Institute for Social Justice

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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 …

April 22-29th, 2016: Professor Charles Taylor at the Institute for Social Justice

15 April 2016

Charles Taylor, one of the foremost thinkers of the last 50 years, recipient of the John W. Kluge Prize (the …

Romand Coles releases new book: 'Visionary Pragmatism: Radical and Ecological Democracy in Neoliberal Times'

15 April 2016

As neoliberal capitalism destroys democracy, commonwealth, and planetary ecology, the need for radically rethinking and generating transformative responses to these …

Everyday Humanitarianism - London School of Economics and Political Science

13 April 2016

When: 14 – 15 April 2016 Where: London School of Economics and Political Science …

Cities of refuge

29 March 2016

By Prof Costas Douzinas   The 1951 Geneva Convention on Political Asylum was a typical creation of the Cold …

What's behind the rise of Trump? Linda Martin Alcoff on Radio National

29 March 2016

The popularity of Donald Trump as a presidential nominee has surprised many, but the possibility of the property tycoon and …

On Aesthetics and Politics: Valuing Folk Art and Performance as Expressions of Radical Equality

20 March 2016

Dr Kiran Grewal at Swami Vipulanantha Institute of Aesthetics, Eastern University of Sri Lanka When: 30 March 2016 …