2019 CONFERENCE

QPASTT is delighted to announce international human rights barrister Geoffrey Robertson AO QC, will be the keynote speaker at the 2nd Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference to be held from 27-29 March 2019.Mr Robertson AO QC is a founder and joint head of Doughty Street Chambers. He serves as a Master of the Bench at the Middle Temple, a recorder, and visiting professor at Queen University of London.

Further details on Mr Robertson’s distinguished career as an eminent human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster are outlined in his biography here.

The conference theme, Healing in Exile – Current and Future Challenges, will explore the most innovative and successful initiatives that enable people from refugee backgrounds to recover from torture and other traumatic events and resettle in their new context. The conference committee invites abstracts for presentations, workshops or posters that reflect the conference themes.

The voices of people from refugee backgrounds will be central to this conference; these people are invited to submit their abstracts across any of the conference themes.

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