Publications from the UNESCO Chair team

In the media

Ihsan Yilmaz, Ana-Maria Bliuc and Fethi Mansouri, 22 November 2019, ‘These young Muslim Australians want to meet Islamaphobes and change their minds. And it’s working’, The Conversation.

Fethi Mansouri, 5 June 2018, ‘Gaza and Australia’s vote’, SBS Radio (Arabic).

Fethi Mansouri, 4 May 2017, ‘Fethi Mansouri ‘Baku Process’ message instils deep hope to jointly solve problems’, Azernews.

Fethi Mansouri, November 2016, ‘Celebration of African Australians Inc. Supporters.’ QACC, Queensland African Communities Council.

Fethi Mansouri, 21 October 2016, ‘Refuting Foundations of Extremism’, Australian Muslim Times.

Fethi Mansouri, 25 September 2016,  ‘Are the results of the poll valid?’, SBS Arabic 24.

Fethi Mansouri, 15 September 2016, ‘Pauline’s peddling the hate again’, Eureeka

Natalia Pereira, 2015, ‘Human Rights for All’: Spotlight on Young Migrants in Thailand’, UNESCO BKK.

Fethi Mansouri, 1 Decmber 2015, Religion ‘helps Muslims belong’, says study, The Australian.

Riccardo Armillei and Fethi Mansouri, 21 October 2015, States of Emergency, OpenDemocracy.

Fethi Mansouri, 5 April 2015 ‘Opinion Piece: ‘Resilience of Carthage has lessons for Tunisia’s leaders’, The Age.

Journal Articles

Elias, A. & F. Mansouri (2020): A Systematic Review of Studies on Interculturalism and Intercultural Dialogue, Journal of Intercultural Studies, DOI:

Mansouri, F (2020), Youth and Political Engagement in post-revolution Tunisia” British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies.
DOI: 10.1080/13530194.2020.1765142

Mansouri, F. (2020), ‘Islam and Muslims in Australia: The Social Experiences of  Early Settlement and the Politics of Race Relations’. Politics and Religion. Nº 1, Vol. XIV, pp127-146.

Mansouri, F., & Modood, T., (2020), The complementarity of multiculturalism and interculturalism theory backed by Australian evidence Ethnic and Racial Studies,

Lipiainen, T., Halafoff, A., Mansouri, F., & Bouma, G., (2020), Diverse worldviews education and social inclusion a comparison between Finnish and Australian approaches to build intercultural and interreligious British Journal of Religious Education,

Mansouri, F., and Vergani, M. (2018), ‘Intercultural contact, knowledge of Islam, and prejudice against Muslims in Australia’International Journal of Intercultural Relations66, pp. 85-94.

Vergani, M., Johns, A., Lobo, M. & Mansouri, F. (2017), ‘Examining Islamic religiosity and civic engagement in Melbourne’, Journal of Sociology, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 63-78.

Armillei, R. and Mansouri, F. (2017), ”Ethnic Democracy’ and Authoritarian Legacies in Italy’s and Australia’s contemporary policies towards ‘Boat people”. Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 13-40.

Mansouri, F., Johns, A. and Marotta, V. (2017), ‘Critical global citizenship: contextualising citizenship and globalisation’. Journal of Citizenship and Globalisation Studies, Vol.1, Issue 1. DOI 10.1515/jcgs-2017-0001

Forrest, J., Elias, A. and Paradies, Y. (2016), ‘Perspectives on the geography of intolerance: Racist attitudes and experience of racism in Melbourne, Australia.’ Geoforum70, pp. 51-59.

Mansouri, F. and Armillei, R. (2016), ‘The democratic ‘transition’ in post-revolution Tunisia: conditions for successful ‘consolidation’ and future prospects’R/evolutions: Global Trends & Regional Issues, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 156-181.

Elias, A. and Paradies, Y. (2016), ‘Estimating the mental health costs of racial discrimination.’ BMC public health, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 1205.

Walton, J, Paradies, Y. and Mansouri, F. (2016),  ‘Towards reflexive ethnicity: museums as sites of intercultural encounter’. British Educational Research Journal (BERJ). DOI10.1002/berj.3241

Mansouri, F., Lobo, M. and Johns, A. (2016), ‘Grounding religiosity in urban space: Insights from Multicultural Melbourne.’ Australian Geographer, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 295–310.

Elias, A. and Paradies, Y. (2016) ‘The regional impact of cultural diversity on wages: evidence from Australia.’ IZA Journal of Migration, vol. 5, no. 1, pp.12.

Iqbal, M., O’Brien, K.S., Bliuc, A.M. and Vergani, M. (2016), ‘Death reminders increase agreement with extremist views but not violent extremist action in Indonesian Muslims’. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, vol. 47, no. 6, pp. 891-897.

Mansouri, F. and Johns, A. (2016), ‘Social networking practices and perceptions of intergenerational difference among migrant youth in Australia’. Journal of Sociology, pp. 1–18; DOI: 10.1177/1440783316636244

Jamal Al-deen, T. and Windle, J. (2015), ‘The involvement of migrant mothers in their children’s education: cultural capital and transnational class processes.’ International Studies in Sociology of Education, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 278-295.