Sir Zelman Cowen Centre

News from the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre

Professor Kathy Laster, Director of Victoria University’s Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, has been appointed Chair of the Victorian Government’s VITS Language Loop interpreting and translation service.

Professor Kathy Laster, Director of Victoria University’s Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, has been appointed Chair of the Victorian Government’s VITS Language Loop interpreting and translation service.

Victoria University is among a select group of successful recipients for $11.8 million in federal funding announced today by Education Minister Dan Tehan under a new 2020 Sp

VU a successful recipient for federal funding under a new 2020 Special Research Initiative for Australian Society, History and Culture.

Nominate an alum to help the university celebrate the remarkable work our alumni have accomplished. Nominations close Monday 21 September, 5pm.

Former High Court Justice, the Honourable Kenneth Hayne delivered the 2020 Sir Zelman Cowen Centre Oration (in virtual format) on Wednesday 5 August on the topic of ‘Trust, Confidence and Public Institutions.

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A new family violence prevention initiative, working with Victoria’s Muslim communities, is set to develop ‘just in time’ faith-based pre-marital counselling.

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On Thursday, 11 June the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre hosted 100 participants in a multi-faith webinar examining the effects of COVID-19 on faith-communities in Victoria.

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The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre's latest governance program aims to develop interactive, relevant and readily accessible governance information for Victoria's diverse faith-based communities.