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March 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm UTC+10
Do you want to better understand:
What constitutes hate speech
Hate crime and anti-discrimination legislation in Australia
Where you can report and what recourse you have
Antisemitism in Australia
Misogyny and sexism in contemporary spaces
Current issues like the banning of Nazi symbols, and online hate
The first session, will be held on 6 March 10.30-12.30AEDT, and delivered by Prof Katharine Gelber, the Head of the Political Science and International Studies School at the University of Queensland. Prof Gelber is a leading expert in hate speech and vilification. She has published widely on various aspects of the field, and in recent years has written of her own family history of Nazi persecution.
The NCJWA has developed a three-part training series for Jewish Australian women to build knowledge and skills around identifying and responding to prejudice, discrimination and hate, to interrogate current experiences of antisemitism in Australia and online, and to understand how sexism and misogyny manifest for Jewish women.