Institute for Social Justice

Sydney School for

Critical Social Thought

The Institute for Social Justice is inaugurating the annual gathering of the Sydney School for Critical Social Thought. Join internationally renowned scholars for two weeks of thought-provoking seminars, conversation and conviviality.

Seminar themes

  • Neoliberalism, Critique, and Resistance
  • Human/Non-Human Relationships in the Anthropocene
  • Gender, Race, and Postcolonial Critique
  • Religion, Secularism, and Democracy
  • Migration, Borders, and Security

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To honour our inaugural year and due to a change in circumstances we are now in a position to offer a greater number of fee waiver opportunities to promising participants.

We are accepting registration until 15 May 2015. Limited participation at selected sessions is also available. To register or enquire please email

We are able to recommend affordable accommodation.

Institute for Social Justice

Located on the north shore of Sydney’s magnificent harbor, the Institute for Social Justice aims to be the premier research institute of its kind in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. It is committed to producing innovative transdisciplinary research on social justice issues in the broadest possible sense and with the broadest possible scope.



Monday 18 May – Friday 29 May 2015


Tenison Woods House
Australian Catholic University
North Sydney, NSW 2060


Ms Paula Gleeson at