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Sydney Review of Books

Andrew Brooks has reviewed Why Race Still Matters for the Sydney Review of Books. I am very grateful for the care he took to relate to the book through a wide engagement with the politics of race in colonial Australia and what it means for his own activism and teaching.…

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Sydney Book Launch

On 1 December 2020 on 7pm, I am delighted to be launching my book, Why Race Still Matters along with Gavan Titley‘s Is Free Speech Racist? at Sydney’s Gleebooks (online) in the company of Dr Debbie Bargallie, author of Unmasking the Racial Contract, and Angela Saini, author of Superior: The…

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Surviving Society

I was interviewed about my book, Why Race Still Matters, for my favourite podcast Surviving Society, by the brilliant Chantelle Lewis and Tissot Regis. You can listen to the interview here. Also, make sure you support these amazing scholars by subscribing or sponsoring them on Patreon. Surviving Society · E089…

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Belongg Author Talk

The Delhi-based Belongg book club invited me to read from and talk about my book on May 20. The online event was hosted by Manjari Sahay and there was an opportunity for participants in the webinar to pose questions. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Here is the video of the discussion.

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Why Race Still Matters endorsed by Prof Robbie Shilliam

Robbie Shilliam is Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University. His endorsement of Why Race Still Matters means a lot to me because he is one of the intellectuals writing on race who has bridged the European, the US and the Pacific experience in his writing, modelling a truly…

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Why Race Still Matters endorsed by decolonial activist, Houria Bouteldja

Houria Bouteldja, the spokesperson for the Parti des indigenes de la Republique, whose work has long been influential for me, and whose texts on the political instrumentalisation of antisemitism in France inform my thinking in Chapter 4 of Why Race Still Matters, wrote an endorsement of the book: Decolonial activists are troubled…

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