Dr Tania Lienert.
Dr Tania Lienert.

Dr Zable to deliver annual lecture

The inaugural Dr Tania Lienert Annual Memorial Lecture for Social Justice and Diversity will be delivered by human rights activist and renowned writer Dr Arnold Zable on the topic, 'The Healing Power of Story'.

The free lecture will be delivered in the Whitebrook Theatre at Southern Cross University's Lismore campus on Thursday, June 30 at 6pm.

Dr Tania Lienert settled in the Northern Rivers area six years ago, but died tragically in December 2010, aged 44, following a car accident.

Dr Lienert was an activist, feminist, researcher, community and health services specialist and environmentalist, and worked at Southern Cross University, ACON Northern Rivers and the Northern Rivers University Centre for Rural Health.

Dr Arnold Zable is a compelling storyteller and lecturer. The award-winning writer's books include Jewels and Ashes, The Fig Tree, and three novels, Cafe Scheherazade, Scraps of Heaven, and Sea of Many Returns.

Dr Zable writes about memory and history, displacement and the multiplicity of cultures that make up Australia.



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