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Emotions, Human Rights and Humanitarianism

Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017
Time: 5pm, followed by a reception at 6.30pm
Venue: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia (UWA)
Registration: Online here by 10 November 2017. This public opening event is free.

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This public event will showcase what new humanities emotions research can bring to understanding of the long history of human rights and humanitarianism, and opens the 48th Symposium of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.This is a free event open to the public, sponsored by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions and followed by a reception hosted by The University of Western Australia.

Keynote Speakers

Profs Haebich and Konstan will join the following speakers in a discussion chaired by Professor Susan Broomhall FAHA:

6.30pm Reception

Hosted by Professor Kent Anderson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Community and Engagement) of The University of Western Australia. 

The Australian Academy of the Humanities' 48th Annual Symposium on Humanitarianism and Human Rights will be held 15–17 November 2017 in Western Australia. For full details of the program, speakers and to register visit their website


Image: 'The First Day at Sea'. © Barat Ali Batoor.