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Call for Papers: Citywide PhD Conference on South Asia 2019

advice advise advisor 7096Melbourne South Asian Studies Group‘s Citywide PhD Conference will be held at La Trobe University’s Bundoora Campus, Tuesday, April 16 2019.

This conference is being delivered in partnership with La Trobe Asia and the Australia India Institute.


Conference TitleSouth Asia: past, present and future—your research


An interdisciplinary conference for PhD, MPhils and ECRs working on topics related to South Asia including the diaspora.

The Conference is intended to bring together students from Melbourne and beyond to share their interest in the region and highlight their work to an audience of knowledgeable peers. It is also an opportunity to share, pause and reflect on your research contribution through new networks.

We welcome submissions in virtually all areas of research on South Asia from MPhils, PhDs and ECRs. Each presentation will be limited to 10 minutes maximum.


Please submit your proposals with:

Title of presentation

Full name and affiliation

Abstract of 100 words

Email to

Deadline for submitting a proposal: April 10, 2019


melbourne south asian studies group

Sponsored by:

La Trobe Aii