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PUBLIC FORUM: TOWARDS A JUST AND ECOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE PEACE
April 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pmAUD20.00
General – $20.00
Concession – $15.00
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Professor Heather Eaton
Heather Eaton is a Full Professor in Conflict Studies program at Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Eaton has engaged with inter-religious responses to the ecological crisis, the relationship among ecological, feminist and liberation theologies, and connections between religion and science. She has also been involved in conferences, workshops, teaching and publishing in these areas.
Professor Chaiwat Satha-Anand
Born in Bangkok, Thailand, Satha-Anand holds a PhD in political science from University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is a professor of political science at Thammasat University, Bangkok and director of the Thai Peace Information Centre which conducts studies and activism in relation to the Thai military and social issues. Satha-Anand is an expert on non-violence, theory as well as activism, and on Islam.
An outspoken Kurdish-Iranian writer and advocate, Boochani has been detained on Manus Island since 2013. He is author of the widely acclaimed No Friend But The Mountains, which was recently awarded the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Prize. He will be joining the forum by video link.
Sister Patricia Fox
Sister Patricia Fox has worked in the Philippines for 27 years, advocating land reform, culturally sensitive education of indigenous peoples, decent jobs and housing for the urban poor, freedom of political prisoners, and justice for the victims of extrajudicial killings.
Nyadol Nyuon is a lawyer, community advocate, writer, and accomplished speaker. Nyuon arrived in Australia as a refugee from Ethiopia, and is passionate about social justice, human rights, and cultural diversity.
Location: St Mary’s College
University of Melbourne, 871 Swanston Street, Parkville, VIC 3052