Event categories: Lecture

Freedom of Religion: Liberty in a Secular Society
Dec 2-2020

Freedom of Religion: Liberty in a Secular Society

Religious Freedom in Australia has long been taken for granted. Recent debates over social issues from Gay Marriage to Education have led to proposals for new legislation. As religious adherence in Australia diversifies and declines, is there need for a deeper conversation? What issues are at stake? Discussing their recently published books, retired bishop Robert […]

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World Children’s Day Webinar: Educate a Child
Nov 20-2020

World Children’s Day Webinar: Educate a Child

Australia for UNHCR and Amnesty International is joining Affinity for World Children’s Day to share how we support refugee children – who make up more than half of the world’s 79.5 million refugee population. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, provides life-saving support for refugee children, including unaccompanied children separated from their families, as well as delivering education opportunities […]

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Young Student Leaders & Their Role in Shaping the 21st Century
Nov 14-2020

Young Student Leaders & Their Role in Shaping the 21st Century

Affinity Youth has proudly collaborated with UN Youth New South Wales. Join us for an insightful webinar with the young voices of today as they discuss ‘#Young #Student #Leaders & Their #Role in #Shaping the #21stCentury‘. Bethlehem Mekonnen (Senior Equity and Diversity Ambassador UTS), Sanjaya Sharma (MYAN NSW Ambassador) & Arash Bordbar (Chair of APRRN & Coordinator for UNHCR Global Youth Advisory Council) […]

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55th Anniversary of ‘Nostra Aetate’ Faith in our day – Bridge or Barrier ?
Oct 28-2020

55th Anniversary of ‘Nostra Aetate’ Faith in our day – Bridge or Barrier ?

Affinity has proudly collaborated with the Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations and the Australian Catholic University (ACU). Join us for an insightful webinar with Rabbi Dr Benjamin Elton, Reverend Dr Patrick McInerney ssc and Associate Professor Salih Yucel. Facilitating this webinar is Veteran ABC Broadcaster John Cleary. This webinar episode will go LIVE on 28 October 7 pm on […]

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Domestic Violence & Covid 19
Oct 7-2020

Domestic Violence & Covid 19

Affinity collaborated with the Law Council of Australia for a webinar episode in recognition of Mental Health Month & Domestic Violence. About this Event Join us for an insightful webinar with Attorney General and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence the hon Mark Raymond Speakman, SC MP and President of Law Council of Australia […]

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