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Thinking Justice

Apr 2, 2020

In this episode of Thinking Justice, Dr Sen Raj talks to us about how love, hate, rage, fear and disgust shape both the law and our political claims. Refuting the idea that law is solely comprised of logic, reason, precedent and norms, Sen explains how the law is already replete with emotion. Based on his...


Nov 19, 2019

On the eve of Transgender Day of Remembrance, Teddy Cook, the Manager of Trans & Gender Diverse Equity at ACON, talks us through the latest developments in peer-led policy, research and law reform. In a context where trans women of colour and sex workers experience the greatest risk of violence, the conservative right...


Oct 22, 2019

In Episode 6 of Thinking Justice, PhD Candidate Jessica Ison joins us to talk about the intersections of queer liberation and animal liberation as they collide in debates over who should participate in Mardi Gras. Tracing the politics of Mardi Gras’ transition from a political protest to a parade where...


Jul 9, 2019

In Episode 5 of Thinking Justice, Dr Dinesh Wadiwel talks us through different theoretical perspectives on justice. Drawing from various political philosophers, we consider how articulations of justice have been shaped by the cultural, social and historical environments in which they emerged. We focus on the work...


Jun 16, 2019

In this episode we are joined by Zaahir Edries, former President of the Muslim Legal Network NSW, to discuss the broadening of police powers, erosion of civil liberties and diminishing human rights under the name of counter-terrorism. In the wake of the Christchurch Shootings, we consider how Islamophobia has been...