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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