the talk given at the JIM Convnetion 2017 addressed the rising levels of anxiety in much of the Western world. The rise of the far right is one fo the most striking symptoms of the growing malaise. The inbseucrity people feel has much to do with rising economic and social inequalities - what some have called 'the ugly side of globalization'.
The newly formed Islamic Shia Council of Victoria (ISCV) was introduced to the Victorian community on Friday 24 February 2017 at a dinner hosted by the ISCV.
It was attended by the Hon Robin Scott (Minister for Multicultural Affairs), Helen Kapalos (Chair of the Victorian Multicultural Commission), several members of parliament and many religious and community leaders.
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At its Annual Members Dinner ICV publicly commeded Professor Camilleri for his unstinting service to the organisation over many years.
The dinner was also attneded by State Minister for Finance and Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott, Federal Senator of the Australian Greens Party Richard Di Natale, Grand Mufti of Australia Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed and Former Victorian Governor Sir James Gobbo.