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

Eastern Avenue

Camperdown, NSW 2006

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

Eastern Avenue

Camperdown, NSW 2006

Australia

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