Events

The Freilich Project organises a range of events including public lectures, conferences and seminars, many of which are free and open to the public. These events draw on the expertise of some of Australia—and the world’s—most prominent intellectuals and public figures on subjects related to bigotry.

27
Mar
2024

2024 Alice Tay Lecture: Panel on Human Rights and the NDIS

The 2024 Alice Tay Lecture on Law and Human Rights will be taking place Wednesday 27 March. This year we are hosting a panel discussion considering the NDIS...
Two images, one of Cocoa the Conscious and one of Jim Moginie holding a guitar.
14
Mar
2024

We Bleed the Same: Stories, at Manly Writers' Festival

We are proudly supporting the We Bleed the Same exhibition's latest show, We Bleed the Same: Stories, at the Manly Writers' Festival in March.  The Festival...
13
Mar
2024

Research Seminar: Investigating Overt and Covert Perpetuation of Prejudice and Bigotry in Children’s Picture Books

The call for the publication and use of diverse books for children is gaining momentum worldwide. Dr Helen Adam (Edith Cowan University) and Dr Sally Murphy (...
Two men stand on a rooftop holding a sign that reads "Are not we your neighbour don't mistreat the foreigner"
01
Nov
2023

Annual Freilich Lecture: Are we not your neighbours? Bigotry in Australian Life

Bigotry has been an enduring feature of Australian life, present from the arrival of the first Europeans on the continent’s shores.  In 1796, the New South...
21
Sep
2023

Research Seminar: Motivated prejudice behind the 'perpetual foreigner syndrome'

Asian Australians (and other members of Asian diaspora communities in Western nations) are chronically perceived and treated as though they are foreigners, and...
07
Sep
2023

Alice Tay Lecture: Human Rights in Australia’s International Relations

Human Rights in Australia’s International Relations Human rights occupy a curiously uncomfortable place in Australia’s international relations. Like liberal...
24
Aug
2023

Research Seminar: Towards Hetero-Optimism

This research project presents a six-episode podcast series exploring the cultural logic of Asa Seresin’s concept "heteropessimism". We are carefully and...

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