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CCG is seeking one outstanding scholar for a PhD Scholarship to work on a large scale study of the role of Islamic religious beliefs, values, rituals and faith-based community participation in shaping belonging in three multicultural cities. Find out more
Call for papers now open for Monash Asia Institute's 2013 International Workshop Multiculturalism in Asia. Find out more
Call for papers now open for CCG's 2013 International Conference Reconfiguring Anti-Racism. Find out more
In celebration of the World Day for Cultural Diversity on May 21st, the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation (CCG) in partnership with the Equity and Diversity Unit at Deakin University will host a workshop on Cultural Awareness and Inclusion on 22 May 2013.The workshop will be faciliated by Jane Lewis, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission. Find out more
Sydney-based writer and editor, Amal Awad will give a seminar for CCG on 4 June titled The 'Muslim Writer' and Why We Need Them. Ms Awad will talk about what it means to be a 'muslim writier' and whether it should be considered significant that a Muslim woman gets published on mainstream websites or in major newspapers. Find out more.
Bryan S. Turner is the Presidential Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York where he is the Director of the Religion Committee. He is concurrently the Professor of Social and Political Thought and the Director of the Religion and Society Committee at the University of Western Sydney.
Professor Turner will visit CCG in July 2013 to conduct a workshop with HDR candidates, discussing some of the practical difficulties facing comparative sociological research. Professor Turner will also give a public seminar titled Democracy and Demography. RSVP is essential for both events.
The program is a component of the Irregular Migration Research Program which has been established by the Department in response to Recommendation 22 of the Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers.
The Small Grants Program aims to develop an evidence base on the drivers and determinants of irregular maritime migration to Australia. Organisations and individual researchers may apply for funding.
For further information on timeframes, eligibility and application forms, please visit:
Closing date for applications with the Office for Research is Wednesday, 22 May, 2013 and with the agency on Monday, 27 May, 2013.
At this year's Australian Sociological Association conference there will be a joint session between the thematic groups 'Sociology of Youth' and 'Migration, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism'. The purpose of the session is to bring together people working across these fields, especially those who are interested in critical youth studies approaches to ethnicity and diversity, and generational perspectives in migration studies and multiculturalism.
We welcome papers from any cognate discipline, and you do not need to be a member of TASA, or of the thematic groups, to participate!
abstracts can be submitted up to August 2 at http://www.tasa.org.au/tasa-conference/tasa-conference-2013/submiteditreview-abstracts-or-papers/
If you would like submit a paper for this joint session, please indicate this in a line in the document itself when you submit your abstract via the online system. As this system only allows you to nominate one of the thematic groups from the drop down box, please select 'Migration, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism’ at this step, but ensure you have noted 'joint session: youth and multiculturalism' at the top in the abstract document you upload.
Please contact Joshua Roose if you have any problems: J.Roose@uws.edu.au