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OWeek UNSW -Playing Panel Provacateurs

This afternoon  I participated in a University of New South Wales O-Week event, titled ‘Terrorising Ourselves: A panel on the politicisation and media representation of terrorism!’,  The panellists for the event were: Michael Hing (comedian and host) Sarrah La Marquand , editor , NewsCorps  Dr. Eyal Mayroz , lecturer Conflict Studies, Uni of Sydney  Osman Faruqi - writer, The Guardian, Crikey  Tasneem Chopra, Cross Cultural Consultant  John McCarthy - former diplomat to US, Middle East [...]

2017-08-29T12:43:49+00:00February 24th, 2016|

Q and A: Team Australia, Terror and Tinderboxes

On Monday I was invited to be a panellist on ABC's Q&A, live from Deakin Edge, at Federation Square in Melbourne. The session theme was, 'Team Australia, Terror and Tinderboxes'.. Panellists were Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister; Paul Kelly, Editor-at-large The Australian; Elizabeth Pisani, Author and Indonesia commentator; Ali Alizadeh, Iranian-Australian author and myself, Tasneem Chopra, author and Chair, Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights. The program traversed anticipated topics of the likelihood [...]

2014-10-17T08:08:42+00:00August 25th, 2014|