Events

Special Display: Race and Racial Discrimination

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Thursday 21 March 2019

Vist the library to view the Special Display about Race and Racial Discrimination, marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21 March.

VU Library invites you to see the display, created as part of Cultural Diversity Week celebrations from 18 to 22 March.

Materials from all areas of the Special Collections will be on display to showcase how ‘Race’ and ‘Racial Discrimination’ are part of conversations about various topics, affecting various groups, including:

  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Black Americans
  • Inequality 
  • Law and legislation
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Exploitation
  • Employment
  • Colonial rule in Papua New Guinea
  • Ethnic discrimination and exclusion in Fiji
  • Crimes against humanity in Timor-Leste

To access Special Collections materials for research or inspiration, check the Library Guide How to access and use Special Collections.

Email special.collections@vu.edu.au with any questions, or to make an appointment.

Perspective on Cultural Diversity

During Cultural Diversity Week from 18-22 March, visit our campus libraries and add your perspective to the Cultural Diversity Board: ‘How do I connect and belong to VU as a culturally diverse university?’.

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When?

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Thursday 21 March, 10am-2pm

Where?

Footscray Park Ballarat Road
Footscray
Australia

Footscray Park Library, Building P, Level 2.