Nilan, Pam

Deakin University

Pam Nilan is a sociologist who has conducted research in Australia, Indonesia, Fiji and Vietnam. She is currently an Honorary Professor at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University, and Conjoint Professor in the Youth Studies Network in the University of Newcastle in New South Wales. Pam is author or co-author of six books, including Global Youth? (Routledge, 2006), Ambivalent Adolescents in Indonesia (Routledge 2013) Youth, Space and Time (Brill, 2016), Muslim Youth in the Diaspora (Routledge, 2019) and Young People and the Far Right (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021). 


  • Feature
    Introduction While individuals from marginalised and vulnerable communities have long been confronted with the task of developing coping strategies, COVID-19 lockdowns intensified the conditions under which resilience and wellbeing were/are negotiated, not only for marginalised communities but for people from all walks of life. In particular, the pandemic has...Read more