Wed, 05 Dec | Chippendale

70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Evatt Foundation proudly presents a suite of events to celebrate and critically reflect on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Time & Location

05 Dec 2018, 8:00 pm
Chippendale, City Rd &, Cleveland St, Chippendale NSW 2008, Australia

About the Event

Theatre: Eleanor and Mary Alice

Eleanor Roosevelt and Mary Alice Evatt meet up in a world framed by war, refugees, modernist art, and the campaign for a Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Presented by the Evatt Foundation in association with Tashmadada Theatre

Dates: Wednesday 5 Dec. (preview), 8.00 pm; Thursday 6 Dec., 8.00 pm; Friday 7 Dec., 8.00 pm; Saturday 8 Dec., 2.00 pm & 8.00 pm

Venue: Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre

Tickets: $30 ($15 concession)

Public Lecture: Gillian Triggs From good international citizen to pariah? The decline of human rights protection in Australia

On the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the landmark address will be presented by Professor Gillian Triggs, Vice Chancellor's Fellow, University of Melbourne, and the President of the Human Rights Commission 2012-2017.

Introduced by the Hon Elizabeth Evatt, AC

Vote of thanks by the Hon Tanya Plibersek, MP

Presented by the Evatt Foundation in association with Sydney Ideas

Date: Sunday 9 December, 6.00 pm

Venue: Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre

Tickets: $25 ($10 concession); Evatt Members: $22.50

Public Forum on the next 70 years

On the day of the anniversary of the Universal Declaration, join a conversation with a panel of some of Australia's most innovative human rights activists: campaigner Larissa Baldwin, feminist and refugee advocate Dulce Munoz, journalist Nas Campanella, queer advocate Danny Xanadu, and animal rights advocate Dinesh Wadiwel.

Convenor: Danielle Celermajer, Professor of Human Rights, University of Sydney, and executive member of the Evatt Foundation.

Presented by the Evatt Foundation in association with Sydney Ideas

Date: Monday 10 December, 6.00 pm

Venue: Law School Foyer, University of Sydney

Tickets: Free - bookings essential

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