01 March 2019

Super-diverse learner: Bridging the gap through mutual respect and recognition

Professor Mohamad Abdalla delivered the Keynote Address at the 2019 HASS (Humanities and Social Sciences SA) SA Conference, held on 23 & 24 February 2019.


Professor Mohamad Abdalla is one of Australia‚Äôs most prominent and respected Muslim leaders, combining the roles of an academic scholar, public  intellectual, community leader and commentator. Over the last 15 years, Prof Abdalla played a leading role in establishing Islamic Studies (Research and Teaching) as an academic area of study in Australia. Prof Abdalla is recognised as a leader whose work has had positive social impact. This is clearly demonstrated in his leadership role after 9/11 where he led a reconciliation strategy to build bridges of understanding between the Australian Muslim and wider communities. He has attained numerous civic awards, including: The Lord Mayor Australia Day Achievement Award; Community Leadership Award; and Ambassador for Peace Award.


Link to HASS SA Conference