HUSSE 9 Conference

22/01/2009 - 00:20
24/01/2009 - 00:20

*** Deadline extended to 27 October 2008 *** See the and the comment posted here.

*** Deadline for abstracts: 10 October 2008 ***

The 9th Conference of the Hungarian Society for the Study of English will be held in Pécs under the auspices of the three English departments at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Pécs.

Read more info in the attached Circular 1.

Contact: Irén Hegedűs: ihegedus [at] btk [dot] pte [dot] hu

Andrew C. Rouse: rouse [at] btk [dot] pte [dot] hu

NOTE by ASRN (gespak): The organisers have promised to arrange an Australian Studies session, should there be an adequate number of papers offered. This session may serve as an occasion for ASRN's next -- academic -- meeting. Three cheers!!!

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ASAA 4th International Conference, Sri Lanka

02/12/2008 - 00:11
05/12/2008 - 00:11

The Association for the Study of Australasia in Asia (ASAA) will hold its Fourth Conference ("Australasia - Asia: Change, Conflict and Convergence") in Kandy, Sri Lanka at the Hotel Suisse, Kandy, from 2-5 December 2008. See their call for papers attached.

InASA Conference 2008, Brisbane

26/11/2008 - 00:21
28/11/2008 - 00:21

InASA is organising their 2008 conference "New Voices, New Visions: Challenging Australian Identities and Legacies" in Brisbane, 26-28 November 2008. See the call for papers (deadline extended to 10 October) attached and visit their website for more info.

Group of 8 (Australian Universities): European Fellowships

31/10/2008 - 12:13

Deadline for applications: 31 October 2008.


and brief description on this site (at "News" and at "Resources >> Grants").


BASA Conference: "Changing Australia"

01/09/2008 - 00:00
05/09/2008 - 20:00


***See the FINAL CALL for PAPERS (with Early Bird Registration) on the front page*** 


The next BASA (British Australian Studies Association) Conference: "Changing Australia", will take place between 1-5 September 2008 at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2008.

Conference organiser:

Professor Elizabeth Schafer, Drama Department,

Royal Holloway, University of London,

Egham Hill, EGham, Surrey, TW20 OEX, UK

Tel: (+44) (0)1784 443922
E.Schafer [at] rhul [dot] ac [dot] uk


3rd ASRN network meeting

26/08/2008 - 00:00
27/08/2008 - 00:00

The 3rd ASRN network meeting will take place at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest on 26 and 27 August. The planned agenda is as follows:


  • Issues of the methodology of teaching Australian Studies subjects to various student populations, with special regards to the BA and MA levels: Participants are encouraged to present their course descriptions focusing on both the content and the methodology of the courses. (course requirements, approaches to presenting new materials, task types, methods and standards of assessment, etc.)
  • Discussing how we might be able to share resources.
  • Establishing joint research projects.
  • Discussing the setting up of a regular (yearly?) forum for presenting research or other academic work.
  • Discussing the possibilities of organizing the external reviewing of degree theses.
  • Discussing the financing of the lecture tours.
  • Preparing the Australian Studies special session at the HUSSE (Hungarian Society for Studies in English) conference in Pécs on 22-24 January, 2009.
  • AOB

For further information please contact Dorottya Hollo at hollod [at] elte [dot] hu .



3rd Bridge Club Event at ELTE, Budapest: An Australian afternoon

12/06/2008 - 16:00
12/06/2008 - 19:57

An afternoon of presentations by students, staff and guests will be held at ELTE on 12 June, 2008. The presentations will be about Australian geography, the Apology, Aboriginal languages, Land rights, etc. There will also be short sessions of didgeridoo music played by Kerekes János. The event will be held on the 4th floor of the R5 building (Rákóczi út 5)

HJEAS Launch of Australian Issue

09/05/2008 - 14:00
09/05/2008 - 15:00

NEW attachment: How to order within Hungary? 

The Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies is launching a special Australian double issue (vol. 12, no. 1-2) titled

ReVisions of Australia: Histories, Images, Identities.

The issue will be introduced by Gabriella T. Espák (guest editor)

Prof. Zoltán Abádi-Nagy (editor-in-chief) and

His Excellency Alex Brooking, Australian Ambassador.

9 May (Friday) 14.00-15.00

Main Bld. Rm. 335, Uni of Debrecen.

See poster attached.

See SPECIAL OFFER attached, for purchase.

See How to Order within Hungary? attached.

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HJEAS_Flyer3_General.doc22 KB
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Éva Forintos Lecturing in Pécs

07/05/2008 - 11:50

post event note here

From Convict Diaries to the ANZAC-Legend

30/04/2008 - 12:00
30/04/2008 - 14:00


The Australian Studies Centre at the Institute of English and American Studies (University of Debrecen) organises an Australia Day on 30 April 2008.

Venue: Studio 111, Main Bld., University of Debrecen


12.00 - 13.00: Public Lecture by Fulbright Prof Charles Sullivan (U of North Carolina): "Western Australian Convict Diaries"

13.00 - 13.15: Presentation by Dr Gabriella Espák (U of Debrecen): "A Brief History of ANZACs"

13.15 - 13.45: Presentation by Dr Ágnes Tóth (U of Debrecen): "From the Convict-Legend to the Myth of ANZAC"

13.45 - 14.00: Treat of the Day: Try the ANZAC-biscuit!