White Spaces Network


Who we are

The White Spaces network is an international interdisciplinary network of scholars, activists, students and practitioners who share an interest in issues of whiteness in the context of global racialised power dynamics. Read more…

What is critical whiteness studies?

Critical whiteness studies is a highly contested and debated area of critical race studies which aims to consider whiteness as an ethnic identification and as a site of social power and domination. As such, whiteness is not a property of any one person or social group, but it is actively produced, materially (for example through immigration laws, or systems of property ownership like Slavery, or land ownership as in Australia Terra Nullus), symbolically (through film, writing and art) and affectively (through everyday experience and encounter) Read more…

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