News from the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation
CCG's Diane Siebrandt, an archaeologist, has recently been named by the US' Combatant Command Cultural Heritage Action Group (CCHAG) as one of its real monument men and women for her work with Iraqis to preserve Iraq's archaeological resources for future generations. Read more in the Deakin Newsroom and in The Australian.
CCG's Dr Dominique Allen has co-authored a book about Australia's anti-discrimination laws with Professor Neil Rees (University of the Sunshine Coast) and Professor Simon Rice (the Australian National University). Read more.
CCG's Dr David Tittensor's new book offers a groundbreaking new perspective on the Gülen movement, a Turkish Muslim educational activist network that emerged in the 1960s and has grown into a global empire with an estimated worth of $25 billion. Read more.
CCG's Dr Danielle Chubb's new book provides international observers with a better understanding of policymakers' management of inter-Korean relations as Chubb traces the development of various policy disputes and perspectives from the 1970s through South Korea's democratic transition. Read more.
A new app which encourages people to live for a week in the life of an Aboriginal man, a Muslim woman, an Indian student as they experience various scenarios of racial prejudice and which was jointly sponsored by Deakin University, was launched on 22 January. Read more.
Dr Liudmila Kirpitchenko's new book Insider Research on Migration and Mobility: International Perspectives on Researcher Positioning brings together the latest international scholarship in the sociology and anthropology of migration and explores the complexities, joys and frustrations of conducting 'insider' research. Read more.
In January 2014, CCG welcomed Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh to the team. Read more.
Associate Professor Yin Paradies has recently been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship, through which he will increase our understanding of, and capacity to address, racism both in Australia and internationally. Read more.
Dr Matthew Sharpe is a member of a Monash-led team who have been successful in their application for an ARC Discovery commencing in 2014. Read more.
CCG's Dr Michele Lobo was recently awarded the Vice Chancellor's Early Career Award for Research Excellence. As part of this award, Dr Lobo will receive a $5000 grant to contribute to the costs of her research. Read more.