Cultural Histories and Geographies Research Roundtable

Communities, Publics, and Practices

Project Convenors: Prof Liz Jacka, Prof Kate Darian-Smith, Dr Chris Gibson, and Dr Greg Noble

University of Technology, Sydney
Room 401, Design, Architecture, and Building (DAB), Peter Johnson Building (6) (CB6.4.01) [map]
702-730 Harris Street,
Ultimo, Sydney

22nd - 23rd June

Following on the success of the Research Roundtable held in June 2005, the node as whole will organise a further one in 2006. The intention will be to bring together as many members of the CRN as possible, especially those with an interest in the fields of Cultural History and Geography. A number of themes were identified from the 2005 Roundtable which needed further discussion, including the related notions of “publics” and “communities” and the relationships between cultural history and cultural geography on the one hand, and cultural studies, on the other.

The purpose of the Roundtable would be to further develop robust theoretical frameworks and research methodologies for research in the field. It will be held in conjunction with the Cultural Identities node.

Draft Program

DAY 1: Cultural Histories and Geographies

10:00am - 11:00am Setting the scene: Reports and updates
11:00am - 1:00pm Rural Cultural Studies
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm - 3:30pm NatureCultures
3:30pm - 5:00pm Planning session

EVENING: Dinner

DAY 2: Identities and Communities

9:30am - 11:00am Unpanicked communities
11:00am - 12.30pm Mobile panics
12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm - 3.30pm Future workshops:

If you need flights and accommodation, please contact Liz Jacka