Alfred Deakin Institute
The Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation (ADI) is a leading humanities and social sciences research institute based at Deakin University, Australia. Our researchers aim to understand the complex meanings of citizenship, social inclusion and globalisation, and investigate the imp



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Featured Events

ADI Oration

The Alfred Deakin Institute Oration is an annual Oration delivered by a public intellectual on a topic related to the cutting-edge research about citizenship, diversity, inclusion and globalisation that is undertaken at the Institute.

The 2019 ADI Oration, The new divides, a century later, was delivered by Senator the Honourable Simon Birmingham on 24 September, 2019 at Deakin Edge.

UNESCO Chair Oration

Running since Professor Fethi Mansouri’s appointment and now in its fifth year, the UNESCO Chairs Oration is an annual lecture delivered by a preeminent thinker in social justice, cultural diversity and human rights. For more about the UNESCO Chair, visit the UNESCO Chair website.

The 2019 UNESCO Chair Oration, ‘Empowering Indigenous Australians’ will be delivered by Professor Marcia Langton AM on Wednesday 13 November at Deakin Downtown.

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