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30 November 2022

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Barbary Coast

Barbary Coast is a visual theatre performance, reflecting on the nature of colonialism, intergenerational trauma, loss, land, culture, and identity. 

Performers:

Kaira Hachefa
Dominic Bourke
Michael Conole
Raafat Ishak
David Joseph
Alex Bryce

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16 Sep 2022

IPCS Building Fund

IPCS is many things to many people, but quite simply it would not exist without our custodianship of the premises at 78-80 Curzon Street, North Melbourne.

15 Sep 2022

The Queen is Dead

What might we at the Institute of Postcolonial Studies say on the passing of Elizabeth II, Queen of England, Australia, the Commonwealth?

22 Aug 2022

IPCS Reading Group

Our reading group works through influential and contemporary texts on postcolonialism, settler colonialism, and decoloniality, together with other work essaying critical and creative approaches to theory, knowledge and politics. 

23 Feb 2022

Counter-Cartographies: The Absent Map

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.

The Space

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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.