Australian Academy of the Humanities' 48th Annual Symposium
Date and locations:
- Symposium will commence on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at the University of Western Australia, with the main program on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 November 2017 at the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle.
Fellows' only events will occur afternoon and evening of Friday 17 November 2017, and the Annual General Meeting will be held Saturday 18 November.
Overview: This year's theme Humanitarianism and Human Rights will explore how contemporary Australia has been shaped by long intellectual and emotional histories regarding human rights and humanitarianism, and will consider the challenges facing Australia in engaging with wide-ranging human rights matters such as sexuality, disability, Indigenous rights, refugees, and religious freedoms.
Symposium is a public event.
Registration: For further information on program and speakers, visit our website.
Peter Hughes Drive
Fremantle, WA 6160
|Early bird, register before 31 August - $310 (including GST)|
|Full registration, from 1 September - $360 (including GST)|
|Concession - $230 (including GST)|
|Student - $120 (including GST)|
|FREE PUBLIC EVENT - Wed 15 Nov|
|Free public event and reception, University of Western Australia|
|Bus transfer from the University to Fremantle|
|Free Annual Academy Lecture, Fremantle|
|FELLOWS ONLY - Section Meetings|
|Cultural and Communication Studies|
|European Languages and Cultures|
|Philosophy and the History of Ideas|
|Annual Academy Fellows' Dinner - $110 (including GST)|
|FELLOWS ONLY - Annual General Meeting|
|Annual General Meeting, Fremantle|
|Bus transfer to the airport|
|Charter Book signed|