Current and Past Projects


PAPER – Theater: Engaging in Critical Thinking about Social Justice

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"Political art can educate, evoke emotions, expose relationships of unequal power, and remind people that working towards social change involves a lifelong commitment. In a time when the value of…

PROJECT – Connecting Aboriginal women to the country through local healing practices

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Team: Karen Jackson, Paola Balla, Rowena Price, Amy Quayle, and Christopher Sonn Researchers have emphasised the need for programs that facilitate cultural renewal, strengthen cultural identity and support healing rituals through research and…

ARTICLE – Were We Critical Friends? Working with Values in Research

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Conceptualising values in research is one thing, negotiating them through the layers of relationships and constraints of a community organisation and a university is something else. This article highlights some…

Seminars and Events

ICCP2020 Webinar Recording


Critical transnational conversations on structural violence & radical possibilities

Speakers – Paola Balla, Jesica Fernández, and Michelle Fine.

ICCP2020 Webinar - In this free webinar dialogue will focus on response-ability, solidarities and movements for epistemic justice, asking whose crises and to whom are we accountable? Speakers will examine critical psychologies in the midst of austerity, COVID and racialized state violence, and consider radical possibilities erupting and what these might mean for transformation and redesign of academy, and with whom we engage in research, teaching, organizing and justice work.