Tag Archives: social movements

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Queerstories podcast: My Tabloid Life

I recently spoke at Queerstories in Sydney, about social movements, Andrew Bolt and the wonder that is great friends. Indeed, the photo above is of my friends thinking I’m hilarious. You can listen to the episode online here, or through the embedded link below. *** Queerstories is an LGBTQIA+ storytelling night programmed by Maeve Marsden, with […]

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Queerstories: 6 July 2018

On Friday 6 July I’ll be speaking at Sydney’s Queerstories. A keen audience member, I’ll be performing this time around and telling a short story. Maeve Marsden, the host and producer, describes the event like this: It involves ‘reflections on lives well lived and battles fought, pride, prejudice, love and humour. The LGBTQI community has […]

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Anti-politics, movements & the practical critique of the state

In November I co-organised (with Tad Tietze) a panel discussion on ‘Anti-politics, social movements & the practical critique of the state’ at the London Historical Materialism Journal conference. It featured three papers (abstracts below) and you can hear the audio of them. Our sincere thanks go to the conference organisers and to the critical but enthusiastic people who filled […]

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The Australian Global Justice Movement

In the lead up to doing a PhD, I completed a Masters by Research at the University of Technology in Sydney (UTS). It took a long time – a very long time – as I undertook the research whilst working full time. It has been extremely pleasing therefore, to see two pieces from that research published this […]

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Iraq and the Australian anti-war movement

This post was originally published at Overland Journal. *** This is the speech I gave on Monday this week, at the forum ‘IRAQ 10 years on: Remembering when the world said NO to war’ — organised by the Sydney Stop the War Coalition.  Soon after the fall of the Berlin wall, American political scientist Francis Fukuyama […]