Omid Tofighian

Dr Omid Tofighian is an award-winning lecturer, researcher and community advocate, combining philosophy with interests in citizen media, popular culture, displacement and discrimination. He is Adjunct Lecturer at the School of the Arts and Media, UNSW; Honorary Research Associate for the Department of Philosophy, University of Sydney; faculty at Iran Academia; and campaign manager for 'Why Is My Curriculum White? – Australasia'. His published works include Myth and Philosophy in Platonic Dialogues; he is the translator of Behouz Boochani's multi-award-winning book No Friend But the Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison; and co-editor of Refugee Filmmaking, Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media.