There’s No Place Like Home
Omid Tofighian: Talk
Thursday 25 April 2019, 12 noon – 1pm
Free, booking required
Omid Tofighian is a lecturer, researcher and community advocate, combining philosophy with interests in citizen media, rhetoric, religion, popular culture, transnationalism, displacement and discrimination. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the American University in Cairo, an Honorary Research Associate for the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sydney, faculty at Iran Academia, and campaign manager for Why is My Curriculum White? Australasia.
He contributes to community arts and cultural projects, and works with refugees, migrants and youths. He is the author of Myth and Philosophy in Platonic Dialogues (2016) and translator of Behrouz Boochani’s memoir, No Friend But The Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison (2018).
Omid will offer an informal talk about the process of translating Boochani’s text.
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