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In the Closet of the Vatican: power, homosexuality, hypocrisy

Geraldine Doogue interviews Frédéric Martel about his controversial book In the Closet of the Vatican which exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican. It reveals the culture of secrecy that has restrained action against pedophiles and helps explain the widespread phenomenon of child abuse by Catholic priests.
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Does language control us?

In this event we bring together Nick Enfield a linguist, Joanne Arciuli a psychologist, and Aim Sinpeng a political thinker, to examine the ways in which speaking is more than saying something to people, but actually acting upon them.
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Economic and social justice in a climate changed world

This event brings together four internationally renowned scholars, Dr Maan Barua, Professor Petra Tschakert, Professor Makere Stewart-Harawira and Professor David Schlosberg, to explore climate justice and economic justice within the context of a climate changed world and their broader implications for the wider world.
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Can we make food security failsafe in the age of climate change?

Professor Hilal Elver will interrogate the causes of the current universal crisis. Ronni Kahn will respond to Elver’s talk, drawing on her work as Founder of OzHarvest, Australia’s leading food rescue charity, while Mellissa Wood will discuss the importance of global agriculture to creating a healthy and sustainable food system.
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