Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All

Culture Talk is a free series of events hosted by Cultural Infusion that feature prominent guest speakers discussing their field of expertise, followed by a Q&A session with the audience. The next Culture Talk will focus on Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All at Cultural Infusion, Vere St Collingwood on 21 September commencing at 6pm.


 

Culture Talk is a free series of events hosted by Cultural Infusion that feature prominent guest speakers discussing their field of expertise, followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

Sometimes funny, sometimes controversial and always thought-provoking, this panel discussion series aims to explore the importance of culture and its effect on the world.

This year, Culture Talk will be hosted on 21st September, in commemoration of International Day of Peace and the discussion will reflect upon this year’s Peace Day theme “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”.

The Panel:

  • Professor Dr Alberto Gomes

Emeritus Professor of Anthropology – La Trobe University

Global Director for DEEP Network

  • Pera Wells

Former Secretary-General – World Federation of the United Nations Association

Vice-President – Australian Council for Human Rights Education

  • Ahmed Tohow

Board member of Global Somali Diaspora

Director of Australia Somali Business Council

  • Alexandra Phelan

PhD Candidate, Researcher and Teaching Associate


This event is open to the public and will be held at the Cultural Infusion Centre at Collingwood College, facilitated by Peter Mousaferiadis, CEO of Cultural Infusion and Nivy Balachandran, Australia-Pacific Regional Coordinator of the United Religions Initiative (URI), the world’s largest grassroots interfaith and intercultural peace building organisation.

The event will feature initiatives from across the world highlighting the importance of work in building cultures of peace. The relevance of the Gallipoli campaign to peace-building efforts today, will also be explored.

Event Details

Program: Culture Talk – Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All
Date: Thursday 21 September 2017
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm AEST
Location: Cultural Infusion Centre, 49 Vere Street, Collingwood, VIC 3066
Registration: Online at Eventbrite
Cost: Free

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