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ICA Day 1: Kurdish transnational media, racism online, digital labour, and public scholarship

My rough and very incomplete notes from the first day of ICA. There were a bunch of interesting points that I haven't noted because I was distracted or tired or too busy listening, and great papers that I sadly missed. I mostly use these notes to follow up on work later, but if they're useful … Continue reading ICA Day 1: Kurdish transnational media, racism online, digital labour, and public scholarship

Mothering

Today I am thinking about mothering as a way in which we can make the world (in all its messiness and difficulty) better. “Children are the ways that the world begins again and again. If you fasten upon that concept of their promise, you will have trouble finding anything more awesome, and also anything more … Continue reading Mothering

Reimagining Australia: solidarity with Indonesia and Indigenous representation

In Indonesia Calling and other stories, Ariel Heryanto spoke on the extraordinary moments of solidarity between Indonesia and Australia in the 1940s - moments which have been almost entirely erased from the memory of both countries. Heryanto argues that this may be because remembering would involve acknowledging the past power of the left in our … Continue reading Reimagining Australia: solidarity with Indonesia and Indigenous representation