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Dr Kiran Grewal: The Socio-Political Practice of Human Rights: Between the Universal and the Particular

27 September 2016

Institute for Social Justice Senior Researcher, Dr Kiran Grewal, has recently published her first book  …

Prof Linda Martin Alcoff - Skin in the Game: Whiteness Without White Supremacy?

05 September 2016

“HERE’S NO DENYING that interest in “whiteness” is on the rise. White people in the United States, increasingly conscious of …

The twin curse of masculinity and male-dominated politics helped create Brexit

17 July 2016

Professor Jacqueline Rose Professor of Humanities, Birkbeck London Professorial Fellow, Institute for Social Justice   It has mainly …

Did Identity Politics Destroy Sanders' Chance of Winning? - Linda Martin Alcoff

01 July 2016

LINDA MARTÍN ALCOFF JUNE 29, 2016 ISSUE # 215 In this …

Citizens and Borders: A Conversation with Joseph Carens, Bouchra Khalili, and Samar Yazbek, Moderated by Bernard Haykel

06 June 2016

Friday, June 24, 6:30 p.m – Museum of Modern Art, New York “The border beneath which Syrians disappear …

Professor Charles Taylor on ABC's Philosopher's Zone

31 May 2016

Since its publication in 2007 Charles Taylor’s magnum opus A Secular Age has gathered great intellectual momentum. His analysis has …

Sydney School for Critical Social Thought 2016

16 May 2016

The Institute for Social Justice’ Sydney School for Critical Social Thought has begun and is promising to be …

Human rights for Martians

03 May 2016

Professor Costas Douzinas, Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities Refugees at a detention centre in Lesbos. Petros …

Prof Charles Taylor on The Minefield: Can democracies resist racial and religious exclusion?

28 April 2016

Modern democracy has been a fragile proposition, ever since its historical emergence in the 18th century. Its stability depends …

20th April - Professor Charles Taylor with Margaret Throsby

20 April 2016

Professor Charles Taylor speaks about his five favourite classical pieces with Margaret Throsby To listen to the podcast please visit …