Tag: refugees

Dutton’s Priority Refugees, by Jeremy Baskin

Civilisation, white farmers and being a South African Australian today

Power Unconstrained, by Spencer Zifcak

The federal government attacks its watchers

The National Cruelty, by Russell Marks

How to understand our attitude to refugees and detention regimes

Migrant Justice in Settler-Colonial Australia, by Sam Levnad

How can we work towards refugee and asylum-seeker rights while acknowledging Aboriginal sovereignty?

Ai Weiwei and the Superficial Politics of Victimhood

12 Feb 2016

The image of Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei lying prostrate on a stony beach in Greece, recreating the now iconic photo of drowned Syrian infant Alan Kurdi, has predictably gone viral and generated fierce argument about the role of art and politics. The problem with an image of this sort is that its meaning is endlessly debatable.

Garage Lecture #1: Transit and Establishment

Event

February 7, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Arena Project Space, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065
Garage Lectures presents the first lecture in a series of six for 2016 on forced migration, with critical focus on refugees and asylum seekers. Soups, drinks and all round discussion await you.

Generosity and Barbarism within the Empire of Affect, by Simon Cooper

Displaced compassion in the refugee crisis

Genocide in Myanmar? by Grazyna Zajdow

The plight of the Rohingya

Malice in Wonderland, by Desmond Manderson

The Abbott government and the erosion of the rule of law

Story-telling: Justice and recognition in the narratives of those who have suffered, by Kirsty Sangster

The justice process is tied to telling stories and to telling the truth. All around the world, victims of human-rights abuse are judged on their stories.

Why Settler Australia Needs Refugees by Lorenzo Veracini

A specifically settler society relation to our borders

What ‘Democracy’ Occludes

By Alison Caddick