2003 Seminars, Conferences and Other Events

Semester 2, 2003

Wednesday 29 October 2003
Forum for Peace and Solidarity: Christian and Muslim speakers discuss the role of their faith in the twenty-first century

A free public forum, organised by CPACS students
Speakers:
Father Patrick J. McInerney and Sister Pauline Rae - Columban Centre for Christian Muslim Relations
Mr Afroz Ali - Islamic Scholar
Sister Tazin Abdullah - prominent Islamic commentator

12.30 -2.00 pm
CPACS Room 114, Mackie Building, Arundel Street, Glebe
More information: CPACS: 9036 9286/Julie Smith 0403 949 342


Tuesday 5 August 2003
Women’s Rights in post-Taliban Afghanistan
Tahmeena Faryal, RAWA

12.30 – 2 pm
CPACS Room 114, Mackie Building, Arundel Street, Glebe

Semester 1, 2003

Tuesday 10 June 2003
The Conflict in Western Sahara: A Saharawi woman speaks out
Fatima Mahfoud
12.30 -2.00 pm
CPACS Oval Office, Mackie Building, Arundel Street, Glebe

Friday 16 May 2003
Gender, Politics and Islamic Fundamentalism
Faried Esack
Xavier University, Ohio
12.30 – 2.00 pm
History Room S223, Quadrangle Building, University of Sydney (in the corner behind the Jacaranda tree)

Tuesday 6 May 2003
(Together with ACCESS, the University of Sydney Union)
Why U.S.?
An Insightful Look at the 9/11 Tragedy and What Makes the United States a Target.

A free film showing and discussion with the filmmakers
12 noon
Manning Bar, Manning Road, University of Sydney

Tuesday 29 April 2003
Condemned to Repeat: The Paradox of Humanitarian Action
Dr Fiona Terry
Médecins Sans Frontières
1.00 - 2.00 pm
History Room S223, Quadrangle Building, University of Sydney (in the corner behind the Jacaranda tree)

Monday 28 April 2003
(Together with Initiatives for Change)
Reconciliation in Practice
Post-conflict reconciliation stories from South Africa, Lebanon and the Solomon Islands

1.00 - 2.30 pm
CPACS Room 114, Mackie Building, Arundel Street, Glebe

Tuesday 8 April 2003
On Israelification: Democracy and Paranoia in International Relations Today
Dr Ghassan Hage, Department of Anthropology, University of Sydney
12.30 – 2 pm
CPACS Room 114, Mackie Building, Arundel Street, Glebe

Monday 17 March 2003
War in Iraq: Causes and Consequences
Dr Paul White, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
12.30 – 2 pm
CPACS Room 114, Mackie Building, Arundel Street, Glebe

Tuesday 11 March 2003
The History and Politics of Disarmament in the Interwar Period
Dr Andrew Webster, Cambridge University
12.30 –2 pm
CPACS Oval Office, Mackie Building, Arundel Street, Glebe