The First Eric Richards Symposium in British and Australasian History

Emeritus Professor Eric Richards was a Professor of History at Flinders University for over 35 years, specialising in British and Australian social history, and specifically on Scottish history and British and Australian immigration history. The 'Eric Richards Symposium in British and Australasian History' aims to honour Professor Richards, who remains active as an Emeritus Professor at Flinders University, and to create a regular conference for scholars in Australasia working on British and Australasian history broadly defined (i.e. British history includes imperial/colonial history) for the 'British and Australasian History Network'.

Call for Papers -  Deadline 25 July 2016 – Abstract to Dr Andrekos Varnava.
Call for papers document can be found below.

Conference Costs:
4-day Full Registration $300
1-day Full Registration $120
4-day Student Registration $150
1-day Student Registration $70

* please note, all prices exclude gst

To register and pay for this event, please click here

Registrations close, Monday 5th December 2016

Keynote speakers:

Professor Alison Bashford

Professor Joy Damousi

Professor Katie Pickles

Professor Eric Richards

Professor Philip Payton


Further Information:

Accommodation info (.pdf - 73.89 KB)


- Eric Richards Symposium (collapse)

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 - Fri, 3 Feb 2017
09:00AM - 06:00PM
All day:
Flinders University Victoria Square, 182 Victoria Square, Level 1, ADELAIDE, SA, 5000, Australia

  • General public
  • Staff
  • Students
  • Researchers
  • Alumni
  • Teachers
  • Recent graduates
Refer to description for prices starting from: $70.00
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