, Co-Director, Indigenous-Settler Relations Collaboration, Melbourne University
  • Zainab Mahboob, Head of Legal at the Justice Project Pakistan, A Maurice Blackburn Visiting Activist

Topic: Opposing the death penalty in Pakistan

  • Rosemary Kayess, Senior Research Fellow, Social Policy Research Centre , niversity of New South Wales

Topic: Disability and human rights in Australia (TBC)

  • Nyadol Nyuon, Lawyer, community advocate and writer

Topic: Racism in Victoria (TBC)

  • Shukufa Tahiri, Refugee Council of Australia

Topic: Human rights and Australia's treatment of refugees (TBC)

  • Associate Professor Kate Galloway, Bond University

Topic: Data is the new black - Privacy its must-have accessory


Name
Janice Hugo
E-Mail
castan.centre@monash.edu
Phone
03 9905 3327
Organisation
Castan Centre for Human Rights Law