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Fountain Magazine Panel with Professor Paul Weller, Professor Sophia Pandya and Tim Costello

  About the speakers: Professor Sophia Pandya Professor Sophia Pandya specialises in women, religion, and globalisation. She received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in Near Eastern Studies/Arabic, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from U.C. Santa Barbara in Religious Studies, with a focus on women and Islam. A Fulbright scholar, she researched Muslim […]

Lunchtime Lecture with Professor Paul Weller

About the speaker: Professor Paul Weller has been at the University of Derby since 1990. His role at the University involves strategically and operationally leading and managing research in the Faculty of Education, Health and Sciences, which is the University’s largest and most research-engaged Faculty. He is also strategically responsible for commercial development in the Faculty, […]

Lunchtime Lecture with Professor Sophia Pandya

About the speaker: Professor Sophia Pandya specialises in women, religion, and globalisation. She received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in Near Eastern Studies/Arabic, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from U.C. Santa Barbara in Religious Studies, with a focus on women and Islam. A Fulbright scholar, she researched Muslim women’s changing religious practices […]

Lunchtime Lecture with Bob Carr

About the speaker: Former Foreign Minister Bob Carr is also the longest continuously serving Premier in New South Wales history. During his 10 years the State Government set new records for spending on infrastructure, became the first government in the State’s history to retire debt, hosted the world’s best Olympics in 2000 and achieved the […]

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Twenty five years of the Disability Discrimination Act

On Tuesday 28 November, Affinity held its final Lunchtime Lecture of the year with Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin from the Australian Human Rights Commission. The Commissioner, who is deaf, was accompanied by two AUSLAN interpreters who provided translation assistance. Facilitating the talk was Professor Shane Clifton, Dean of Theology from Alphacrucis College, who suffered […]