University of Melbourne In 2012, the University of Melbourne hosted a public talk between Professor Peter Singer and Daniel Lewis-Toakley on poverty not only in Australia but in the world at large. Professor Singer spoke about the challenges in understanding global poverty and the nature of our ethical responsibilities toward the world’s 1.4 billion living under the poverty line. Click here for the full summary. Click here for the video.
The Damaging Effects of Discrimination: Presented by Dalhousie’s Multifaith Centre Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia The purpose for the Damaging Effects of Discrimination Conference was to expand our awareness of discrimination in our cities and how to address this problem in an increasingly diverse and interconnected world. The discussions provided an opportunity to think about discrimination in the context of the growing importance of community and its changing daily expectations by our expanding awareness of racial, lingual and religious plurality in our societies. The question as a philosopher became for me one of addressing discrimination in… Read More