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The Soft Power Advocacy and Research Centre continues to enrich the study and practice of soft power and public diplomacy. It also quietly nurtures relationships between Australia, China and India.
Dr Tom Murray’s research addresses the aspirations of Indigenous communities to overcome historical injustice and contemporary inequality, and provides a forum for non-indigenous understanding of indigenous cultural and political perspectives.
This research exposes how the institution of law was, in the waging of the War on Terror, perverted in order to legitimate, officially, a range of violent practices that contravened US law, international law and international treaty obligations.
Professor Catharine Lumby works in an active research partnership with the National Rugby League on ethics based education programs for elite and junior players, grounded in extensive research into male sporting culture and off-field behaviour.
Building understanding and cooperation through musical dialogue. Dr Sandy Evans combines Carnatic and Jazz musics into an intercultural ensemble featuring mridangam virtuoso Guru Kaaraikkudi Mani.
How do judges evaluate remorse in court? Dr. Kate Rossmanith looks at how courtroom contrition is enacted, how it is assessed and the implications on sentencing.