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The Edith Cowan Centre for Global Issues (C-Global) focuses on the delivery of high-impact research to solve world challenges in partnership with international organisations and researchers.

C-Global brings together expertise from across ECU for multidisciplinary, collaborative projects with national and international partners. Established in 2015 and based in the School of Arts and Humanities, the Centre has a wide remit to stimulate and foster new research, promote and profile ECU cooperative research excellence, and build capacity in targeted research areas including through mentoring early career researchers. Read more.



The genealogy of torture

C-Global’s Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Dr Jamal Barnes discusses his book A Genealogy of the Torture Taboo with Lisa Sharon in this month’s Edith Magazine (Issue 9). Dr Barnes has been an integral part of C-Global team and will be representing the Centre internationally in October this year when he will spend one month at the University of Cologne, Germany as part of the Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-Operation Scheme. (See page 7)

Extreme Far Right Groups’ Use of Social Media: A Focus on Britain First and Reclaim Australia

This interdisciplinary research project provides insights into the present-day use of social media to create and disseminate far-right extremist content.

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Why Australia needs its own torture report

Why Australia needs its own torture report

Jamal Barnes, from ECU`s Centre for Global Issues writes on how Australia must embody the values of accountability and respect for human dignity, and follow the example of its allies.

Human Journeys in the Global Era Workshop

Human Journeys in the Global Era Workshop

The Edith Cowan Centre for Global Issues invites you to join us for this one-day interdisciplinary workshop is to exploring, from multiple perspectives, the movement of people across borders that is a characteristic of today’s hyper-mobile world.

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