At the start of Helen Gilbert’s DAAD-sponsored guest professorship at the University of Cologne, the Centre for the Australian Studies and the Global South Studies Centre, Cologne, are hosting a one-day workshop entitled “Australian Studies and the Global South” on Tuesday, 09 October 2018. After a short reception and welcoming words by CAS and GSSC, we are happy to welcome the following speakers and topics:

  • Helen Gilbert (Royal Holloway University, London), Indigenous Resurgence and Environmental Justice on the Global Stage.
  • Bill Ashcroft (University of NSW, Sydney), Art, Utopia, Transnation
  • Jamal Barnes (Edith Cowan University, Perth), The Hollowing Out of the Hospitality Principle – Australia’s Response to “Boat People”

We kindly invite all colleagues and interested students to participate in the event.

09 October 2018, 11.30-15.30 pm

University of Cologne, New Seminar Building, Tagungsraum

Please click here for the workshop-program/poster.