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Valuing Diverse Leadership in the 21st Century
Dec 4-2019

Valuing Diverse Leadership in the 21st Century

Event Description Race Commissioner, Mr Chin Tan will speak on “Valuing Diverse Leadership in the 21st Century”  Mr Chin Tan, Race Commissioner Chin Tan commenced his term as Race Discrimination Commissioner on October 8, 2018. Prior to joining the Commission, Chin spent three years as the Director for Multicultural Engagement at the Swinburne University of Technology […]

Affinity Intercultural Foundation
Upcoming
Free
Faithful Responses to Climate Emergency: Acting In Hope
Nov 14-2019

Faithful Responses to Climate Emergency: Acting In Hope

Event Description Assoc. Prof Mehmet Ozalp and Thea Ormerod will discuss: “Faithful Responses to Climate Emergency: Acting in Hope” They would be able to discuss the below through the facilitator Assoc. Prof Clive Pearson:  Faced with talk of climate emergency, extinction rebellion, where are we to find hope? How can the wider public be motivated? […]

Affinity Intercultural Foundation
Past
Free
What is a journalist and are they still of any use? A crisis for professional journalism!
Sep 10-2019

What is a journalist and are they still of any use? A crisis for professional journalism!

Event Description Prof Monica Attard and Prof Peter Fray will talk about “What is a journalist and are they still of any use? A crisis for professional journalism” in the current environment. They would be able to discuss the below through the facilitator Ros Lawson : how and why definitions are changing how journalists are valued and how this is […]

Affinity Intercultural Foundation
Past
Free
The Sultan & The Saint- 800th Anniversary Special Screening
Sep 5-2019

The Sultan & The Saint- 800th Anniversary Special Screening

During the Crusades, Saint Francis of Assisi risked his life by walking across enemy lines to meet the Sultan of Egypt, the Muslim ruler Malik al-Kamil. This remarkable encounter and the commitment to peace of the two men behind it sucked the venom out of the Crusades and changed the relationship between Muslims and Christians […]

Past
Free
A Christian’s Perspective on The Islamic Notion of Service
Aug 27-2019

A Christian’s Perspective on The Islamic Notion of Service

The conversation provides a Christian’s perspective on a notion that both Christianity and Islam encourage – Service. Just like in Christianity, Islam places enormous emphasis on personal and collective development through education, welfare, social enterprise & dialogue. It effuses a principle to offer service to anyone irrespective of an individual’s faith, ethnicity or ideology. However, […]

Pioneer House
Past
Free