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6 November 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:

Danish Sheikh & Andre Dao, Kevin Murray, Lee-Anne Sim

30 October 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:

Desmond Manderson, Fiona Jenkins, Benjamin Hegarty

23 October 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:

Luis Gómez Romero, Wesam Hassan, Brisa Paul Duarte

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9 Oct 2020

Whither India?

The Indian state under the current ruling political formation has over the past few years been pursuing a virulent campaign of a populist anti-intellectualism, targeting the humanities and the social sciences in particular.

9 Oct 2020

Muzzling Voices

For roughly seven years from around the middle of 2013, a very substantial section of the mass media in India has become overtly supportive of the Hindu nationalist, right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Narendra Modi.

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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.