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Herbert & Valmae Freilich Foundation - Early Career Researchers Small Grants Scheme:

 

2015 Grant Recipients are: 

Dr Tinashe Dune
School of Science and Health
University of Western Sydney

Project: The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Health Worker in a Eurocentric Health Care System

 

Dr Rachel Standfield
Monash Indigenous Centre
Monash University

Studying Race and Indigenous Studies: Assessing the impact on non-Indigenous Students

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Stories of bigotryAll stories

Dr Herbert Freilich's reminiscences of bigotry

Memories of Poland in the War

Hospitality and compassion when there is nothing left to give

Calling an ambulance in Capetown

A recount of racism in 1951 South Africa

The interesting life of a Polish priest

Tensions between the law, religion and family

What's Catholic?

Herbert Freilich recounts his first years of schooling

"I thought all doctors could tell"

Herbert Freilich recounts meeting a young man sailing to England

"He never told me he was black"

Friendships in South Africa

Early Career Researchers Small Grants Scheme

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Application close April 30 2015. 

Postgraduate Studies

Would you like to pursue a research degree in an area which comes under the rubric of the Freilich Foundation?If so, contact Dr Renata Grossi

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