Call for papers – South Asia: past, present and future – your research

Dates & times

Tue 16 April 2019, 9am–5pm


La Trobe Asia, Bundoora Campus, Melbourne

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Citywide PhD Conference to be held at La Trobe Asia, Bundoora Campus, Tuesday 16 April 2019.

Conference Title: South 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 6, 2019

The conference is presented by Melbourne South Asian Studies Group, University of Melbourne, and  sponsored by La Trobe University, and the Australia India Institute.

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Updated:  27 March 2019/ Responsible Officer:  SARI director/ Page Contact:  SARI director