Tag: colonialism

A Virus Is Colonising Our Public Life

Viruses, bacteria and colonialism are related; the connection linking colonialism and pathogens is metaphorical as well as literal. We can make sense of one by referring to the others.

The Unspoken ‘Wog’ Slur, by Gavin Lewis

Britain’s neoliberal media and New Imperialism

‘Look on My Works, Ye Mighty, and Despair!’, by Bruce Buchan

On the ruins of Western civilisation

Reorienting the Postcolonial Symposium: Sunday 10 July to Wednesday 13 July at the Institute of Postcolonial Studies, Melbourne

Event

July 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Institute of Postcolonial Studies, North Melbourne, 3051
‘A series of discussions with local and international speakers on ‘postcolonialism applied’: action-oriented and grounded in its practices—from the word to the world, from past to present, from exceptional moments to the everyday.’

Turnbull’s Response to Terror in Brussels

1 Apr 2016

In Turnbull's view, terrorists just appear and organise: all we can do is defend ourselves against them. We need good policy over time on social integration and, apart from this, strong security institutions. This is a war debate, or a debate by a society not wanting to think too much about relations with other cultures or institutional development. It is a debate constructed to win an election rather than seriously take hold of what is…

Tom Bamforth’s Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief (Hardie Grant, 2014), reviewed by Harold Stone

All too often human disasters, particularly ones in Africa, serve as the setting for entitled European people to act out their exciting adventures.

Do NGOs Have a Future? by John Hilary

When NGOs buy into the language of philanthrocapital, there's a problem

Rough Road Ahead

7 Jan 2014

By John Hinkson

The Biggest Estate On Earth review by Timothy Neale

Bill Gammage, The Biggest Estate on Earth Allen and Unwin, 2011

Why Settler Colonialism?

John Hinkson's introduction to Issue 37/38 (2012): Stolen Lands, Broken Cultures: The Settler-Colonial Present

Western Innocence

21 Jun 2012

Why the West continues to devastate Aboriginal cultures Jon Hinkson

Response to Lattas and Morris’ ‘Blinkered Anthropology’

Francesca Merlan in defence of the NT Intervention