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Stuart Rees


Stuart Rees, AM, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Sydney, and former Professor of Social Work and Social Policy, Co-Founder Sydney University’s Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, and Inaugural Director Sydney Peace Foundation.

Author of poetry anthologies and books on social justice including Cruelty or Humanity (2020), which was nominated for 2021 British Academy Book Prize. He was awarded Order of Australia for service to international relations in 2005 and the Jerusalem (Al Quds ) Peace Prize 2018.

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