The John Barrett Award for Australian Studies

9 August 2017

The John Barrett Award for Australian Studies InASA and Journal of Australian Studies are very pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Barrett Prize. Background Dr John Barrett (1931-1997) established this award by way of a bequest to La Trobe University in 1987. Dr John Barrett was a lecturer […]

Tokyo Chair of Australian Studies

7 August 2017

Visiting Professor of Australian Studies 2018-19 AND/OR 2019-20 Centre for Pacific and American Studies Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo Position: Visiting Professor Open to: Australian citizens and permanent residents Location: Centre for Pacific and American Studies, University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus Salary: Starting Salary ¥600,000 per […]

CFPs: Queer: Australia’s Homosexual Histories Conference

27 July 2017

QUEER The 17th Australia’s Homosexual Histories Conference Adelaide University, 10 -11 November 2017 This annual conference brings together members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Queer+ communities, academics, researchers, students, community members and arts workers to explore and discuss histories of LGBTIQ+ life, politics, arts and culture in Australia. […]

Menzies Centre Seminar Series Call for Submissions

19 July 2017

MENZIES CENTRE FOR AUSTRALIAN STUDIES KING’S COLLEGE, LONDON CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2017-18 SEMINAR SERIES SCALING AUSTRALIA In recent years, Australian Studies has been challenged and enriched by two different paradigms that place ‘Australia’ as concept, space and place into contact with questions of scale: in terms of both ‘deep time’ […]

CFP: Mabo workshop

30 June 2017

Call for Papers Mabo’s Cultural Legacy: The Mabo Decision, 25 Years On An Interdisciplinary Workshop University of Stuttgart, Germany November 16-18, 2017 A quarter of a century ago, the High Court of Australia ruled in favour of a claim by a group of Indigenous Australians, led by Eddie Koiki Mabo, […]

Conference CFP: Violence in the Postcolonial and Neocolonial World

30 June 2017

Violence in the Postcolonial and Neocolonial World: An Interdisciplinary Conference University of Liège, Belgium, 15-16 February 2018 Confirmed keynote speakers so far: Dyab Abou Jahjah, Bryan Cheyette, Merle Collins In The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon describes the colonial world as a divided world in which absolute violence and […]

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