By Amro Ali Read also on the Internazionale (translation in Italian) Between the static desert that “ceaselessly wears away” and the perpetual sea that “furiously manifests renewal” is constituted “my first vision of reality.” These are the words of Alexandrian-born Italian poet Giuseppe Ungaretti. He wrote them in the...

Annual Report In 2015 SDN continued its work on: Representation Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with absolute truth. Simone de Beauvoir Media Politics Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. Marshall McLuhan Citizens, Bodies,...

Co-presented with Sydney Ideas and the China Studies Centre LECTURE       China sees itself as a victim of imperialism and colonialism. Modern Chinese nationalism, including the one adopted and promoted by the Chinese Communist Party, is defined through this perspective. International scholarship on China often takes for granted this...

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