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Inaugural Symposium

Te Whare Tāwharau is pleased to announce the inaugural Te Whare Tāwharau Sexual Violence Prevention Symposium to be held on the 13th of September 2018.

Professor Nicola Gavey will offer a keynote for the symposium. She conducted the first survey of sexual violence on campuses in New Zealand in 1991.

Location: Arana Comm

Draft programme

9:00 amWelcome and Introduction
Dr. Melanie Beres
9:30 amKiritapu Murray: Facilitated Korero
10:30 amMorning Tea
11:00 amStudent Panel
Facilitated by Tarn Felton
12:00 pmBell Murphy: Empowerment
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pmTess Patterson and Amy Beeby: Disparities in police and court outcomes for female versus male sexual offenders: Why it matters.
2:00 pmPanel: Working with first year college residents
Facilitated by Dr. Melanie Beres
3:00 pmAfternoon tea
3.30 pmDr. Rebecca Stringer: The Activity of Victim-Blaming
4:00 pmProfessor Nicola Gavey
5:00 pmClosing

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