Tag: youth

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    Restorative justice

    When: Saturday 22 October at 10AM

    Where: Hetzel Theatre

    Speakers: Prof Rick Sarre

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    Restorative justice mechanisms have been a formal part of the justice landscape in Australia for more than 20 years. What are they? Have they been successful? What does the future hold?

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    The Graeme Hugo Memorial Lecture: The future of humanity does not look good

    When: Sunday 23 October at 11:15AM

    Where: Bonython Hall

    Speakers: Prof Rick Sarre, Prof Paul James

    We have reached a stage in history where we have the capacity to fracture the liveability of this planet, at least for us humans. Increasing global mobility is breaking up communities and places. Intensifying globalization is rendering economics and politics more tumultuous. And climate change will cause increasing chaos. This talk maps the patterns of transformation and makes some hopeful suggestions for alternative pathways.

    Presented by: SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE

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    Youth lead the change

    When: Sunday 23 October at 11:15AM

    Where: Open State Hub

    Speakers: Prof Rick Sarre, Prof Paul James, Shari Davis

    With the financial crisis of 2008 having seen youth unemployment rise to alarming levels, the City Government of Boston has taken a radical approach to youth engagement, not only asking young people what they want to happen in their city, but providing US$1 million for them to put towards capital projects they believe in.

    Presented by: THE ASSISTANCE OF OPEN STATE

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    Dame Roma Mitchell Oration: What would Roma say?

    When: Sunday 23 October at 2:30PM

    Where: Bonython Hall

    Speakers: Prof Rick Sarre, Prof Paul James, Shari Davis, Hon Dr Robyn Layton

    Dame Roma Mitchell died almost 16 years ago. If she could speak to us today, what might she say about the current state of human rights in Australia? For example, our treatment of refugees and asylum seekers; the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; freedom of speech; domestic violence; women in the legal profession, equal pay and same-sex marriage?

    Presented by: THE OFFICE OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSIONER

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    Tipping points for success

    When: Sunday 23 October at 3:45PM

    Where: Elder Hall

    Speakers: Prof Rick Sarre, Prof Paul James, Shari Davis, Hon Dr Robyn Layton, Daniels Langeberg, Max Toovey, Manal Younus

    Future economies will depend on the talents, energy and imagination of younger business people, entrepreneurs and agents of change. What are the tipping points that determine the success or failure of a new venture? How can a new generation successfully drive innovative enterprise in a pre-existing system?

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