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

Research

Our genuinely worldly research agenda addresses problems concerning social, cultural, economicand political inequalities and human rights.

The research we undertake is often interdisciplinary, collaborative and international in scope as we seek to make a difference by expanding the capacity, depth and quality of knowledge being used to solve the contemporary issues in society.

The core disciplines in which we conduct our research include:

Philosophy

History

Cultural Studies

Anthropology

Criminology

Political Science

Sociology

Communication and Media Studies

Religion and Religious Studies


 

RESEARCH STREAMS

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Our internal research streams foster opportunities for collaboration, project development and mentoring among members and students with shared research interests and priorities.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

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We conduct innovative, interdisciplinary research projects funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC), as well as in partnerships and consultancies with the not-for-profit sector, government and industry.

 

RESEARCH NETWORKS

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The research networks hosted by the Institute provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and interdisciplinary collaboration. We have seven networks that focus on areas such as countering and preventing violent extremism, multiculturalism, philosophy and the history of ideas, and science.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

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Our researchers are experts in a wide range of fields in the humanities and social sciences with clusters of expertise in areas such as indigenous studies, religious studies, countering violent extremism and anthropology.