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Islam and Identity - Prof Akeel Bilgrami on The Philosopher's Zone

01 September 2015

Akeel Bilgrami is known for his analytic pursuits in mind and language; not for the faint-hearted. But his attention has …

Prof Akeel Bilgrami on Philosopher's Zone

30 August 2015

Tune into Akeel Bilgrami, Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University, on Philospher’s Zone – 30 August 2015, 5:30pm Akeel Bilgrami is …

Islamic Feminisms and Freedom

21 August 2015

Research Professor Allison Weir’s article on Islamic Feminisms and Freedom published in Philosophical Topics This essay discusses the interaction of struggles …

Posthumanist Perspectives on Affect

21 August 2015

ISJ Senior Research Fellow, Dr Magdalena Zolkos, publishes in current issue of Angelaki – Journal of the Theoretical Humanities This …

Beyond the work family balance

19 August 2015

ISJ Professorial Fellow Prof Jennifer Nedeslky has been speaking about Restructuring Work and Care during her stay in Sydney May 2015.

Preventing Torture: From Norms to Reality

30 June 2015

There have been many advances in recent years in the areas of international law prosecuting perpetrators of torture and in …

Dr Kiran Grewal publishes article on torture prevention for STARTTS Refugee Transitions.

30 June 2015

There have been many advances in recent years in the areas of international law prosecuting perpetrators of torture and in …

The will of the people: multitude or mob?

14 June 2015

Professor Costas Douzinas and Sandra Field on The Philosopher’s Zone ‘Thomas Hobbes thought of the multitude as a mob and …

Who will protect the refugees? - Prof Carens on LNL

04 June 2015

Professor Joseph Carens and Emeritus Professor Roger Zetter on Late Night Live ‘According to the UNHCR, there are now over …

Human rights, capitalism and democracy - Professor Costas Douzinas on Sunday Extra

24 May 2015

Western democracies can no longer claim the moral high ground of human rights and social justice. That’s the view of …