Award winning human rights campaigner to hold this years’ Peace Lecture


The Management School will be hosting a number of public lectures by international academics in the second week of term. On Monday Professor Alison Mountz held a lecture on ‘Ontologies of exclusion: Islands as detention archipelago’.

In addition, on Thursday Week Two, award winning human rights campaigner Professor Linda Briskman from Curtin University, Australia will be conducting a lecture in Franklin lecture theatre in the Faraday building.

The lecture will be taking place between 6-7:30pm. Prof. Briskman will be delivering this year’s 2010 Richardson Institute Annual Peace Lecture, having gained a distinguished career researching asylum seekers, refugees and aboriginal rights.

The lecture is set up annually by the Richardson Institute, part of the Politics, Philosophy and Religious Studies department at Lancaster, and aims to highlight the important theme in peace and conflict studies. The lecture is free and all are welcome.

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