Wednesday 16 March 2016 at 5.15 pm,
NSW Bar Association, Common Room
Presented by Dr Tim Soutphommasane
- Sarah Pritchard SC (Chair of the Human Rights Committee), and
- Anthony McGrath SC (Chair of the Equal Opportunity Committee)
Dr Tim Soutphommasane is the Race Discrimination Commissioner since 20 August 2013 at the Australian Human Rights Commission. Prior to this he was a political philosopher and held posts at The University of Sydney and Monash University. His thinking on multiculturalism, national identity and patriotism has been influential in shaping debates in Australia and Britain.
Dr Soutphommasane is the author of four books, I’m not racist but … (2015), The Virtuous Citizen (2012), Don't Go Back To Where You Came From (2012), and Reclaiming Patriotism (2009). He was co-editor (with Nick Dyrenfurth) of All That's Left (2010). He has been an opinion columnist with The Age and The Weekend Australian newspapers, and in 2013 presented the documentary series “Mongrel Nation” on ABC Radio National.
For more information please visit the Australian Human Rights Commission website
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