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Call for Papers: Nature and Environment in Australia – Conference 28 September-1 October 2016, University of Cologne

Name of organization: German Association for Australian Studies (GASt)   Founded in 1989, the Association for Australian Studies (GASt) is a politically independent, interdisciplinary organisation devoted to furthering scholarship concerned in the broadest way with Australia and to promoting Australian studies, both in teaching and research, in German-speaking countries. In line with this interdisciplinary approach […]

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Calll for Papers: Europe and Down Under: Bridging Gaps and Fostering Connections July 1-2 2016

Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań, Poland   Call for Papers The aim of the conference is to bring together European, Australian, and New Zealand scholars and to provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and research findings on Australian and New Zealand cultures and societies. We invite scholars representing multiple disciplines (history, sociology, […]

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Editorial Trainees – Call for Expressions of Interest

The International Australian Studies Association (InASA) and the editors of the Journal of Australian Studies are seeking expressions of interests from HDR candidates, graduate students in editing programmes, or ECRs, who are interested in Australian Studies and would like the opportunity to gain editorial experience as an editorial trainee with the leading journal in Australian […]

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Call for Papers: SPECIAL ISSUE JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL HISTORY, Deadline: June 2016

  This special issue of the Journal of Australian Colonial History explores the relationship between love and law in late-eighteenth and nineteenth century Australia. We solicit contributions that examine aspects of the history of the legal regulation and production of intimacy, with special attention to how love and law came together, or more typically collided, […]

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2015 WINNERS: John Barrett Award

Open Category Winner Nathan Garvey, ‘“Folkalising” Convicts: a “Botany Bay” Ballad and its Cultural Contexts’, Journal of Australian Studies, Vol.38 No.1 (March) (2014): 32–51. This article examines the transnational history of the iconic Australian song ‘Botany Bay’, tracking its purported origins as a convict ballad and its evolution through British print culture to its contemporary […]