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APPI Seminar The Pedagogies of Human Rights

Our Masters and PhD students come from diverse backgrounds and countries, with many and varied experiences in a variety of disciplines. Read some student testimonials about studying in the Masters course, the projects students undertook to complete their Masters program, and read about some of our current PhD students’ research for an idea of the variety of topics being covered by our student community.

News and Events

  • CHRE Research Seminar Series 2021, 'Unpacking Coercive Control: Seeing, Understanding and Acting'

    Dr Marilyn Metta

    Dr Marilyn Metta delivered the Centre's first research seminar for the year. The seminar was held in person at Curtin University as well as online. Recording available.

  • A sad farewell to Professor Baden Offord

    Baden Offord

    The 8th of December was Professor Baden Offord’s last day at the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) at Curtin University. Baden held the Dr Haruhisa Handa Chair of Human Rights and the position as Director of CHRE since January 2015.

  • International Human Rights Day 2020

    10th of December, the Centre for Human Rights Education co-hosted an event with ASeTTS in recognition of International Human Rights Day, in line with this year's theme "Recover Better: Stand Up for Human Rights".

  • Professor Offord awarded Emeritus title

    Baden Offord

    This title is a prestigious honour and made in recognition of his distinguished service as a Professor of Cultural Studies and Human rights and as the Director of CHRE, and his commitment and academic leadership in human rights, sexuality, cultural studies and education at Curtin University.

  • Annual Human Rights Lecture video now available

    Dean Adrien K. Wing

    You can now view the Annual Human Rights Lecture presented by Dean Adrien K Wing on 23 October 2020, via YouTube.


  • More dates

    Centre Emeritus Professor Baden Offord will be a Keynote Speaker at HERDSA 2021, the 43rd annual conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) to be held in Brisbane Australia 7 - 10 July 2021.

  • More dates

    Emeritus Professor Baden Offord will be a keynote speaker at the CSAA 'Bodies in Flux' Conference at Edith Cowan University in Perth in December 2020.

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Australian Ally Conference 2018

'Activating Human Rights: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status – Leading the Change'
The 2nd Australian Ally Network Conference was hosted by Curtin University in Perth on 27-28 September 2018.
Resources from the Conference can be found via the link below.

Conference resources

Research Seminar Series

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 occur on a weekday afternoon at Curtin University and as webinars online. Click on the link below for more information about upcoming seminars.

Research Seminar Series: 2021