The IRN was established in April 2014 by Chris Agius and Dean Keep. Based in Melbourne, it brings together over 100 researchers and postgraduate students from Australia and abroad working on themes of identity across a variety of disciplines. Through the IRN we aim to foster interdisciplinary research and identify new avenues of work and publication. The IRN is organised around three key nodes (Space, Place and Temporality; Self, Culture and Subjectivity; and Media, Art and Technology) which overlap and interact.
The International Network of Child Support Scholars (INCSS) is an assembly of scholars committed to examining the development and reform of child support/maintenance policies and their impact on parents and children. The Network was established in 2012 as a means of connecting scholars worldwide and promoting the study of child support issues.
Pacific Studies at Swinburne (PS@S) is a research network of scholars investigating Pacific politics, regionalism and culture with a particular focus on Melanesia and Timor-Leste. Bringing together a range of specialists on Fiji, Timor-Leste and the Francophone Pacific, PS@S is also the focal point for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Pacific studies at Swinburne University of Technology. At Swinburne, this includes two dedicated undergraduate units, and a growing cohort of doctoral students working on Melanesia and Timor-Leste.
The History and Politics Workshop is a research cluster at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. It is convened by Associate Professor Lorenzo Veracini. The Workshop brings together scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.
The Melbourne Branch of the Labour History Society promotes, preserves and produces radical, political, and working class history.