Alfred Deakin Institute For Citizenship And Globalisation

The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (ADI) is an internationally recognised and highly regarded social sciences and humanities research institute.

Our researchers aim to understand the complex meanings of citizenship, social inclusion and globalisation, and investigate the implications of these forces in our lives and communities.

We seek to contribute to knowledge construction and influence research developments, public debates and policy agendas.

Spotlight: researchers working on multiculturalism

ADI researcher calls on South Korea to rethink its multicultural education policies

Alfred Deakin Institute’s DECRA Fellow, Dr Jessica Walton, has urged South Korea to rethink its multicultural educational policies and the way it promotes its national identity so its children who have a multiethnic background feel more accepted at school.

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It’s time for an Australian Federal Multicultural Act

ADI Director Professor Fethi Mansouri says it is time for an Australian Federal Multicultural Act. Read submissions by Professor Mansouri and Dr. Mirjana Lozanovska’s to the Federal Select Committee on Strengthening Multiculturalism here

Read submissions by Professor Mansouri and Dr. Mirjana Lozanovska

Special edition of JICs - After Cronulla: ‘Where the Bloody Hell Are We Now?’

ADI researchers Professor Anita Harris and Dr Michele Lobo with ADI’s emerging scholars, Dr Amelia Johns and David Kelly are contributing to our understanding of racism, intercultural relations, and multiculturalism in Australia.

Read more about their work in the Journal of Intercultural Studies

Research insights: How do young people develop social connection and belonging?

This project sought to investigate the extent to which young people use formal networks (such as government agencies and community-specific services) and informal networks (including family and sub-cultural networks) to develop a sense of social connectedness and belonging in a multicultural social environment.

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