11 May 2017

Melbourne is one of the best places in the world to live, work and do business. Today, our appeal as a leading international city is being challenged – this time by the profound changes known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Revolution marks the next...

Discussion paper

27 Aug 2015

During January and February of 2011 the political activity that took place in Egypt was celebrated and heralded as a positive move towards democracy and social justice. This optimism was heartfelt and as the Mubarak Regime collapsed we (Egyptian citizens) were convinced that Egypt was...



1 Feb 2012

To most people, the idea that Mahatma Gandhi was more violent than Adolf Hitler would seem preposterous. When you’re speaking to Slavoj Žižek, however, such a suggestion is par for the course. Žižek has argued that Gandhi led a movement that challenged imperial hegemony and...


18 Jan 2012

Two major narratives have emerged to explain the so-called ‘Arab Spring’. The first and most popular narrative sees the removal of Ben Ali and Hosni Mabarak as part of the continuing long march of democracy. According to this view, the Arab Spring is a result...



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