Australasian Irish Studies Conference 2016

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 Call for Papers

Event: 22nd Australasian Irish Studies Conference 2016
1916 – 2016  Change, Commemoration, Community

Where: Flinders University, 182 Victoria Sq, Adelaide, South Australia

When: 29th November – 2nd December 2016,

Further information: Conference FlierAustralasian Irish Studies Conference;

We invite papers for the 22nd Australasian Irish Studies conference.

Under the umbrella of ‘Change’ we envisage sub-themes of creativity, rebirth, revolution, renewal, new departures, innovation and economics; ‘Commemoration‘ encompasses all the significant events in political, social and economic life and is particularly significant in 2016 when there is a spotlight on commemorating and celebrating the centenary of the Easter Rising, equally important are the events of the Great War; ‘Community‘ may include the diaspora, Irish language, religion, volunteerism, immigration, emigration, sport, cultural studies, literature, music, dance and drama.

Papers can address one or more of these themes but other subjects will also be considered.

Guest speakers include Professor David Fitzpatrick, Trinity College, Dublin, and Professor Melanie Oppenheimer, Flinders School of History and International Relations

There will be a publication in 2017 of selected papers from the conference.

Abstracts should be emailed to Dr Dymphna Lonergan:dymphna.lonergan@flinders.edu.au and should be no more than 200 words in length. Please provide your full name and that of your affiliated institution. The closing date for abstracts is 20 May 2016.