Meeting fortnightly, our Reading Group works through influential and contemporary texts on postcolonialism, settler colonialism, and decoloniality.
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Barbary Coast is a visual theatre performance, reflecting on the nature of colonialism, intergenerational trauma, loss, land, culture, and identity.
A double event launching Homeless in Hotels, a three-part radio series documenting life in hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic and Bendigo Street, a film about political resistance through a housing occupation in Collingwood.
Uncle Larry Walsh
David Boarder Giles
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The Institute of Postcolonial Studies (IPCS) and Riwaq – Center for Architectural Conservation (Palestine) are seeking expressions of interest from artists, architects and researchers for a two-month research-based project and workshop supported by the City of Melbourne.
Starting as a space to foster community and discussion among IPCS members, friends and visiting fellows, our Reading Group reconvenes in late February 2022.
We are seeking an experienced, well organised, and energetic Managing Editor to oversee the editorial administration and workflows associated with ensuring high quality production and timely publication of our journal.
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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.
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.
The Phillip Darby Room is a medium sized space, home to the Institute’s library and the Martin Harrison Poetry Archive.