BA(IS) Alumni Megan and Gab interviewed on ABC Radio about Ethical Fashion

RMIT BA(IS) alumni Megan O'Malley and Gab Murphy were interviewed this week on ABC Radio about their Walk Sew Good project! Congratulations Megan and Gab on your wonderful work in bringing stories behind ethical fashion to us... (We're so proud of you both!)

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/inspiring-sustainable-fashion/9775398

And you can see their live presentation at the Melbourne Museum on 21 June 2018. More info here:

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 https://museumsvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/whats-on/positive-fashion-stories-across-southeast-asia/ 

Megan works a loom.

Megan works a loom.

New film collaboration involving Julian CH Lee

A new short documentary, Caring at a Distance: Three Families Staying Connected Across Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia, has just been published and made publicly available. This film is collaboration between Julian CH Lee and the Indonesian film-makers Dennis Hasangapon and Mahatma Putra of Anatman Pictures.  

Caring at a Distance examines how three families have responded to being dispersed across different countries as a result of diverse processes of globalization, and the ways in which they maintain their family bonds. The 22 minute film is viewable here: https://youtu.be/nIyPvu4fS4w

Here Be Dragons Vol.3 arrives!

Volume 3 of the Global Studies magazine Here Be Dragons has just been published. This volume was edited by BA (International Studies) students Eiza Marot, Fletcher Adam and Alyssa Goodman, with contributions by students in the BA (IS), BA (IS) (Honours), Master of International Development and Global Studies PhD supervisees. The online version of Here Be Dragons is available here:

http://globalstudies.squarespace.com/#/publishing/

New book: International Development: A Global Perspective on Theory and Practice

Congratulations to Paul Battersby and Ravi Roy on their new volume International Development: A Global Perspective on Theory and Practice, published this year by SAGE.

The volume includes chapters by many current and former Global Studies@RMIT academics and alumni, including: Vandra Harris, Desmond Cahill, Jose Roberto Guevara, Damian Grenfell, Supriya Singh, Elizabeth Kath, Jonathan Makuwira, Julian CH Lee, Kent Goldsworthy, Cirila Limpangog, Gregoire Nimbtik, Rebekah Farrell, and Lesley Pruitt.

For more on this wonderful new book, visit the publisher's website: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/international-development/book240261