“Power may be globalized, but Westphalian notions of sovereignty continue to determine political and legal arrangements domestically and internationally: global issues–the legacy of colonialism expressed in continuing human displacement and environmental destruction–are thus treated ‘parochially’ and ineffectually. Not designed for… Continue Reading →
The Institute stands on the customary lands of the Wurundjeri people. We recognise the systematic violence that resulted in Wurundjeri being dispossessed and displaced from this land. We acknowledge that this displacement was replicated across Australia and that many Aboriginal people living in Melbourne today hail from other places. We honour the distinctive cultures, histories, and aspirations of Aboriginal people. We stand in solidarity with Aboriginal struggles for social justice and empowerment.