The talk given at the JIM Convnetion 2017 addressed the rising levels of anxiety in much of the Western world. The rise of the far right is one fo the most striking symptoms of the growing malaise. The inbseucrity people feel has much to do with rising economic and social inequalities - what some have called 'the ugly side of globalization'.
Joseph Camilleri, 'Insecurity and Governance in an Age of Transition', in Anthony Burke and Rita Parker (eds), Global Insecurity: Futures of Global Chaos and Governance, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp. 23-41.
In September I presented two lectures with the focus on Australia: how we see ourselves and ‘others’, how we understand our place in the world, what kind of future we envisage for ourselves and the Earth.