Decolonising humanitarian protection? Survival vs rights of indigenous peoples in the context of protracted displacement in Asia

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Image: Artwork by Joydeb Roaja, ‘Generation Wish Yielding Trees and Atomic Tree’, 2017

Event details

Workshop

Date & time

Tuesday 07 January 2020 to Thursday 09 January 2020
9am–5.30pm

Venue

Lecture Theatre 3, Hedley Bull Centre (130), corner of Garran Road and Liversidge Street, ANU
ANU Canberra

Speaker

Various

Contacts

Jennifer
Canfield

Registration is absolutely ESSENTIAL for this event. Please email jennifer.canfield@anu.edu.au to register.

This workshop investigates new perspectives on indigenous jumma communities in the CHT and the Rohingya, an ethnic minority and refugee community in Asia through the prism of human rights to explore past practices, consider silent/silenced narratives of marginalisation and vulnerabilities. It offers new approaches to improve how we respond to the most pressing challenges of our time.

Featuring leading indigenous, human rights and refugee rights experts from Australasia, including:

Prof Shapan Adnan School of Oriental and African Studies(SOAS), University of London

Prof Meghna Guhathakurta Research Initiatives Bangladesh

Lawyer Sara Hossain Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh

Advocate Sultana Kamal Co-chair, Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission

Dr Virginia Marshall RegNet and Fenner Schools, ANU

Ms Wai Wai Nu Human rights activist, Myanmar

Raja Devasish Roy Chakma Circle Chief and lawyer

Ms Debbie Stothard Secretary General of the International Federation for Human Rights

Prof Asmi Wood National Centre for Indigenous Studies

Plus more…

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