Major Research Reports

Publications

Funded Research

Funded Research
 

2018: A Transcultural Approach to Belonging and Engagement amongst Migrant Youth
Project website: http://www.transculturalyouth.com
Investigators: F. Mansouri, L, Beaman, S, Hussain
Funding body/Partner: ARC Discovery

2017: Democracy Education in Tunisia – Building Capacity among Youth Leaders
Investigators: F. Mansouri, A. Elias, Z. Gabsi
Funding body/Partner: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Council for Australian-Arab Relations

2016: Local Governance in Post-Arab Spring Tunisia
Investigators: F. Mansouri and D. Tittensor
Funding body/Partner: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Council for Australian-Arab Relations

2016: Revitalising Multiculturalism via Deliberative Interventions
Report: 'Doing Diversity Project: Revitalising multiculturalism through intercultural dialogue and deliberative interventions'
Investigators: F. Mansouri, A. Elias, R. Sweid
Funding body/Partner: Research Institute on Social Cohesion  

2016: Migrant Youth as Global Citizens Project
Investigator: F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner: Department of Premier and Cabinet

2014: The Role of Civil Society in Democratization: The Arab Spring Case of Tunisia
Investigators: F. Mansouri and D. Tittensor
Funding body/Partner: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Council for Australian-Arab Relations

2013 - 2014: Evaluation of the Social Cohesion, Young People and Multiculturalism Project
Investigators: F. Mansouri and D. Ben Moshe
Funding body/Partner: Centre for Multicultural Youth

2013 - 2014: Intergenerational Conflict Among Migrant Families
Report: 'Intergenerational Relations in Newly-Arrived Communities in Victoria: A Pilot Study Report'
Investigators: F. Mansouri and D. Ben Moshe
Funding body/Partner: Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria

2013 - 2014: Cultural Diversity in the Arts
Project website: http://diversityarts.org.au/project/diversity-arts-australia-deakin-university-research-project-national-research/
Investigators: F. Mansouri, Y. Paradies and D. Ben Moshe
Funding body/Partner: Diversity Arts Australia (formerly known as Kultour Foundation)

2013 - 2015: Islamic Religiosity and Challenge of Political Engagement and National Belonging in Multicultural Western Cities
Report: Islamic Religiosity in the West: Belonging and Political Engagement in Multicultural Cities
Project website: http://www.islamicreligiosity.com
Investigators: F. Mansouri, M. Lobo, B. Turner
Funding body/Partner: ARC Discovery

2012 - 2015: Intercultural Understanding in Primary and Secondary Schools
Report: 'Doing Diversity-Intercultural Understanding in Primary and Secondary Schools'
Project website: http://www.interculturalunderstanding.org
Investigators: C. Halse, F. Mansouri, et al
Funding body/Partner: ARC Linkage

2012 - 2014: Using Museums to Counter Racism and Increase Acceptance of Diversity Among Young People
Report: 'Identity: Yours, Mine, Ours' Exhibition Research Project Evaluation Report
Project website: https://museumsvictoria.com.au/website/immigrationmuseum/discoverycentre/identity
Investigators: Y, Paradies, F. Mansouri; et al.
Funding body/Partner: ARC Linkage

2009 - 2013: Social Networks and Intercultural Identity Negotiation Among Migrant Youth in Australia
Report: 'Social networks, Belonging & Active citizenship among migrant youth in Australia'
Project website: http://www.migrantyouthAUS.com
Investigators: F. Mansouri, Z. Skrbis (University of Queensland)
Funding body/Partner: ARC Linkage

2008 - 2009: Mapping Racism Among Youth in Australia 
Report: ‘The Impact of Racism upon the Health and Wellbeing of Young Australians’
Investigators: F. Mansouri, et al
Funding body/Partner: Foundation for Young Australians

2009 - 2010: Building Bridges: Creating a Culture of Diversity
Report: ‘Building bridges: Creating a culture of diversity’
Project website: http://teachingdiversity.org.au
Investigators: F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner: Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC)

2007 - 2010:  ‘Local Governance, Multiculturalism and Active Citizenship: The Case of Muslim Diaspora in the West’
Investigators: F. Mansouri, S.  Kenny and D. Walker
Funding body/Partner: ARC Discovery

2007 - 2008: ‘Exploring Identity and Wellbeing Among Migrant Refugee Youth’ 
Investigators: F. Mansouri & S. Francis, (CMYI)
Funding body/Partner: Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth Grant

2006: Reinforcing Multicultural Education in Pluralist Societies
Project website: http://teachingdiversity.org.au
Investigators: F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner: Scanlon Foundation

2005 - 2007: ‘Cultural Diversity – An Educational Advantage’
Project website: http://teachingdiversity.org.au
Investigators: F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner: Scanlon Foundation

2005: Local Government and the Challenges to Cultural Diversity
Report: Promoting Intercultural Understanding in Australia: An Evaluation of Local Government Initiatives in Victoria                                     
Investigators: F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner: City of Darebin Grant

2004 - 2008: The Challenge of Cultural Diversity in Education
Project website: http://teachingdiversity.org.au
Investigators: F. Mansouri and M. Leach
Funding body/Partner: ARC Linkage Grant (with Scanlon Foundation as IP, formerly known as Brencorp Foundation)

 2004: Economic and social rights of asylum seekers
Report: Asylum seekers in Howard’s Australia: The social and economic costs of temporary protection Visas  
Investigators: F. Mansouri, S. Kenny, K. Brown
Funding body/Partner: ARC Linkage Grant

2004: Applying a multicultural education model in culturally diverse schools
Investigators: F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner: William Buckland Foundation Grant

2003: Arabic communities and well-being: supports and barriers to social connectedness
Report: 'Arabic Communities and Well Being: Supports and Barriers to Social Connectedness'
Investigators: S. Kenny, F. Mansouri & L. Kerr
Funding body/Partner: VicHealth Research Grants

2003: Managing Cultural Diversity in Ethnic Schools
Investigators: F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner: Scanlon Foundation (formerly known as Brencorp Foundation)

2003: Cultural diversity and educational outcomes in multi-cultural schools
Investigators: F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner: Telstra Community Fund

2002: Building a resilient Arabic community’, a State Government Funding initiative
Report: 'Arab-Australians in Victoria, needs assessment and Community Capacity Building'
Investigators: F. Mansouri (in partnership with Victorian Arabic Social Services)
Funding body/Partner: Community Support Fund (State Government)

2002: Voices Behind the Wire: Personal Narratives of Asylum Seekers in Australia
Investigators: M. Leach and F. Mansouri
Funding body/Partner:  Myer Foundation