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Research seminar series 2017
The Centre for Human Rights Education organises research seminars to allow for the dissemination and communication of our research and advocacy to the broader university and wider community. These one hour seminars will occur on a weekday afternoon at Curtin University, four to six times a year. Please see the Research Seminar Series page for more details.
CHRE was strongly represented at the Symposium in November with Professor Baden Offord as co-convener and chair, and Dr Yirga Woldeyes presenting.
The Centre’s Dr Elfie Shiosaki along with Curtin Distinguished Professor Anna Haebich and Noongar elder Darryl Kickett, conducted an Archival Research workshop at the State Records Office of Western Australia in October 2017.
Baden presented on 'How we think about suicide as educators from the perspective of an educator with lived experience' to the Southern Cross Distance Education teachers in Ballina.
Caroline presented an overview of the project that CHRE has developed with people seeking asylum that aims to enable greater access to higher education.
On the 21st of September, the Centre’s Dr Elfie Shiosaki with Dr Leisa Gibbons conducted a workshop titled ‘Archives and Indigenous human rights workshop: decolonising archives in Western Australia’.
Mary Anne Kenny and Caroline Fleay will discuss the social, legal and economic barriers faced by refugees and asylum seekers when accessing higher education in Australia.