Recognizing Indigenous Australians in the Constitution
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When: Monday, April 20
Where: Thompson Room
Harvard University
Presenter: Frank Brennan, S.J.
Contact: Louisa Teo

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20 April 2015 

A Public Lecture and Discussion with Frank Brennan, S.J.

Recognizing Indigenous Australians in the Constitution

6.00-8.00pm, April 20, 2015
Barker Center 110 - Thompson Room 
Harvard University
Fr. Brennan is a Jesuit priest, and an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for services to Aboriginal Australians, particularly as an advocate in the areas of law, social justice and reconciliation. The National Trust has classified him as a Living National Treasure. In 2009, he chaired the Australian National Human Rights Consultation Committee. He was the recipient of the Migration Institute of Australia’s 2013 Distinguished Service to Immigration Award. He is also a board member of Kevin Rudd’s National Apology Foundation.

Professor Brennan is the 2014-2015 Gasson Chair at Boston College and is in residence at the Law School. He is also a professor of law at Australian Catholic University and adjunct professor at the ANU College of Law and National Centre for Indigenous Studies (NCIS).
His books on Aboriginal issues include The Wik Debate, One Land One Nation, Sharing the Country and Land Rights Queensland Style. His latest book No Small Change argues the case for modest constitutional change recognising Indigenous Australians in the Constitution.

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