Who was John Curtin? The iconic image of John Curtin is as War Prime Minister and Labor leader, Curtin mopping his brow, saviour of Australia. There are other images. Earlier in his life, Curtin was a revolutionary socialist, antimilitarist and internationalist. This is the image of Curtin on the soapbox, at the Yarra Bank and…
Book Launch: Multiculturalism in an age of nationalism? by Rachel Busbridge
This year’s Cornelios Castoriadis’ Symposium is dedicated to the study of his early formative years after his departure from Greece and his migration to France, his participation in the publication of the journal Socialisme ou Barbarie, his gradual separation from mainstream Orthodox Marxism until the closure of the journal in 1967.
A conversation on space and place-making with Noëleen Murray.
Hosted by Trevor Hogan and chaired by David McGinniss
Masterclass on Critical reflections on space and placemaking: South Africa and Australia
From the violence at the mine in Marikana to the almost daily scenes of evictions from occupied buildings in the inner city of Johannesburg, and from the protests in working class areas like Eldorado Park, to the perfect storm and raging wild fires that have surrounded the drought stricken province of the Western Cape – I shall be working with notions of how the histories of settlement and the settler state underpin the present, and how these might and might not resonate with Australian realities.
Please join us for the final event in the Writing Place Pushing Genre: Adventures across South Africa and Australia series.