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August 2017

Panel discussion and book launch: Timothy Neale’s Wild Articulations

August 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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In Wild Articulations

Jon Altman (Research Professor, Alfred Deakin Institute, Deakin University), Cameo Dalley (Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology, University of Melbourne), Chris Healy (Associate Professor, Cultural Studies, University of Melbourne) and Tim Neale (Postdoctoral Fellow, Alfred Deakin Institute, Deakin University) discuss the issues explored…

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The Optics of Reconciling: the politics of visibility and visuality in the Canadian Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement

August 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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The Optics of Reconciling

This talk explores the optics of reconciliation and the visibility of "truth" in the Canadian Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement, 2007 (IRSSA). The IRSSA is a legal settlement to redress the violence experienced by Indigenous children through Indian Residential Schools.…

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September 2017

Panel discussion and journal launch: Beyond recognition? special edition of Postcolonial Studies

September 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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Journal launch

Recognition has emerged in recent decades as an almost universally valued moral and political horizon. Recognition claims underpin many social struggles, and animate the management of difference in both formal and informal arenas. Recently, critical Indigenous scholars Audra Simpson and…

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November 2017

Asylum, Borders, Security: Maritime Lineages, Global Prospects

November 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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In this paper I offer perspectives on the global politics of asylum, borders and security by paying attention to the maritime lineages of border security, and consider the global prospects for political justice and asylum seeking in the age of…

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May 2018

Decolonisation and the Struggle over the Global Corporation

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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The end of formal empires in Africa and Asia in the twentieth century, and the onset of the Cold War, inaugurated three worlds.  These worlds were not so much places, as rival projects of world-making, with distinct political, economic and…

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June 2018

The dilemmas on ontological security in a postcolonising Northern Ireland

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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Since the signing of the Belfast Good Friday Agreement of 1998, Northern Ireland has made significant progress towards a postcolonising transformation of its political culture and its major political and social institutions, as it has shifted away from violence and…

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August 2018

Pacific Forum

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

New Caledonia’s independence referendum and the future of French colonialism in the Pacific   In November 2018, the French Pacific dependency of New Caledonia will hold a referendum on self-determination. The vote in New Caledonia comes as the government led…

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Space, Law, Coloniality: Ruptures and Continuities

August 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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There is an intimacy to the relationship between space, law and coloniality. It is an intimacy that enables continuity under conditions of rupture and returns disguised with a rhetoric of advancement. Struggles for and over land, recognition, citizenship, and the…

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