Convened Events

Industry forums
2019 Building Your Professional-Personal Brand, Deakin University, Melbourne, 26 April.
2018 Communication Careers Forum, Deakin University, Melbourne, 13 August.
2017 Digital Media Careers Forum, Deakin University, Melbourne, 5 September.
Conferences and research symposia
2014 The Future of the Past: Representing the Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Trauma in the 21st Century, Deakin University and the Jewish Holocaust Centre, 6-8 July (co-organised with Dr Deb Waterhouse-Watson, Monash University, Danielle Christmas, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Katrina Swarek, University of Cambridge).
2012 The Gender Games: Stories in/for the Contemporary World, Deakin Prime, Deakin University, 26-27 November, 70 participants (co-organised with Monash University and The University of Melbourne).
2011 Gender: Revisited, Revised, Reconfigured, Deakin Prime, Deakin University, 13 October, 30 participants (co-organised with Kim Toffoletti, Deakin University).
Public film screenings
2014 Sarah’s Key (2010), 27 November

Guest speaker: Paul Grinwald, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2014 Transport from Paradise (1963), 23 October

Guest speaker: Garry Fabian, Holocaust survivor

2014 Six Million and One (2011), 2 October

Guest speaker: Jack Ginger, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2014 The Counterfeiters (2007), 9 July

Guest speaker: Dr John Fox, Victoria University of Technology

2014 Passenger (1963), 6 July

Guest speakers: Matt Lawson, Edge Hill University; Elizabeth Ward, University of Leeds; Trent Griffiths, Deakin University

2014 Wunderkinder (2011), 26 June

Guest speaker: Dr Deb Waterhouse-Watson, Deakin University

2014 Sand and Sorrow (2007), 29 May

Guest speakers: Eltayeb Ali and Guna Subramaniam, Darfur Australia Network

2014 When Day Breaks (2012), 27 February

Guest speaker: Jemma Hefter, University of Melbourne

2014 The Jewish Cardinal (2012), 20 March

Guest speaker: Dr Julian Novick, Swinburne University of Technology

2014 Killing Kasztner (2008), 27 February

Guest speaker: Dr Adam Brown, Deakin University

2013 Enemies of the People (2009), 28 November

Guest speakers: Dr Petre Santry, LaTrobe University; Nath In, Cambodian genocide survivor; Sophie Teng-Purvis, Cambodian genocide survivor

2013 Tears of Stone (1995), 31 October

Guest speaker: Dr Paul Batrop, Florida Gulf Coast University

2013 Adam Resurrected (2008), 3 October

Guest speaker: Katrina Skwarek, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2013 Passenger (1963), 29 August

Guest speaker: Dr Deb Waterhouse-Watson, Monash University

2013 Rise and Fall (2010), 8 August

Guest speaker: Danielle Christmas, University of Illinois at Chicago

2013 Blinky & Me (2011), 20 June

Guest speakers: Yoram Gross, animator and filmmaker; Tomasz Magierski, director

2013 Misa’s Fugue (2012), 30 May

Guest speakers: Jennifer Goss, producer; Sean Gaston, director

2013 As We Forgive (2010), 2 May

Guest speakers: Dave Fullerton, Rwandan Stories; Sally Morgan, Vanishing Point

2013 God on Trial (2008), 28 March

Guest speaker: Michael Cohen, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2013 The Shop on Main Street (1965), 28 February

Guest speaker: Dr Adam Brown, Deakin University

2012 A Courageous Heart (2009), 29 November

Guest speaker: Sue Hampel, Monash University

2012 Bottle in the Cellar (1995), 25 October

Guest speaker: Moshe Fiszman, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2012 Silence as a Legacy (2003), 27 September

Guest speaker: Frank Dobia, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2012 The Army of Crime (2009), 30 August

Guest speaker: Bernard Korbman OAM, Australian Society of Polish Jews & Their Descendants

2012 The Last Survivor (2010), 2 August

Guest speakers: Abdelhadi Matar, Darfur Australia Network; John Chaskiel, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2012 The Last Survivor (2010), 2 August

Guest speakers: Abdelhadi Matar, Darfur Australia Network; John Chaskiel, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2012 Rewriting History (2012), 28 June

Guest speaker: Associate Professor Danny Ben-Moshe, Deakin University

2012 Sister Rose’s Passion (2004), 24 May

Guest speaker: Henri Korn, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2012 The Devil Came on Horseback (2007), 26 April

Guest speakers: Dr Keith Beattie, Deakin University; Alpha Lisimba, Darfur Australia Network; Trent Griffiths, Deakin University

2012 Eichmann (2007), 29 March

Guest speakers: Danielle Christmas, University of Illinois at Chicago; Associate Professor Neil Cole, playwright and author

2012 Eichmann (2007), 29 March

Guest speakers: Danielle Christmas, University of Illinois at Chicago; Associate Professor Neil Cole, playwright and author

2012 Kapo (2002), 23 February

Guest speakers: Phillip Maisel OAM, Jewish Holocaust Centre; Dr Adam Brown, Deakin University; Annabelle Baldwin, Monash University

2011 Bent (1997), 24 November

Guest speakers: Dr Deborah Walker, Deakin University; Mr Michael Barnett, Aleph Melbourne; Dr Lynne Star, Deakin University

2011 The Mortal Storm (1940), 27 October

Guest speaker: Dr Bill Anderson, Deakin University

2011 The Great Dictator (1940), 22 September

Guest speaker: Mr Bernard Korbman OAM, Australian Society of Polish Jews and Their Descendants

2011 My Mother’s Courage (1995), 25 August

Guest speaker: Dr Deb Waterhouse-Watson, Monash University

2011 Ravished Armenia (1919), 28 July

Guest speaker: Dr Donna-Lee Frieze, Deakin University

2011 The Ninth Day (2004), 30 June

Guest speaker: Dr Paul Bartrop, University of Florida Gulf Coast

2011 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004), 26 May

Guest speakers: Dr Adam Brown, Deakin University; Ms Stephanie Tassone, RMIT University

2011 Mr Klein (1976), 28 April

Guest speakers: Mr Graeme Kinross-Smith, Deakin University; Mr Henri Korn, Jewish Holocaust Centre; Ms Lena Fiszman, Jewish Holocaust Centre

2011 Facing Arthur (2002), 21 March

Guest speakers: Dr Adam Brown, Deakin University; Mr Moshe Fiszman, Jewish Holocaust Centre; Dr Donna-Lee Frieze, Deakin University; Dr Bill Anderson, Deakin University; Dr Vivienne Elton

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