Research Projects

Everyday terrorism: The story of a Korean victim-survivor of domestic and family violence in Australia

Hyein Cho, Monash University The issue of violence against women has been widely debated across sectors, with UN Women referring to it as 'the shadow pandemic'. The current literature to date, however, has not adequately addressed the issues of domestic and family violence (DFV) within the Korean-Australian context. This cross-industry project...

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Mobility injustices, racialised bodies, and Australia’s pandemic borders: The history of the present

Dr Umut Ozguc, Deakin University Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic creates multiple forms of racialised borders at both national and local levels. In the context of the current health crisis, the unequal implications of lockdown measures and multiple layers of bordering practices reconstructs the persistent racial mobility injustices...

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Collage of Chinese-Australian newspapers.

Indigenous People in Chinese Australian Newspapers, 1894–1912: Chinese Perspectives

Dr Daozhi Xu, Macquarie University. Australia’s First Nations peoples have developed longstanding and diverse relationships with Chinese immigrants. These relationships confronted and endured colonial control, bigotry and animosity. But nowadays the lack of awareness of Indigenous–Chinese contact history contributes to the bigotry in the public...

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Race and Gender in Western Militaries in the War on Terror

Mia Martin Hobbs, Deakin University This project explores the experiences of women and minorities who served in the US, UK, and Australian militaries and deployed to war theatres after 9/11. The so-called War on Terror saw the most diverse soldier-force ever deployed by Western militaries, with military diversity touted as a strategic strength in...

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Welfare, Stigmatisation and Social Conflict

Kristen Stevens, University of South Australia Welfare, Stigmatisation and Social Conflict: Contextual Explorations of The Lived Experiences of The Cashless Debit Card Impacting Community Cohesion And Inclusion In Australia This project explores how the cashless debit card (CDC) policy influences social structures and, in turn, feelings of...

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The Art of Justice in the Western Balkans

Iva Glisic, Australian National University This project examines contemporary political art that engages with the legacy of ethnonationalist violence in the Western Balkans. Specific focus is placed upon the ways in which war crimes committed along ethnic, national, and religious lines during the conflict that followed the dissolution of...

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Between Us

Bernhard Resch, University of Sydney We have developed a workshop programme where people engage with their natural perceptual differences – hearing, smelling, touching; our interoception – as a collaborative resource. We explore how our own qualities that seem ordinary and mundane to ourselves might be valuable, even magical to someone else. It...

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