Not Racist, But ...: Racism, Identity and Labels

Who is ‘black’ in Australia today? Who is Asian-Australian? Who is ‘white’? And where do race and religion overlap when it comes to identity? And is it really possible, or desirable, to be colour-blind?

In this session – the third in a series of four talks curated by Santilla Chingaipe – Yassir Morsi, Mridula Nath Chakraborty, Luke Pearson and Chingaipe unpack the complexities of racial identities and ask if race is skin deep.

Why Are We Afraid of Being Called Racist?
Why Are We Afraid of Being Called Racist?

How can we have constructive conversations about racism when everyone is so defensive? Are laws enough to tackle racism? And what’s the deal with identity politics? This panel will explore definitions of racism, looking not just at overt examples but also implicit bias and systemic racism, with examples from Australian history.

Listen back to the session here

Not Racist But... Indigenous Australia and Racism

What role does racism play in the entrenched disadvantage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia today? How does racism impact on the health of Indigenous Australians? How has racial oppression become institutionalised over the decades and how has this been rationalised since European settlement?

In this panel – the second in a series of four talks curated by Santilla Chingaipe – Crystal McKinnon, Mark McMillan and Maryrose Casey discuss the impact of racism in Australia today.

Not Racist, But ...: The Media and Racism

How does a person’s race or religion frame how the way they’re portrayed in the media? How do news narratives perpetuate racism?

In this panel – the final in a series of four talks curated by Santilla Chingaipe – Karen Farquharson, Usha Rodrigues, Anthony Kelly and Oishee Alam discuss racial sensationalism and stereotype in the Australian news today.

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Not Racist, But ...: Racism, Identity and Labels
Why Are We Afraid of Being Called Racist?
Not Racist But... Indigenous Australia and Racism
Not Racist, But ...: The Media and Racism
85241ef1280311e8a835cf3b135521d7_content_medium.jpg
Not Racist, But ...: Racism, Identity and Labels

Who is ‘black’ in Australia today? Who is Asian-Australian? Who is ‘white’? And where do race and religion overlap when it comes to identity? And is it really possible, or desirable, to be colour-blind?

In this session – the third in a series of four talks curated by Santilla Chingaipe – Yassir Morsi, Mridula Nath Chakraborty, Luke Pearson and Chingaipe unpack the complexities of racial identities and ask if race is skin deep.

Why Are We Afraid of Being Called Racist?

How can we have constructive conversations about racism when everyone is so defensive? Are laws enough to tackle racism? And what’s the deal with identity politics? This panel will explore definitions of racism, looking not just at overt examples but also implicit bias and systemic racism, with examples from Australian history.

Listen back to the session here

Not Racist But... Indigenous Australia and Racism

What role does racism play in the entrenched disadvantage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia today? How does racism impact on the health of Indigenous Australians? How has racial oppression become institutionalised over the decades and how has this been rationalised since European settlement?

In this panel – the second in a series of four talks curated by Santilla Chingaipe – Crystal McKinnon, Mark McMillan and Maryrose Casey discuss the impact of racism in Australia today.

Not Racist, But ...: The Media and Racism

How does a person’s race or religion frame how the way they’re portrayed in the media? How do news narratives perpetuate racism?

In this panel – the final in a series of four talks curated by Santilla Chingaipe – Karen Farquharson, Usha Rodrigues, Anthony Kelly and Oishee Alam discuss racial sensationalism and stereotype in the Australian news today.

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