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The Menzies Australia Institute at King’s College London and the Australia Centre at the University of Melbourne, are coming together to share ideas and strengthen collaborations on themes relating to the ruptures of colonialism and its ongoing legacies.

Scholars from disciplines including political science, public health, history, international development and geography will discuss their current work and future research plans in the hope of sharing ideas and fostering collaboration between academics in Melbourne and London.

Themes for discussion may include:

  • Settler colonialism and settler-Indigenous relations
  • Public and private memory of colonialism
  • Memorialisation and commemoration of empire
  • Colonial discourses of ‘centre’ and ‘periphery’ and their legacies
  • Coloniality and the international development system
  • Environmental and geographical legacies of colonialism
  • Health and embodied colonial legacies
  • Indigeneity, country and identity

This event is invite-only.


10:00-12:00: Presentation of work in progress

12:00-13:30: Lunch

13:30-15:00: Discussion of themes, points of connection, debates

15:00-15:30: Coffee break

15:30-17:00: Next steps for ideas and projects

At this event

Agnieszka Sobocinska

Director of the Menzies Australia Institute

Event details

BH (S)2.03
Bush House
Strand campus, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG