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October 2019

Creative Disasters

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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Creative Disasters What roles for artists in the coming disaster? The number of “natural” disasters are increasing globally. Yet, disaster research is often trapped in a reductive paradigm couched in paternalistic and technocratic language of “solutions”, which are complicit with…

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Staying with Antigone

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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Staying with Antigone Disobedience, morality and art in an unjust world Antigone is the protagonist of Sophocles’ Greek tragedy, paying with her life the choice of rebelling against an ethically inadmissible law. Her tragedy highlights the question of disobedience when…

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Writing to Cross

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Writing to Cross A workshop on migration and multilingualism in writing Ubah Cristina Ali Farah was born in Italy to a Somali father and an Italian mother, grew up in Mogadishu, and currently lives in Brussels. She is a writer, performer,…

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Postdevelopment in practice

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Postdevelopment in practice 25 years ago postdevelopment critique destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and aims, but it has been necessary to push beyond theory to uncover alternatives in practice. Join our panel Elise Klein (Uni. Melbourne), Katharine McKinnon…

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Big Boy

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

B i g  B o y  (2012, 89 min) Film Screening Artist Film Workshop + Institute of Postcolonial Studies 78-80 Curzon Street, North Melbourne Friday 11 October 2019, 7.30 pm - cost $5 Filmmaker Shireen Seno will join Audrey Lam (AFW) and Camila Marambio via Skype…

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September 2019

Contempt

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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Contempt, A Theatrical Rendition of the Section 377 Hearings Performed by Ade Suharto, Adil Hasan Khan, Danish Sheikh, Darshan Datar, Divya Patpatia, Johanna Commins and Tarun Khaitan Over a period of two months in 2012, the Supreme Court of India…

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Beyond Sorry: On making amends for injury and injustice at Parihaka

September 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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Beyond Sorry: On making amends for injury and injustice at Parihaka Please register to attend the event. In her recent book Ko Taranaki Te Maunga (Taranaki Is The Mountain) Rachel Buchanan revisits the brutal 1881 invasion by 1,500 colonial troops of…

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Saharawi: Rights & Recognition

September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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Western Sahara remains the last non-self-governing territory in Africa and approximately 170,000 Saharawis remain displaced in refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria. While waiting for a referendum, Saharawis have called for the United Nations Mission in Western Sahara to add a…

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August 2019

Disrespect

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

When disrespect comes in the form of injury, mistreatment, and is systemic in existing governance arrangements, where does responsibility lie? Join our panel as it discusses the experience of refugee migrants at the hands of the state, the question of…

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Intuiting the archive

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
IPCS, 78-80 Curzon Street
North Melbourne, VIC 3051 Australia
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We are researchers who find ourselves in archives, without formal training. Most of the time we depend on serendipity, luck, and intuition. How can we learn from historians to infer from archives without neglecting their colonial politics and epistemologies, silences,…

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