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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
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