Racism in the 21st century

This course will provide a variety of approaches to better understand the concept of racism in the 21st century. Lectures will deal with history, theory and practice.

When: Thursdays 17th of February – 24th of March 2011 6.30 – 8:00pm
Venue: Railway Station Neighbourhood House, 20 Solly Ave, North Carlton
Co-ordinator: —————–

week 1

17th of February 2011

Racism: a Brief History
(Aurelien Mondon, La Trobe University)

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week 2

24th of February 2011

Indigeneity, Whiteness, and the Politics of Anti-racism
(Emma Kowal, University of Melbourne)

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week 3

3rd of March 2011

Fair Dinkum Fascism: Race and the Contemporary Australian Far Right
(TBC)

week 4

10th of March 2011

Islam in Australia
(Shakira Hussein, University of Melbourne)

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week 5

(Wednesday instead of Thursday) 16th of March 2011

On Racialised Sexual Exploitation
(Sheila Jeffreys, University of Melbourne)

week 6

24th of March 2011

The Impact of Racism in Australia
(Yin Paradies, University of Melbourne)

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