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  • engages in teaching, research, consultancy and community education to realise these commitments.

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Dr Yirga Woldeyes, speaker at the African Studies of Australasia and the Pacific Conference

Dr Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes, a lecturer at the Centre for Human Rights Education, participated in the 38th African Studies of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) Conference that was organised at Deakin University, Melbourne, from 28th-30th October 2015. The theme of the conference was ‘21st Century Tensions and Transformation in Africa’. Yirga participated by presenting a paper entitled, Beyond decoloniality: […] read more

The Banner image is the SIEV X memorial in Canberra that remembers the 353 men, women and children who drowned on 20 October 2001 when their boat sank en route to Australia. All were seeking asylum.
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