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Last in the Radical Antiracism Today online seminar series: Rehearsals for Living

Please join us for the 6th and final seminar in the Radical Antiracism Today: New Books in Abolitionist, Anticolonial, Internationalist Antiracism online seminar series. Thursday 16 November at 9 AM-10.30 AM AEDT / 5PM Wednesday (Toronto) Register here About this event: Robyn Maynard and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson join us to…

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White supremacy, white innocence and inequality in Australia

I gave this talk a year ago, just after so-called ‘Harmony Day’. Thinking about white supremacy and white crisis’today so I thought I’d post it here in case of it’s of any use. My 8-year old daughter was getting ready for ‘Harmony Day’ the other day, laying out her Indian…

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What’s the Use of Race in Migration Studies?

During my recent stay at the Department of Anthropology, University of Amsterdam, as a guest of the RaceFaceID project, led my Professor Amade M’charek, I was delighted to have the opportunity to speak about the silence about race in migration studies at Spui 25. Event description Migration and its problems…

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Colloquium on ‘Difference Diversity and Inclusion’

I was honoured to have been invited to participate in the Mellon Foundation Colloquium on ‘Difference Diversity and Inclusion’ in Haarlem, The Netherlands in June 2017. My talk, on race and relationality, looked at what I feel is the urgency of addressing dominant attempts to appropriate the definition of racism in ways detrimental…

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Not Racism: White crisis and the postracial denial of race

This is the audio of a talk I gave on June 23 at the conference, ‘Race-conscious and colorblind framings: converging and diverging trends in Europe and the Americas’, organized by the CERI and the INED at Sciences Po in Paris by Patrick Simon and Sarah Mazouz.

In it, I talk about how the need to define what is and what is not racism is evidence of a postracial ‘white crisis’.

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The Apparatus of Racism – comments on the racial-colonial

In March 2017, I was invited to participate in The Apparatus of Racism, a two-day symposium held at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt on the NSU Complex and the embeddedness of racism in the German state and its institutions, particularly the police. On the second evening, I participated in…

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Alana Lentin