Christine Asmar, BA (Hons) (Syd), PhD (Macq), is a Senior Lecturer with the Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL), the University of Sydney's academic development unit. Christine's doctoral research was in Middle East Politics and since moving into academic development she has maintained a research interest in Islam, within a broader context of considering issues of difference, internationalisation and globalisation in higher education.

Nurturing Indigenous Australian Knowledges and Traditions: Landscapes of Western Supremacy within a Tertiary Institution

In this paper we discuss cultural change within an established research university in Sydney, Australia, suggesting that difference should not merely be ‘managed’ on the sidelines, but celebrated and incorporated equally into ‘mainstream’ educational programs

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