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We Bleed the Same Exhibition

The Freilich Project is proud to present We Bleed the Same, an exhibition by photographer Tim Bauer and journalist and filmmaker Liz Deep-Jones. We Bleed the Same provides an account of racism in Australia today, as experienced through the eyes of First Nations people, immigrants and refugees. Whether it is overt, covert, or systemic, racism...

EOIs Invited for New Freilich Project Blog

The Freilich Project is seeking contributions from researchers from a broad range of disciplinary areas for a new blog series exploring the experiences, causes, impacts and history of bigotry. We seek to profile innovative, inter-disciplinary and inclusive modes of scholarship that contribute to our understanding of bigotry as it relates to...



Freilich Lecture in Bigotry and Tolerance: Sharon Nepstad on 'Beyond Enmity: Finding Hope in a Time of High Conflict'

The Freilich Project for the Study of Bigotry is very pleased to invite you to the Freilich Lecture in Bigotry and Tolerance for 2021. Our esteemed lecturer this year is Professor Sharon Nepstad (University of New Mexico, USA).  We are living in a moment of high conflict and toxic polarization, with tensions exploding over immigration, the global...
Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson sitting in front of a bookshelf

Alice Tay Lecture on Law & Human Rights: Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson on 'The paradox of race in Australian legal thought: making the invisible visible'

The Herbert & Valmae Freilich Project for the Study of Bigotry is pleased to invite you to the 2021 Alice Tay Lecture on Law and Human Rights. This year’s Alice Tay Lecture will be presented in conjunction with the CASS Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Sub-Committee.Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson will be presenting on the...


Creative participation and representation: Towards equity in Australia’s art sector

  During a time of increased isolation and disconnection, the arts have proven essential, not only in providing a much welcome distraction through entertainment, but also in growing empathy and bridging social divides. Christopher Marcatili delves into a recent report from the Australia Council for the Arts on equity and representation in...

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