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18 September 2020

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Bubble: Metaphors we survive by

Metaphors are indispensable tools for making sense of reality, including the ongoing reality of systemic colonial relations—or to obfuscate it (to deflect the need to enact substantive decolonisation agendas, for …

Speakers:

Sara-Maria Sorentino, Scott Newman, Rahul K Gairola

11 September 2020

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Bubble: Metaphors We Survive By

Metaphors are indispensable tools for making sense of reality, including the ongoing reality of systemic colonial relations—or to obfuscate it (to deflect the need to enact substantive decolonisation agendas, for …

Speakers:

Lorenzo Veracini, Christine Winter, Shane Chalmers

4 September 2020

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Bubble: Metaphors We Survive By

Metaphors are indispensable tools for making sense of reality, including the ongoing reality of systemic colonial relations—or to obfuscate it (to deflect the need to enact substantive decolonisation agendas, for …

Speakers:

Edwin Bikundo, Dorota Gozdecka, Dimitris Vardoulakis

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12 Sep 2020

Bendigo St

On 31 March 2016, we occupied 16 Bendigo St and made national headlines, forcing the Andrews state government into an embarrassing confrontation. Soon after its inception, the protest drew the attention of the Wurundjeri and Kulin Nation community who helped us exposed the myth of the contemporary housing crisis. For them, housing deprivation and homelessness began with European invasion in 1788.

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Capacity: 12

The Edgar NG Gallery

The Edgar Ng Gallery is light-filled small room with a kitchenette that may be booked in addition to the Phillip Darby Room or the Ashis Nandy Room.

Venue outside
Capacity: 40

The Ashis Nandy Room

Named after a founding fellow of the Institute and prominent postcolonial scholar, the Ashis Nandy Room is the Institute’s main events space. During late Spring and Summer, it may be booked together with the Institute’s courtyard.