CFPs: Australian Ally Conference 2018

The successful carriage of marriage equality into Australian law in 2017 reflected a triumph for LGBTIQ+ inclusion. However, the recognition of marriage equality as a right is only part of the story as LGBTIQ+ people face ongoing and entrenched social, cultural, political, religious and economic discrimination and exclusion from being full participants in society. The... Continue Reading →

CFP: German Association for Australian Studies biennial conference

CALL FOR PAPERS German Association for Australian Studies / Gesellschaft für Australienstudien (GASt) Biennial Conference, 4 October 2018 – 6 October 2018 Australian Perspectives on Migration The 2018 biennial GASt conference will address cultural, social, historical, legal, and (geo)political issues related to the contemporary global challenge of migration and displacement - with more than 60... Continue Reading →

CFP: Speculating upon Biography

Call for abstracts: ‘Speculating upon Biography’: An International Symposium dedicated to exploring the boundaries of biography 25-26 October 2018, Noosa Queensland Australia   The etymology of biography comes from the Greek βίος(bíos, “life”) plus γράφω (gráphō, “write”), which explains why most definitions describe this genre as a narrative of a life, that is written by... Continue Reading →

CFP: Colonialism and its Narratives

Colonialism and its Narratives: rethinking the colonial archive in Australia conference 10-11 December 2018 Australian Centre, Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne Call for papers Keynote speakers: Tim Bonyhady, Australian National University Penny Edmonds, University of Tasmania Bruce Pascoe, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative Lynette Russell, Monash University Call for papers This conference aims to bring... Continue Reading →

CFPs: Australian Women’s History Network symposium

2018 Australian Women’s History Network Symposium Monday 2 July 2018 ANU School of Music, Canberra   Call for Papers ‘The Past is a Position: History, Activism and Privilege’ Keynote plenary panel speakers include Barbara Baird, Ann Curthoys, Crystal McKinnon, Maria Nugent, Suvendrini Perera This symposium will focus on histories of activism ­– including movements for... Continue Reading →

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