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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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Critical Race Theory: Transforming Knowledge in the Australian Social Sciences and Humanities

You are welcome to join is for an event as part of Social Sciences Week on September 10 at 10 am organised by the Institute for Culture and Society Borders and Diversity Research Group Registration link A 2021 Social Sciences Week event from the Borders and Diversity Research Program of…

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Decolonial Thought: A lecture for the Institute for Culture and Society Key Thinkers & Concepts series

I was kindly invited by the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University to give a talk on postcolonial and decolonial thought for its Key Thinkers & Concepts series. I have posted in the slides and notes here. 1. I wish to acknowledgement the Darug people, their elders past and…

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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 of my contribution further…

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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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Alana Lentin