Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN) Newsletter – 19/02/21

Dear All,

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



The Menzies Australia Institute at King’s College London, London, UK recently released a podcast on ‘Patrick White in London’. In this episode, White’s biographer David Marr talks about the Nobel Laureate’s deep connections with the ‘Old Dart’. 

The Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration & Integration at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario (ON), Canada will be holding its second annual conference on the very topical theme of ‘Migration and the Future of Work: Canadian and Comparative Perspectives in Pandemic Times’ on 22-25 February 2021.

The University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia (BC), Canada will be hosting an online panel discussion on ‘Indigenous Ways of Teaching and Learning’ on Thursday 25 February 2021 at 12.30-2.30pm (PT) as a part of its Open Forum Series at its National Centre for Indigenous Laws. The panel will be facilitated by Professor John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law and will include guest panelists Naiomi Metallic, Dr. Darcy Lindberg, and Jeffrey Hewitt.

The Canadian Historical Association (CHA)’s third webinar in its Precarious Historians series on ‘Disciplinary Caring: What can the CHA do?’ will be taking place on Friday 19 March 2021 at 1pm (ET). The participants will be Professor Ele Chenier, Dr. Laura Madokoro, Dr. Andrea Eidinger, Professor Harold Bérubé, Dr. David Tough, and Letitia Johnson. The panel will be chaired by Professor Barrington Walker.




Assistant Professor in Integrated Studies in Education (African/Black Diaspora Studies) at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Deadline: March 2021

Assistant Professor in Mi’kmaw Culture at Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada

Deadline: 15 March 2021

Lecturer in Cultural Studies (Intersectionality and Media) (12-month appointment) at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan Campus, Kelowna, BC, Canada

Deadline: 15 March 2021 

Tenure-Track or Tenured Position in Indigenous Education (Curriculum, Teaching and Learning) at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Deadline: 18 March 2021

Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Deadline: Late March 2021

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Interactive Arts and Technology (Technological Change for Inclusion) at Simon Fraser University (Surrey Campus), Surrey, BC, Canada

Deadline: 31 March 2021

Postdoctoral Fellowships

4 x Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Black & Indigenous Scholars at York University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Deadline: 1 April 2021 

Ph.D. Scholarships

20 x Full PhD Scholarships in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Dublin City University, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Deadline: 31 March 2021

2 x PhD Scholarships in Environmental History, ANU Centre for Environmental History, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Deadline: 15 April 2021

MA Scholarships

Master of Applied Science Research Scholarship, Lincoln University, Lincoln, Aotearoa New Zealand

Deadline: 26 March 2021



The winner of the inaugural Donna Coates Book Prize awarded by ACNZSN was James Keating’s Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020)


Please do let me know of any future news, opportunities, and recent publications via email at, 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 (so you are able to receive this newsletter directly into your inbox), 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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