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Transforming Cultures Research Centre

Transforming Cultures (TfC) is a Key University Research Centre in Communication and Culture, hosted by the University of Technology Sydney. It supports project-based research on narratives of the local and cultural interaction in Australia and in the regions of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. TfC researchers are drawn from social inquiry, cultural studies, anthropology, history and environmental research.

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Transforming Cultures eJournal

Transforming Cultures produces an online journal for the study of cultural and social transformations. All articles in the journal are peer-reviewed.

Cosmopolitan and Civil Societies

An interdisciplinary research initiative at the University of Technology, Sydney, that brings together scholars from a range of disciplines in the broad social sciences and humanities. It investigates from multi-disciplinary perspectives the practices that are crucial in enabling social cohesion and change in cosmopolitan societies.

The China Research Centre

UTS, Sydney. Research on social and cultural change in China.

Centre for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies

Tufts University, Medford, U.S.A.


Indian Ocean World Centre

McGill University, Montreal

The Indian Ocean: Cradle of Globalization

University of Pennsylvania

Indian Ocean Project

University of Bergen

Indian Ocean Research Group

Panjab University, Chandigarh & University of Western Australia, Perth

South Africa India Connections and Comparisons

Established as a strategic research area, at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa


Seacology is the world’s premier nonprofit environmental organization with the sole purpose of preserving the highly endangered biodiversity of islands throughout the world.

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