The rise of identity politics

Dr Bella d’Arbrera, Director, Foundations of Western Civilisation Program, IPA, has made an incalculable contribution to the defence of Western Civilisation in Australia. She has meticulously compiled a report on the state (and status) of courses in history departments in Australian universities. She has found and demonstrated what most of us have suspected – an appalling and shameless bias in course and content towards Identity Politics. Below the IPA’s report on her work, and a link to the publication of her findings.

The Rise Of Identity Politics: History In Australian Universities

Dr Bella d’Abrera

History undergraduates are not being taught about the history and substance of Western Civilisation, according to a new Institute of Public Affairs report The Rise of Identity Politics: An Audit of History Teaching at Australian Universities, authored by Dr Bella d’Abrera, Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation Program at the Institute of Public Affairs.

The report systematically reviews the 746 history courses offered across 35 Australian universities in 2017. It finds that undergraduate history degrees in Australia have become dominated by identity politics – where subjects are reduced to class, gender and race – to the detriment of important teachings on Western Civilisation. Read on…

Read the publication:
The Rise of Identity Politics