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Dear all, We are pleased to announce that the first issue of settler colonial studies is now available for your viewing. Check it out here. In this stage of its life, settler colonial studies is an online, open-access journal. There are may benefits of such a medium (among them, universally free access, and immediate registration […]

Here’s a teaser for the forthcoming settler colonial studies 1 (2011). ARTICLES Lorenzo Veracini: Introducing settler colonial studies pp. 1-12 Patrick Wolfe: After the Frontier: Separation and Absorption in US Indian Policy pp. 13-50 Scott Lauria Morgensen: The Biopolitics of Settler Colonialism: Right Here, Right Now pp. 51-75 Ivan Sablin and Maria Savelyeva: Mapping Indigenous […]

PAST IS PRESENT: SETTLER COLONIALISM IN PALESTINE 7th Annual Conference 5- 6 March | Brunei Gallery | School of Oriental and African Studies – London organised by SOAS Palestine Society and hosted by the London Middle East Institute For over a century, Zionism has subjected Palestine and Palestinians to a structural and violent form of […]

  Actually placing “settlers” and “colonialism” in the same analytical field required overcoming a number of conceptual blockages. It took decades. The nineteenth century – the century of the “settler revolution” (see Belich 2009) – did not think that they could be compounded. Indeed the settler revolution had cleaved the two apart: Marx, who engaged […]

Comparative Wests: Transnational Perspectives on Rapid Cultural, Economic, and Environmental Transformations in the 19th Century Settler Colonies of Western Australia, Western Canada, the Western United States, and the Pacific Islands Wednesday, September 29, 2010 | 3:00pm Stanford Humanities Center This Mellon-Sawyer seminar will focus especially on how indigenous communities interacted with, resisted, and adapted to […]

Kevin Murray’s take on the Institute of Postcolonial Studies-hosted ‘Here from elsewhere’ symposium, here. The evening was fantastic; and the scholars, as well as the chairman, facilitated brilliant discussion. Well done to the IPCS.

Round table: Here from elsewhere: ‘Settlerism’ as a platform for south-south dialogue, Institute for Postcolonial Studies, Melbourne, 21 October 2010. Ex-colonial countries share not only the experience of repression of indigenous populations, but also the formation of new non-indigenous identities. Across the former colonised world, there appear to be common elements in the development of […]

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Places are complex entities, not necessarily defined by physical structure or geographic location. Because of this, the ways of making place are many and diverse. In Australia, Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples have employed distinct strategies of place-making, and brought differing attitudes towards the constitution of place. While non-indigenous Australian histories of place-making have proved largely […]

Some more details about the round table on settler colonialism at the University of Technology, Sydney  (3 May 2010) have come to hand. Have a read through the abstracts: Dr. Lorenzo Veracini Queen Elizabeth II Fellow Institute for Social Research Swinburne University of Technology Decolonising Settler Colonialism This paper contributes to interdisciplinary reflection on decolonisation […]