The 13th Irish-Australian Conference is a major international Irish Studies conference being held at the University of Melbourne from Tuesday, 28 September to Friday, 1 October 2004.
The conference is open to the public and those wishing to attend are invited to complete and return the Registration Form contained on the website.
A large number of papers will be given on various aspects of Irish and Irish-Australian history, culture, politics, etc. Visiting and invited speakers include:
Dr Malcolm Campbell (U. Auckland)
Professor Alvin Jackson (Queen’s U., Belfast)
Professor Stuart Macintyre (U. Melbourne)
Professor Kerby Miller (U. Missouri)
Dr Lindsay Proudfoot (Queen’s U., Belfast)
Professor Bill Rolston (U. Ulster)
Dr Ailbhe Smyth (U. College, Dublin)
The conference will be opened by the Irish Ambassador to Australia. It will feature readings by Irish-Australian poets, an evening of Irish music, a dinner at Newman College and, finally, a festival of recent Irish films.
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