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The role of transnational networks and mobile citizens in South Sudan’s global community: A pilot study focused on Melbourne and Juba

Population, Migration and Social Inclusion (PMSI) Research Associate, Dr Sara Maher, the lead researcher for the Melbourne site of the transnational South Sudan Diaspora Impacts Project, has co-authored the project’s concluding report titled; ‘The role of transnational networks and mobile citizens in South Sudan’s global community A pilot study focused on Melbourne and Juba’. The…

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Queer will: Hikikomori as willful subjects

Please join us for another Japanese Studies Centre Seminar! 11 April 2018 4 pm to 5:30 pm Japanese Studies Centre Auditorium Clayton Campus, Monash University   Queer will: Hikikomori as willful subjects with Dr. Rosemary Overell The Department of Media, Film and Communication The University of Otago rosemary.overell@otago.ac.nz This presentation considers hikikomori as willful subjects. The hikikomori are a portion of the…

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Beatlemania at Monash! The Beatles’ Week at the JSC

During the week of 7-9 March, the Japanese Studies Centre (JSC) featured two Beatle-themed events to kick off the 2018 seminar series. The first was an academic launch of the JSC director Carolyn Stevens‘ new book, The Beatles in Japan.  The volume was introduced by Dr. Tina Weller (German Studies) with commentary from the School…

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Hannah Lewis to present her research on the intersection of faith and slavery in post-secular contexts

We’re delighted to host Dr Hannah Lewis, Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Sheffield who will present findings from her research on ‘Modern slavery and human trafficking: The re-emergence of the intersection of faith and slavery in post-secular contexts’ at the next Monash Criminology Seminar series, Tuesday, April 10, from 11-12pm, Menzies Building Room N502. Her presentation…

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Monash #AfricanGangs forum looks beyond politics and media headlines

As a response to the #AfricanGangs social media movement established to counter negative perceptions of African immigrants in Australia, academics from the Monash Population Migration and Social Inclusion Focus Program (PMSI) recently hosted the forum ‘#AfricanGangs: Beyond politics and media headlines’. A platform for discussion and debate, the Monash #AfricanGangs Forum analysed the issues raised…

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