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One Just world – guilt trip or global duty?

Forum – What responsibilities do Australians owe the global poor?

  • Tuesday, 16 February 2010 6:00 PM
  • The Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre
    Cnr Swanston Street and Monash Road, The University of Melbourne
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Panellists including Peter Singer and Tim Costello consider the status of ‘white man’s burden’ in a changed world. Questions include:

How do ‘Southern’ countries perceive the issue of responsibilities and obligations? Do they see it as just Western paternalism mixed with liberal guilt and some hypocrisy? Do they see such obligations as necessary to identify and then insist on?