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The Institute of Postcolonial Studies

The Institute of Postcolonial Studies is an independent educational institution devoted to understanding postcolonialism and putting it into practice. It was established in 1996 at the initiative of Phillip Darby and Michael Dutton. The Institute engages in activities that encompass intellectual enquiry, public debate and artistic expression.

Membership is open to all. The Institute is essentially a voluntary organisation.

IPCS Events: Upcoming & Recent

Unpacking My Library

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Discipline, Ensayos, and MADA Monash University are pleased to present a public lecture by Michael Taussig, titled ‘Unpacking my Library’. The talk presents a Benjaminian take on and in the library in Paris where Walter Benjamin assembled most of the...

Crafting co-existence-Please note that this event has been postponed until 2019

November 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

What, if anything, do craft, development and international law have in common? Can the grounded, tactile forms of making and cultural creativity embedded in craft offer fresh ethical and methodological insights to future-focused practices such as development and international law?...

Faultlines to belonging, the ground of cooperation

October 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wurundjeri Tribe Land Compensation & Cultural Heritage Council and Merri Creek Management Committee have built partnerships and cooperation on Wurundjeri Country through a range of projects together, especially in the last ten years. The outcomes that connect us to our...

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