Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN) Newsletter – 07/08/20

Dear All,

Please find below the latest news, opportunities, and publications in Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies 🙂


ACNZSN is very excited to announce the launch of a Journal of Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies (JACANZS)! It is a peer-reviewed, online, open access journal. JACANZS adopts a multi and interdisciplinary perspective. A special call for papers for its inaugural issue will be issued soon 🙂

Marcin Waldoch has recently published a fascinating book, Close antipodes: Poland-New Zealand relations in the processes of world globalization and diversification (English translation) (Kazimierz Wielki University Press, 2020) in Polish. An English summary of the book can be found here.

Online roundtable on Asian Australian Studies as a Subject for Future Research & Teaching, 20 August 2020, 4pm-5pm (AEST). Panelists: Farzana Yesmen ChowdhurySamia Khatun, Sophie Loy-Wilson, Amrita Malhi, and Chunyan Zhang. Chair: Monika Winarnita.



Assistant Professor in Political Science (Indigenous Politics) at University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Deadline: 2 October 2020

Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental Sciences (Indigenous Environmental Stewardship) at University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Deadline: 26 October 2020

Forsyth Postdoctoral Fellowship (African Diaspora or Native American Arts and Visual Cultures), University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Deadline: 15 December 2020

Two Positions at the Migration Policy Institute, Washington D.C., USA

Deadline: 10 August 2020/31 August 2020


Jennifer Kain has recently published an interesting article on ‘Standardising Defence Lines: William Perrin Norris, Eugenics and Australian Border Control’, Social History of Medicine, Volume 33, Issue 3, August 2020: 843–859,

Please do let me know of any future news, opportunities, and recent publications via email, which I can then include in the fortnightly newsletter. For ACNZSN to work as well as it can, it will be great to receive contributions from its supporters 🙂 I would also encourage you to subscribe to its blog, and follow/or like its social media platforms on Facebook and Twitter.

Best Wishes,

Dr. Jatinder Mann

Creator and Manager of ACNZSN

Editor-in-chief, JACANZS

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