State of the Industry Conference

The State of the Industry is a two day conference that will discuss the future for cultural research in the university, while marking the conclusion of a highly successful period of Australian Research Council funding for the Cultural Research Network. The event will showcase a range of innovative research collaborations and projects that the Cultural Research Network has generated, linking different disciplines, institutions and community groups working in the area of culture over the past 5 years. It also discuss a number of issues fundamental to the practice of research, including:

Led by the next generation of researchers entering the academy, the conference will be a chance for the university and wider public to hear the ideas and needs of those seeking to work in the industry long term. All are welcome to attend and participate in a much needed discussion of the future direction of higher education in this country.

Inquiries: Dr Melissa Gregg: mgregg@usyd.edu.au