Living Library – Book: Ilana

Living Library – Book: Ilana

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    Seminar room 218, Level 2, Fisher Library - The University of Sydney Library

    Eastern Avenue

    Camperdown, NSW 2006

    Australia

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    Just like any normal library, books will be available to borrow, engage with and learn from. Except the Books, in this instance, will be real people with a unique personal experience or perspective that they will generously share with Readers.

    Find out more about the Books in this Living Library.

    To secure your place, please Select a date and Register (button on the right hand side) for an available session.


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    Book: Ilana

    Title: Beyond Bias – creating cultures of acceptance

    Summary: Along with the lasting consequences of the Holocaust, Jewish history integrates a big picture of spirituality, survival and a celebration of diversity.


    Photo of Ilana McCorquodale


    I am the Professional and Community Education Coordinator at Sydney Jewish Museum.

    I would like to talk to people about:

    • my identity as a religious minority from a culture that I subscribe to only partially
    • my work in the area of moving beyond personal biases to cultures of acceptance
    • my work with Holocaust survivors and learning from history’s lessons and warnings
    • transference of trauma to second and third generations
    • celebrating cultural and racial differences and learning to embrace diversity instead of marginalising those who are different to ourselves.


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    Available sessions for Ilana:

    • Monday 27 March 2017
    • Tuesday 4 April 2017


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