PUB­LIC LEC­TURE

Mercury (Hobart) - Magazine - - Notebook -

THE REFUGEES PARADOX

HAR­VARD LEC­TURE THEATRE, UTAS, THURS­DAY, 5.30PM Dr Jen Couch, a se­nior lec­turer in youth work at the Aus­tralian Catholic Univer­sity, poses the ques­tion whether higher ed­u­ca­tion is pos­si­ble in a coun­try with­out a na­tion-state. Her par­tic­u­lar in­ter­est is in whether refugees liv­ing in refugee camps can have ac­cess to higher ed­u­ca­tion. In this talk, Dr Couch will dis­cuss the case of young Burmese refugees liv­ing in a camp in Thai­land. This is a free event. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.events.utas.edu.au/home/events

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