A little bit about Understanding Race

In the age of Black Lives Matter, we have become accustomed to hearing concepts like ‘institutional’ and ‘systemic racism’ openly discussed. On one side, there are calls to recognise the extent to which race shapes experience, access and opportunity even in so-called ‘successful multicultural’ societies like…

We need more, not less, critical thinking about race in Australia

Debbie Bargallie and I wrote about the Australian right’s attack on Critical Race Theory as a signalled by Liberal senator and Assistant Attorney General, Amanda Stoker’s pressure on the Australian Human Rights’s Commission to drop a recent tender after it invoked ‘anti racism’ which she said…

RACE.ED event series – ‘Antisemitism and the proxification of antiracism’- 17 February 2021

UPDATE: You can now watch a recording of this event here I will be speaking online about ‘Antisemitism and the Proxification of Antiracism’, the subject of the 4th chapter of Why Race Still Matters to the University of Edinburgh Race.Ed seminar series on February 17. The…

Challenging Antisemitism as Part of the Wider Struggle for Racial Justice

I was invited by Donna Nevel to participate in a panel organised by Jewish Voice for Peace, South Florida among some really great speakers, Barry Trachtenberg, Jamil Dakwar, Mark Tseng-Putterman, Meena Jagganath moderated by Martha Schoolman. The video of the event is below and the text…