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Research seminar series 2017

PhD Colloquium 2016

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.



  • Visiting researcher, Dr Debra Dudek from the University of Wollongong and Director of the Centre for Canadian-Australian Studies, will speak on the topic of Refugee and Asylum Seeker Activism in Australian Fiction for Young People.

  • The Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) runs the annual postgraduate colloquium for all CHRE postgraduate students who are encouraged to present a 10 minute presentation.

  • This paper will contextualise the role of pedagogy itself as a core method of communication, language and discourse of human rights.

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    This year's Symposium will explore how contemporary Australia has been shaped by long intellectual and emotional histories regarding human rights and humanitarianism, and will consider the challenges facing Australia in engaging with wide-ranging human rights matters such as sexuality, disability, Indigenous rights, refugees, and religious freedoms.

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