ACTS OF UNION. Murdoch University/University of Notre Dame
26-29 April 2000.
The 11th Irish-Australian Conference is jointly hosted by Murdoch
University, the University of Notre Dame Australia and the Australian-Irish
The Conference marks the two hundredth anniversary of the Act of Union and
its significance for Irish history from 1800 until the Good Friday
Agreement. It also marks the success in Australia of the Federation
movement in which the Irish played an important part. Papers are welcomed
on these and any other themes in Irish Studies and the Ireland-Australia
connection, such as:
The Irish and the Empire
The Irish and the Aborigines
Australian Literature - the Irish Connection
The Celtic Revival in Australia
The Catholic Church and Education in Ireland and Australia
Memorialising the 'Scattering'
The Irish and Sport in Australia
The 'Celtic Tiger'
Ireland and the EC
Irish Film and Media
Last date for abstracts: 30 September 1999
Please send all proposals for papers and inquiries to Ian Chambers below.
Centre for Irish Studies
School of Social Inquiry
Murdoch WA 6150
Tel (08) 9360 2366
Fax (08) 9360 6480 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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