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12 August 2021

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Love & Reparation

Love and Reparation is a theatrical response to a decades-long litigation battle in India that ultimately resulted in the decriminalisation of homosexuality in 2018.

Performers:

Danish Sheikh

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14 May 2021

Defending Sheikh Jarrah

To turn away, to obfuscate through deferring the issue to complexity, supposed religious animosity and orientalist narratives of Middle Eastern infighting, particularly in the contemporary climate of ethno-nationalism and far right populism would have us abdicate our role as critical intellectuals of the postcolonial and decolonial.

13 May 2021

In Darwin’s shadowlands

The Darwin Fifteen have become the Darwin Nine in recent months, but this is not cause for celebration. Early in 2020, fifteen Iranian and Sri Lankan people, legally determined to be refugees, were transferred to a tiny compound adjacent to a popular resort hotel at Darwin Airport.

9 Mar 2021

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.

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.