Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 15:00

A Naga Odyssey

Visier’s Long Way Home

By Visier Meyasetsu Sanyü with Richard Broome

To be launched by The Rev Tim Costello AO, Chief Advocate, World Vision Australia

With a special performance by Kavisha Mazzella

When:  Saturday 23 September 2017
               3.00pm seating for a 3.30pm start

Where:  Armagh, Initiatives of Change
            226 Kooyong Road Toorak Victoria

Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP: (appreciated) by Wednesday 20 September to
Monash University Publishing, / 03 9905 9238

About The Authors

Visier Sanyü is an Elder of the Meyasetsu clan of the Angami tribe, Khonoma, Nagaland, and was the inaugural Head of the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Nagaland. He is President of the Overseas Naga Association, an International Elder of Initiatives of Change, and is on the Board of the Melbourne Interfaith Centre.

Richard Broome is Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, has authored twelve books, including three on Indigenous Australians, including Aboriginal Australians (4th edition 2010). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and a Fellow and Councillor of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria, Melbourne.

About The Rev Tim Costello AO

Rev Tim Costello AORev Tim Costello is one of Australia’s best known community leaders and a sought-after voice on social justice issues, leadership and ethics. 

For 13 years until October 2016, Tim was Chief Executive of World Vision Australia, placing the challenges of global poverty on the national agenda. In his current role as Chief Advocate, Tim continues to use his public profile to affect change.

In 2006 Tim was named Victoria’s Australian of the Year, in June 2005 was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO); in 2004, was named Victorian of the Year; and in 1997 was named as one of Australia’s 100 National Living Treasures.

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