Conference Noticeboard


Posted Notice
02/07/2011 Flights: Please note this latest news regarding Qantas Airlines. If you are travelling with Qantas, please contact the airline for details on any delays before setting out for the airport.

If you are travelling with Tiger Airways please see the media statement released today.
01/07/2011 Registration: Please note that online registration will close at 5pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on Saturday 2 July. Registrations are possible on arrival, but to avoid the queue register online now: http://www.aas.asn.au/conf11/registration.php. Please note that seats for the conference dinner are limited (around 30 seats remaining) so please register and make payment ASAP. All those who will be in Perth on Monday, please come and register at the UWA refectory between 2-5.30pm to skip the Tuesday morning rush.
01/07/2011 Presentations: A reminder to please bring your Powerpoint presentations on a USB stick, and try to arrive early to your session to upload your presentation onto the lectern computer. Please Note: our lecterns do not support the recently released USB 3.
01/07/2011 Registration: For those who are yet to register, or have registered but not yet paid, please finalise as soon as possible: http://www.aas.asn.au/conf11/registration.php.
01/07/2011 Flights: Qantas engineers have planned a strike for two hours on Monday 4 July at Melbourne's Tullamarine airport, and engineers in Perth are threatening similar action. While major disruptions are not anticipated, please contact your airline prior to setting out for the airport to ensure flights have not been delayed. For further information about transport from the airport please see the information sheet, the Perth International Airport website and the Qantas website.
30/06/2011 The Anthropological Society of Western Australia (ASWA) will hold its Annual General Meeting on the Wednesday 6th July 2011, commencing 5.45pm at the UWA Club. See the ASWA website for full details.
30/06/2011 Please note that registration will take place in the UWA refectory between 2.00pm to 5.30pm on Monday, and again before the opening at 8am on Tues and Wednesday morning.
25/06/2011 A reminder to anyone who hasn’t yet registered (or who has registered but not paid) to please finalise your registration as soon as possible: http://www.aas.asn.au/conf11/registration.php.
25/06/2011 For international travellers, please go to the About Perth page for information about Australian electrical power plugs and connections. Don't forget to bring your converter.
21/06/2011 Please go to About Perth page for transport directions - from Perth's Domestic and International Airports and for Public Transport options.
13/06/2011 Download the Room Location Map to find your way to the location of each paper being given at the Conference.
13/06/2011 If you need a budget alternative for accomodation at the Conference, please try the link to Perth's backpacker accommodation.
07/06/2011 The UWA Cultural Precinct presents a dynamic, creative and intellectually rigorous program of exhibitions, performances and associated cultural activities that amplify current concern, flag future issues and provide a perspective from which to view the past. The Cultural Precinct's WINTERarts program is on between 6 to 13 July 2011. Take the opportunity to immerse yourself.
07/06/2011 Please note that accommodation at Trinity College has now sold out.
07/06/2011 Are you looking for budget accommodation options during the Conference. Please see Hostelworld.com for a range of options.
17/05/2011 The conference is fast approaching and, in order to finalise our program, we ask that all participants please confirm their attendance with their panel convenors no later than this Friday 20 May.
Panel convenors, please notify the Conference Secretariat of any changes to your panel by Monday 23 May.
15/05/2011 Map of UWA: Find your way around the UWA campus by downloading the UWA Campus Map.
03/05/2011 Plenary Update: The abstract of Gustavo Lins Ribeiro Plenary is now available.
01/05/2011 Conference Contacts: The names of the Conference Organising Committee have been added to the Contacts page.
01/05/2011 Native Title Pre-Conference Workshop: Please see details of the Pre-Conference Workshop presented by the ANU Centre for Native Title Anthropology and the University of Queensland.
29/04/2011 Alberto Gomes Plenary: Please see the change to the Plenary by Alberto Gomes.
21/04/2011 Early Bird Registration: Don't miss out on the discounted early-bird rates that end in just over a week for the IUAES/AAS/ASAANZ conference to be held at UWA, 5-8 July.
21/04/2011 There are a limited number of tickets remaining for the Conference Dinner on 8 July, so please register now to avoid disappointment: http://www.aas.asn.au/conf11/registration.php
20/04/2011 The Draft Schedule for the Conference is now available. Please click on the Schedule image Conference Schedule to download your copy.
20/03/2011 Registration is now open. Go to the Registration page for full details or direct to the AAS website to complete payment.
15/11/2010 The Call For Papers for all Panels has now closed.
28/01/2011 We are thrilled to be joined by Keynote Speakers Professor Jean Comaroff and Professor James Ferguson, in addition to plenary speakers Dame Anne Salmond, Professor Alberto Gomes, Professor Gustavo Lins Ribeiro and Professor Shiv Visvanathan.
28/01/2011 An ethnographic film stream showcasing contemporary local and international films will run throughout the conference, and the AAS Distinguished Public Lecture will be presented by Professor Tim Rowse on the evening of 4 July. Keep your eyes out for more exciting developments!