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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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 2018 ADI Oration was delivered by the Honourable Mark Dreyfus QC MP on Tuesday 20 November, 2018.

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 2018 UNESCO Chair Oration was delivered by Professor Raimond Gaita on Wednesday 28 November, 2018.

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