Workshop one

Workshop one

Changing Migrant Communities: Contemporary Transnational and Intersectional Identities

7 September 2018

Overview

What is the role and perception of migrants in contemporary Melbourne and how does it stand up to the realities around intersectionality?

Intersectionality can be considered as the interconnected nature of social categorisations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.

Presenters

Professor Derek Duncan
University of St Andrews, UK
Academic profile

Dr Ruth De Souza
Academic Convenor of The Data, Systems and Society Research Network, The University of Melbourne

Running Times

TimeActivity
1.45pm
  • Acknowledgement of Country
  • Introduction of facilitator
  • Run through agenda
  • Housekeeping
2.00pm Presentation: Dr Ruth De Souza
2.15pm Provocation and/or questions to be discussed by the group in breakout sessions
2.45pm Group session to discuss findings
3.00pm Presentation: Dr Derek Duncan
3.15pm Provocation and/or questions to be discussed by the group in breakout sessions
3.45pm Group session to discuss findings
4.00pm Presentation: TBC
4.15pm Provocation and/or questions to be discussed by the group in breakout sessions
4.45pm Group session to discuss findings
5.00pm Thank you and meeting close

Public screening

The workshop will be followed by a public screening of the documentary Space Metropoliz, Directed by Giorgio de Finis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MACRO), Rome.


Space Metropoliz poster.