David Pollock

David is focused on First Peoples and settler-Australians' politics and practices of decolonisation, cultural renewal and nation-building in Australia.

David’s PhD research titled, Misrecognition: Australia’s Constitution and Continuing Colonisation of First Peoples, focuses on First People’s opposition to the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Australian Constitution.

David is a casual academic staff member teaching into the Bachelor International Studies program at RMIT in Critical Ideas in Social and Political Theory. David is also a research assistant on the project, Three Bark Canoes. This project is an evaluation of practices of cultural renewal pertaining to the traditional bark canoe building initiatives of Aboriginal Elders and younger men on Gunnai Kurnai country in Eastern Gippsland.

 

 

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cultural politics, settler-colonialism, political theory, postcolonial theory, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, critical race and whiteness studies.