Explore selected research projects from the Centre
Australian Research Council Projects
An investigation into the role that Islamic religious beliefs, rituals and faith-based community practices play in shaping experiences of belonging and citizenship in multicultural, western cities.
This project built knowledge and appreciation of Australia's social, cultural, linguistic and religious diversity, and the ability to relate to and communicate across cultures.
An examination and assessment of the role of social networks play in informing young people's sense of belonging and active participation in the community of citizens.
Understanding the way Iran operates in its (Muslim) neighbourhood is important for the way we engage with Iran and prepare for the regional implications of Iranian policies.
Research on practices of stereotyping and humiliation that dehumanise migrants, in particular, those who do not assimilate into a dominant white majority culture, are welfare dependents, or arrive 'illegally'.
This study investigated ERB policies in the 'local' context of the state of Victoria, Australia within a 'global' context of other Western multifaith societies, including Canada and the United Kingdom.
Research into emerging sectarian fault-lines and regional security in the Arab revolutions.
Assessing the relationships that existed between US military personnel and Iraqi cultural heritage professionals, and how those relations impacted archaeological sites during the Iraq War.