Entries by Affinity Intercultural Foundation

A recap of Professor Scott Alexander’s 2017 Sydney tour

On Monday 7 August, Professor Scott Alexander, from the Chicago Catholic Theological Union kicked off the Sydney leg of his Australia and New Zealand speaking tour with a presentation titled, Reforming Reform: Hizmet and the survival of ‘Civil Islam’ in contemporary Turkey. Held at Western Sydney University’s new Peter Shergold Building, the event was a collaboration […]

Morning Conversation with Professor Barney Glover

  About the speaker: Professor Barney Glover commenced as the Vice-Chancellor and President of Western Sydney University on 1 January 2014. Professor Glover is an accomplished academic leader and experienced Vice-Chancellor. Previously Vice-Chancellor at Charles Darwin University from 2009 to 2013, he has a long record of success in university management and leadership, particularly in […]

2017 Home Iftar Dinners

Affinity’s Home Iftar initiative has been a growing tradition since its inception in 2006. This year was no exception, with 18 Australian-Muslim families across Western Sydney opening their homes to share an Iftar meal with non-Muslim guests, including representatives from  local councils, government, public service, media, academia and various faith and community groups. These Iftar […]