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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 …

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 …