Director, Alfred Deakin Institute For Citizenship And Globalisation

Professor Fethi Mansouri

Professor Mansouri holds a research chair in migration and intercultural studies at Deakin University where he is the Director of the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation. He is the editor of the Journal of Intercultural Studies (Routledge) and founding co-editor of the international journal of Social Inclusion (Librello). Professor Mansouri is a global expert advisor to the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations on cultural diversity and intercultural relations. In 2013, he was awarded a UNESCO Chair in comparative research on “Cultural Diversity and Social Justice’. Professor Mansouri has published sixteen books, ten major research monographs, more than sixty refereed research articles and book chapters, and many book reviews and media pieces. He has presented more than 130 invited conference and seminar papers and many other invited presentations at national and international symposia. His most influential books include: “Islam and Political Violence: Muslim Diaspora and Radicalism in the West’, (2007); “Political Islam and Human Security’ (2008); “Identity, Education, and Belonging: Arab and Muslim Youth in Contemporary Australia’ (2008); “Youth Identity and Migration: Culture, Values and Social Connectedness’ (2009); “Australia and the Middle East: A Frontline Relationship’ (2011, second edition); and “Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relations: Looking Through the Lens of Social Inclusion’ (2011). His recent books include: “Muslims in the West and the Challenges of Belonging’ (2012); “The Arab Revolutions in Context: Civil Society and Democracy in a Changing Middle East’ (2012); and “Global Perspectives on the Politics of Multiculturalism in the 21st Century’ (Routledge). Professor Mansouri’s 2004 book “Lives in Limbo: Voices of Refugees under Temporary Protection’ was short-listed for the 2004 Human Righn Catholic University