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Vicky MasonWe are looking forward to welcoming Victoria Mason to the CIGJ next week. Victoria is a Lecturer in Human Rights and Peace and Conflict Studies in ANU’s School of Politics and International Relations, and will be a visitor at the Centre until 31st January 2016.

Victoria’s current projects include work on conflict and conflict resolution in the Middle East (particularly Israel-Palestine and Iraq), the Palestinian question and broader human rights and gender issues in the Middle East. Her wider human rights research includes projects on state violence and state terror, the treatment of refugees, and issues of Islamophobia and anti-Arab discrimination in the West.

Emma Larking was on radio 3CR program, ‘Radical Philosophy’ recently, discussing human rights and Hannah Arendt’s concept of a ‘right to have rights’ with host Beth Matthews.

Listen to the program here.