International Association of Australian Studies (InASA) Conference

In December 2016 the Curtin University Centre of Human Rights Education, School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts and the Australia-Asia-Pacific Institute will host the International Australian Studies Association’s be-ennial conference at the Fremantle Maritime Museum. The conference theme is: “Re-Imagining Australia: Encounter, Recognition, Responsibility.”

The conference venue is on the water situated in the midst of the living as well as historic port of Fremantle, a cosmopolitan, vibrant and enchanted city (one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit in 2016 – Lonely Planet), with superb beaches, excellent coffee and sunsets and markets as well as wonderful bookshops (New Edition) art galleries and restaurants.

Keynotes so far include:

Randa Abdel-Fattah, Macquarie University

Ariel Heryanto, Australian National University

Suvendrini Perera, Curtin University

Kim Scott, Curtin University

Tony Birch, Victoria University

Vinay Lal, University of California, Los Angeles

Anna Haebich, Curtin University


Feature Panels so far include:

‘Indonesia-Australia’ and ‘Reimagining the Kimberley, After the Boom’.

Special panel by Researchers Against Pacific Black Sites


For details and call for papers, see the conference website