Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre

Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre

The Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre (MMIC) takes an interdisciplinary, evidence based approach to understanding migration and social, economic and cultural inclusion

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Launch of the ‘Migrant and Refugee Women in Australia Survey’

In partnership with the Harmony Alliance, the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre is conducting the ‘Migrant and Refugee Women in Australia Survey’. This is a national survey to increase understandings of the issues of importance to women from migrant and refugee backgrounds, with a focus on safety and well-being. Findings from the survey will inform advocacy for migrant and refugee women from their own views and experiences.

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MMIC Webinar: Bringing Back Our International Students: The Future of International Education Across Australia and New Zealand

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The Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre brings together a panel of experts from RMIT, the University of Auckland, ISANA NZ and English Australia to discuss best ways to bring back our international students across the Tasman in the context of COVID 19. This webinar will be held on Tuesday, 8 September 2020 from 10:00-11:30am AEST. Register free here.

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Report Launch: Towards active engagement with CALD communities

Researchers from our MMIC team - including Dr Charishma Ratnam, Associate Professor Rebecca Wickes, Rebecca Powell, and Chloe Keel - are excited to launch the ‘Towards active engagement: Understanding how organisations are using technology to connect with diverse groups during COVID-19’ report.

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Webinar: ‘Risk, Race and the Challenge of Inclusive Policing’

Associate Professor Leanne Weber held her webinar ‘Risk, Race and the Challenge of Inclusive Policing’ on Tuesday, 18th August 2020. This event built on the global momentum for police reform and provided a forum for discussing possible ways to improve interactions between policy and young people from South Sudanese and Pasifika backgrounds.

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Responding to hate speech during COVID-19 webinar and panel discussion

While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and our public health system have been well documented, the crisis has also given rise to a diverse range of social harms. Among these is the increase in incidents of hate speech targeting members of various ethnic and religious minorities, both online and offline. In a recent webinar, academics, policy makers, and community leaders came together to discuss how to understand and respond effectively to contemporary hate speech.

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