The Call for Paper for the 17th Biennial Conference of the Gesellschaft für Australienstudien/Association for Australian Studies (GASt) at Trier University, 1-3 October 2020 on ‘Australian Seascapes’ can be found here:

The conference will discuss Australian seascapes in an interdisciplinary perspective, including (but not restricted to) contributions from the field of Cultural Studies (literature, performing arts, film, visual arts), History, Political Science, Anthropology, and Geography.

Please send paper and panel proposals (20 minutes + 10 minutes discussion per paper) in English or German (200-300 words per paper) by 31 March 2020. The organizers particularly encourage undergraduate and graduate students to submit proposals for work in progress presentations in the new format “Forthcoming”.

The conference will be hosted by Trier University and organized by PD Dr. Eva Bischoff, Department of International History.

Contact: PD Dr. Eva Bischoff (