Virtual Symposium: the Social Future of Australia

The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) celebrated the 50th Anniversary Year with a virtual symposium on the subject: “The Social Future of Australia”.

Professor Mansouri presented on: “The future of mobility and diversity in Australia’s post-COVID social recovery”.

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Delivering during the COVID-19 pandemic: Building capacity for Tunisian NGOs working with disadvantaged communities

Professor Mansouri and his research team at the Alfred Deakin Institute, in partnership with the Council for Australian-Arab Relations, have embarked on a series of training and capacity-building projects. These inter-connected projects aim to support Tunisian NGOs working with marginalised communities, particularly in regional and remote communities, through this difficult post-revolution, nation-building period.

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In the media

Fethi Mansouri, 9 December 2022. How Palestine is winning the World Cup. Crikey

Fethi Mansouri, 28 March 2022.  Racism is still an everyday experience for non-white Australians. Where is the plan to stop this? The Seriously Social Podcast by the Academy of the Social Sciences

Fethi Mansouri, 28 March 2022.  Racism is still an everyday experience for non-white Australians. Where is the plan to stop this? The Conversation article

Fethi Mansouri, 15 September 2021. Changing minds. 2SER Radio Interview

Fethi Mansouri, 28 July 2021. Tunisia’s young democracy thrown into constitutional crisis. The Wire Radio Interview

Fethi Mansouri, 22 July 2021. What we need to combat persisting Islamophobia in Australia. SBS Arabic24

Fethi Mansouri, 8 July 2021.  Australia said it was going to collect diversity data with Covid-19 vaccinations and positive tests.  But is it? ABC News article

Fethi Mansouri, 12 January 2021. Muslim communities in Australia and the ‘mainstreaming’ of outer-group suspicion and apprehension. Melbourne Asia Review

Fethi Mansouri, 16 December 2020. The normalisation of Arab states with Israel and its implications for Palestinian cause. SBS Arabic24

Fethi Mansouri, 27 November 2020. Aggressive secularism exacerbates religious tensions in France. ABC’s Religion and Ethics online

Fethi Mansouri, 18 November 2020. ‘Muslims are not the problem, and critics are not the enemy: How aggressive secularism is dividing France. ABC Religion & Ethics

Fethi Mansouri, 30 October 2020. ‘For French Muslims, every terror attack brings questions about their loyalty to the republic’ The Conversation

Fethi Mansouri, 29 October 2020. ‘The socio-cultural implications of Covid-19′ (French) UNESCO

Fethi Mansouri, 26 October 2020. France’s crime should be condemned, so should other crimes. SBS Arabic24

Fethi Mansouri, 14 July 2020. “National interest comes first”: Professor Fethi Mansouri confident Australian exports to China will continue despite tension. SBS Arabic24

Fethi Mansouri, 29 May 2020. ‘The socio-cultural implications of Covid-19′ (English) UNESCO

Fethi Mansouri, 20 May 2020. Global implications of Covid-19 SBS Arabic24

Fethi Mansouri, 14 May 2020. ‘Advancing a new social contract in the post Covid-19 era’ (French) UNESCO

Fethi Mansouri, April/May 2020. ‘Advancing a new social contract in the post Covid-19 era’ (English) UNESCO (14 May 2020), also republished by (May 2020), Centre for Intercultural Dialogue (19 May 2020) and Sixteens SDB (21 April 2020)

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, 2019. ‘Recalibrating multiculturalism’ dKin

Fethi Mansouri, 14 June 2018.  ‘ADI Director takes tough stance on Australia’s aid program’ Invenio

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

Fethi Mansouri, 5 February 2018. ‘Research opposes media narrative of ‘African gangs’ in Melbourne Invenio

Fethi Mansouri, 21 November 2017. ‘From Al Mesbar Monthly Book Muslims in Australia: History and Policies of Multiculturalism’ Al Mesbar Studies & Research Center

Fethi Mansouri, 10 July 2017. ‘Australians unlikely to intervene in Islamophobic attacks’ SBS News

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

Fethi Mansouri, 5 December 2016. ‘Launch of the Fethullah Gulen Chair in Islamic studies and Dialogue at Deakin University’ Hizmet Movement news portal,

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.