About Andrzej Gwizdalski

Dr Andrzej Gwizdalski is a research fellow in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Western Australia. This article is based on a study presented at the ASAA conference in Perth in July 2014.

Australia - Asia relations

Becoming Asian in Australia

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The way Asian Australians are perceived visually has a considerable impact on their sense of belonging to Australian society, says ANDRZEJ GWIZDALSKI. One afternoon my Aussie colleague and I (newly arrived in Australia) sat outside a restaurant on Lygon Street, Melbourne. What happened next shed fresh light on my understanding of Australianness. The waitress first […]