Thursday, December 2, 2010

[pima.nius] Human rights photojournalism at AUT invitation

10:17 AM |

Human rights photojournalism at AUT

Investigative journalism and peace journalism are featured in a double billing conference this weekend at AUT University.
And one of the highlights will be the Frames of War photojournalism exhibition about human rights during the 10-year Maoist "people's war" in Nepal. The exhibition, featuring Nepali Times publisher Kunda Dixit's selection of photographs for his book trilogy A People War, will be launched with refreshments at 6pm at WT005 on the Ground Floor of the AUT Tower Building, 2 Rutland St, on Saturday, December 4. The Dean of Design and Creative Technologies, Desna Jury, and the Asia New Zealand Foundation's Charles Mabbett will speak at the launch.
An article about this exhibition is featured on Pacific Scoop at:
The power of a war-and-peace picture - all 179 of them
Other conference highlights:
Friday, December 3: Flavorz10 diversity student film festival, 6pm WA220, AUT Atrium. 
Saturday, December 4: Opening of the MIJT conference, 9am, followed at 9.30am by the lead keynote speaker, Kunda Dixit, publisher of the Nepali Times, AUT Conference Centre, WA224, Auckland City Campus.
Sunday, December 5: 9-4pm Peace journalism and investigative journalism workshops, WA224.
Flyers and invitation attached.
This conference has been supported by funding grants for Asia-Pacific participants by the Asia New Zealand Foundation, US Embassies in Fiji and New Zealand and the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO.
More information and registration:
Organiser: Andrea Steward 0273382700
PMC director and conference chair: Associate Professor David Robie
Associate Professor David Robie
Pacific Media Centre
Creative Industries Research Institute
School of Communication Studies
AUT University
Te Wananga Aronui o Tamaki Makau Rau
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
Aotearoa/New Zealand
Tel: (64 9) 921 9999 extn 7834
Fax: (64 9) 921 9987


Editor, Pacific Journalism Review

pacific islands media association
aotearoa, new zealand
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