This year’s Annual Human Rights Lecture at the Curtin University Centre for Human Rights Education will be delivered by Waleed Aly.
Widely known as the co-host of Network TEN’s The Project, Waleed Aly is a broadcaster, author, academic, musician and one of Australia’s most respected and versatile media talents.
His social and political commentary has produced an award-winning book and multiple literary short-listings. His debut book, People Like Us: How arrogance is dividing Islam and the West (Picador, 2007), was shortlisted for several awards including the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards and for Best Newcomer at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. In 2014 he was awarded the prestigious Walkley Award for Commentary, Analysis, Opinion and Critique.
The inaugural Curtin Annual Human Rights Lecture delivered by Professor Gillian Triggs was excellent. There is a link on the Research and Reports page of this site to view the lecture.
The lecture is on Saturday 19 August starting at 3:45pm. It is free, but you need to register quickly as places are filling fast. All the details are on the Centre for Human Rights Education website.