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

International Research Network on Multiculturalism (IRNM)

The International Research Network on Multiculturalism (IRNM) is an academic forum aimed at promoting a multicultural research agenda. We debate multicultural, intercultural and interreligious policies, practices, theories, histories and controversies.  


We debate multicultural, intercultural and interreligious policies, practices, theories, histories and controversies. We provide an online depository of research pertaining to multiculturalism and links to participants' research profiles, local and international events and new publications.


Our history

We were founded in 2012, following the 3rd International Symposium on Multiculturalism: Reclaiming Multiculturalism, held by the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.

The 2nd International Symposium on Multiculturalism: Reframing Multiculturalism for the 21st Century's Realities, was held at the University of Ottawa, Canada in 2011 and the 1st International Symposium on Multiculturalism: Comparative Multiculturalism from Transnational and Global Perspectives was also held at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, in 2010.

 

Our members

Our network is made up of scholars, state and community actors specialising in the fields of multiculturalism, intercultural and interreligious relations across diverse disciplines and geographical regions. Our members include:

Convenors

Our members

Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh

Professor Boulou Ebanda de B'beri

Professor Afef Benessaieh

Emeritus Professor Gary Bouma

Associate Professor Val Colic-Peisker

Dr Steve Francis

Professor Michele Grossman 

Dr Anna Halafoff

Professor Anita Harris

Professor Patrick Imbert

Professor Peter Kivisto

Associate Professor Gabriele Marranci

Professor Kevin McDonald

Professor Paul Morris 

Professor Yin Paradies

Associate Professor Adam Possamai

Dr Naomi Priest

Associate Professor Elizabeth Rata

Professor Zlatko Skrbis

Ms Stefanie Thomas

Associate Professor Ian Wood

 

Contact us

IRNM membership is free and by invitation or application only. We welcome new applications from established scholars, early career and higher degree researchers who are working on multiculturalism. 

Please contact us for more information about membership.

International Research Network on Multiculturalism (IRNM)
+61 3 9244 6658  
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