Masterclass on Critical reflections on space and placemaking: South Africa and Australia
The Thesis Eleven Centre presents a question and answer session with Professor Craig Calhoun and Professor Peter Beilharz.
3pm to 4:30pm, Wednesday the 17th of May
‘The Future of Nations: Anxieties about Voice and Belonging to a Global World’
The Thesis Eleven Centre presents a public lecture by Professor Craig Calhoun.
6pm to 7:30pm, Wednesday the 17th of May
‘Populism, Polarization, and Democracy’
16 May La Trobe University’s College for the Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce presents a public lecture by Professor Craig Calhoun.
‘Has Humanitarianism Drowned in the Mediterranean?’ Public lecture presented by Pam Delargy, Special advisor to United Nations special representative for Migration and International Development followed by a discussion with migration and public health experts.
Empires and Nation-states. This introduction to a special issue focuses on the complex and contradictory relationships of empires and nation-states. It contests the traditional views that posit nation-states and empires as the mutually exclusive forms of state organization. The paper identifies the key features of these two ideal types and then briefly reviews the current developments in this field. This introduction also provides a summary overview of the nine contributions that compose the special issue.
7@11: Storytelling home and away: nation community and diaspora (the Filipino perspective) Dr Trevor Hogan in dialogue with Merlinda Bobis and Carlos Celdran. Recorded at Castlemaine State Festival, on Thursday 23rd of March. What is the relationship between writing and performance and does this change according to audience and site? This session is a conversation…
Crowds, Cancer, Clones: Houellebecq rewrites Canetti Professor David Roberts will presenting a paper at the University of Melbourne on May the 5th 2017 The importance of Aldous Huxley for Michel Houellebecq has long been recognised. Atomised (Les particules elementaires, 1998) and The Possibility of an Island both engage with Huxley’s utopian fictions. What has not been recognised is the…