Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture

2019 David Hunter Memorial Lecture

ACT AnTAR invites you to their 2019 David Memorial Lecture: Highlighting Indigenous Languages

The International Year of Indigenous Languages is a United Nations observance in 2019 that aims to raise awareness of the consequences of the endangerment of Indigenous languages across the world, with an aim to establish a link between language, development, peace, and reconciliation.

The keynote speaker, Professor Jaklyn Troy, Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research at The University of Sydney, will present a paper entitled The Importance of Indigenous Languages

Other speakers:
A representative from Ngunnawal Language Revival
Dr John Harris, speaking on a display of Bibles translated into aboriginal and TSI languages held in the Bible Society Archives at St Mark's Library

Refreshments from 5.30pm, lecture from 6pm

Event details

  • Date: Commencing 17 Oct 2019 5:30 pm
  • Location: Chapel at the Australian Centre for Christianity & Culture
  • Address: Corner of Kings Avenue & Blackall Street, Barton
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