2007 Seminars, Conferences and Other Events

CPACS organises regular seminars and other events at the Centre or at other locations on the University of Sydney Camperdown campus.

CPACS seminars are free and open to anyone interested. For other events there may be a small charge.

Thursday 8 November 2007

2007 Sydney Peace Price Recipient Dr Hans Blix

Question and Answer Session

Globalisation and the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Friday 12 October 2007, lunchtime seminar

Robin Banks

A Charter of Rights for New South Wales

Monday 15 October 2007, lunchtime seminar

Paulus Ryanto

The Power of Poetry in Derrida

One-day workshop, Tuesday 25 September 2007

Associate Professor Jake Lynch and Annabel McGoldrick

Becoming Media-Savvy

Monday 10 September 2007, lunchtime seminar

David Kilgour

Is China Executing Falun Gong Practitioners to Harvest and Sell Their Organs to Wealthy Foreigners?

Tuesday 28 August 2007, 6.00pm-8.00pm

Viewing of the film, The Iron Wall, a one-hour documentary on the core issue of the Israel-Palestine conflict: the on-going colonisation of the Occupied Palestinian Territories by Israeli settlers.

Followed by a panel discussion - panel members still to be confirmed

Dr Victor Batarseh, Mayor of Bethlehem
Elected Mayor of Bethlehem in May 2005. Chairman of the Joint Services for Bethlehem District. Active in the political and social work in the Bethlehem community.

Anthony Lowenstein, author of My Israel Question

Ms Randa Abdel-Fatteh, author and lawyer. Has been a member of the Palestinian Human Rights Committee and of the NSW Young Lawyers for Human Rights Committee.

Footbridge Theatre, The University of Sydney
entry by gold coin donation

Tuesday 21 August 2007

Andrew Greig

Book Launch

Taming War

Monday 20 August 2007, lunchtime seminar

Kuranda Seyit, Jamaila Hussain, and Peter Manning

Lunchtime Seminar with Discussion Panel

Muslims in Sydney Media

Tuesday 14 August 2007

Thomas Cassidy

Seminar and Film Screening

Iraq Veterans Against War

Thursday 9 - Friday 10 August 2007

Eko Waluyo and Peter King (Convenors)

A conference organised by the West Papua Project

Paths to Justice and Prosperity

View conference program and papers

Friday 27 July 2007, lunchtime seminar

Professor Stephan Parmentier

Dealing with the Past in Criminology: Issues and Challenges

Tuesday 24 July 2007

Associate Professor Jake Lynch and Paddy Gibson

Seminar and Film Screening

The Talisman Sabre Protest in Northern Queensland

Monday 23 July 2007

Associate Professor Jake Lynch

10th Anniversary Lecture, Sydney Peace Foundation

Promoting Dissent, Reviving Democracy

Tuesday 29 May 2007

Joseph Toman, CPACS Intern

Seminar and discussion

An Assessment of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission in Theory and Practice

Monday 21 May 2007, lunchtime seminar

Jodie Martire, Peace Brigades International

Defending Human Rights Defenders in Colombia’s Civil War

Friday 11 May 2007

Rwandan Ambassador to Australia Dr Emile Rwamasirabo

Informal Speech and Discussion

A Rwandan and African Perspective on Conflict, Peace and Development

Monday 16 April 2007, lunchtime seminar

Professor Robert Hackett and Assoc Prof Jake Lynch

New Directions in Peace Journalism

Monday 26 March 2007, 12.30pm-2.00pm

Michael Otterman

Research Seminar- From Theory to Practice: How Research Can Address Social Change

American Torture: From the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and Beyond

Monday 19 March 2007, 12.30pm-2.00pm

Professor Ian Lubek

Research Seminar- From Theory to Practice: How Research Can Address Social Change

Research, Intervention, Advocacy, Activism and Policy Change in Siem Reap, Cambodia: Making a Difference for Women’s and Children’s Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention