Entries by Affinity Intercultural Foundation

October 4 Lunchtime Lecture with NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn

About the speaker: Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn is a career police officer having joined the Police Force at the age of 19. Her career has covered all areas across the NSW Police Force including general duties, detectives, homicide, major crime, internal affairs, counter terrorism and corporate areas. From 2002 to 2006 Deputy Commissioner Burn was […]

Twin talks: A Recap of Professor Scott Alexander’s 2017 Sydney tour

Professor Scott Alexander, from the Chicago Catholic Theological Union delivered two talks during the Sydney leg of his Australia and New Zealand tour in August with a presentation titled, Reforming Reform: Hizmet and the survival of ‘Civil Islam’ in contemporary Turkey and another one titled Difference in Dialogue: Promise or Peril? The first event was […]

A Lunchtime Lecture with Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner

Abstract: When Paul McCartney penned his famous song “Will you still need me…” in 1966, at the age of 16, the oldest of Australia’s baby boomers were turning 20.  Despite Paul contemplating turning 64 these boomers were on the cusp of adulthood and the inevitability of turning 64 was most probably the furthest thing from their […]