7th Annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers' Workshop 2017

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Event details


Date & time

Tuesday 14 February 2017


Monash University Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne




Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University
03 9905 3327

The 7th annual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers’ Workshop 2017 is being hosted by the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law out of the Monash University Faculty of Law City Chambers.

As with prior years, this workshop will bring together those engaged in teaching human rights in tertiary institutions around the country and from further afield, to share ideas about how teachers teach, and how students learn, in the area of human rights.

The workshop welcomes participants from all disciplines (past participants have included colleagues who work in law, social work, political science, history, literature, and other disciplines).

Registration is via email to castan.centre@monash.edu (please note any dietary or other requirements)

The workshop program and list of speakers can be viewed here.

Call for Expressions of Interest

We invite colleagues working on human rights in any discipline to submit expressions of interest to present at the 7thAnnual Human Rights Tertiary Teachers’ Workshop.

We are keen to receive proposals that focus not only on the substance of what we teach, but especially on how we go about teaching human rights, with an emphasis on new and innovative ways of addressing new (and old) issues. 
The organising committee would particularly welcome expressions of interest on the following themes:

  • Teaching topics such as the history of human rights; international institutions, climate change and human rights and business and human rights

  • Innovative approaches to teaching human rights such as the use of social media, experiential learning, simulations, flipped classrooms and assessment regimes.

Please send your expression of interest to joanna.kyriakakis@monash.edu by Monday 12 December 2016.

Organising Committee

Joanna Kyriakakis, Sarah Joseph, Andrew Byrnes, John Tobin, Hilary Charlesworth and Melissa Castan

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