Evatt Newsletter - Special events notice - Update

Welcome to a special events issue (update) of the online newsletter of the Evatt Foundation.

Events

Reconciliation: the way ahead - an Evatt conversation between Mick Dodson & Henry Reynolds

We are pleased to announce that the conversation will be preceded by:

Acknowledgment in Language and English

Tammy Wright, Gamilaroi Woman, teacher and Aboriginal Project Officer, Ngara Yura Program, Judicial Commission of New South Wales

"Let's Walk Together, Let's Talk Together"

Pearl Wymarra, Gudang Clan from Far North Cape York. Pearl grew up up on Thursday Island, and is now the NSW and ACT Development and Outreach Officer for the Uniting Aboriginal and Christian Congress

Introduction to the speakers

Leanne Townsend, Aniwan Woman and CEO of NSW Reconciliation. Leanne has recently moved to Sydney from Canberra where she worked as Indigenous Adviser to the Governor-General and with FACSIA with responsibility for the NAIDOC Committee.

Please note that the conversation will be on this Monday (not Tuesday) 8 March 2010 in the Sydney Trades Hall Auditorium, 4 Goulburn Street Sydney (enter via Sussex St). The time is 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m. The cost is $25 ($20 for Evatt members). There are still some seats left. RSVP the Evatt Foundation: phone: 8090 1170; or email: admin@evatt.usyd.edu.au
http://evatt.org.au/events/15_20100217.html

The Big Pictures: privatisation & prisons

As previously advised, we are pleased to announce the screening of Business Behind Bars, followed by a panel discussion led by Professor David Brown from the University of NSW. The film will be screened in the Sydney Mechanics Institute, 280 Pitt Street. The date is Thursday 25 March. The time is 6 p.m. Entry is by donation.
http://evatt.org.au/events/16_20100302.html

Other info

The Tolpuddle Martyrs: Injustice within the law

The Evatt Foundation has received a new stock of the new edition of Herbert Vere Evatt's history of the Tolpuddle Martyrs. Elegantly published by Sydney University Press with a new introduction by Geoffrey Robertson QC, the book marks the 175 years since the transportation of the Martyrs to Australia. Everyone in the labour movement will want this fine work.
http://evatt.org.au/publications/books/230.html

Contact

The Evatt Foundation is part of the University of Sydney with an office in the Sydney Trades Hall. Please update your contact details.
http://http://evatt.org.au/site/contact.html

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