This Canberra Conversation session will explore Australia’s asylum seeker policy through the eyes of three speakers from diverse backgrounds

  • Miss Sama Khan, a final year Law and Arts student at the ANU, majoring in International Relations and Middle Eastern studies and a second generation Australian Muslim,
  • Dr John Minns, Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations at the ANU and who has published on refugee issues and been involved in refugee politics since 2000 and
  • Mr Jeeven Nadanakumar a student studying Law/Economics at the ANU and an active member of Canberra’s Tamil community. Jeevan also advises the ACT Government on multicultural affairs as a member of the One Canberra Reference Group.

Each speaker will make a brief presentation before opening up the conversation to the audience.  The event will be facilitated by Professorial Fellow Jon Stanhope AO.

  •  Wednesday, 13 May 2015
  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm
  • Function Room, Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Canberra City
  • Cost:    Free

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