Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN) Newsletter – 19/03/21

Dear All,

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


Do please consider publishing in Dr. Jatinder Mann’s book series on ‘Studies in Transnationalism’ with Peter Lang Publishing. Forthcoming volumes include Rethinking the Australian Dilemma and Revisiting the British World. Dr. Mann is particularly open to book proposals from the fields of Australian, Canadian, and Aotearoa New Zealand Studies 🙂

SIT series flyer

The Centre for Canadian-American Studies at Western Washington University, whose Director is public supporter of ACNZSN, Professor Christina Keppie, recently turned 50. You can view information on a planned year long celebration of activities to mark the occasion here.

Professor Kim Rubenstein recently appeared on the Australian current affairs programme, Q & A to talk about ‘Sexual Assault and Failures of Law’. You can view her very topical and poignant remarks here.

Heidelberg University in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany has issued a Call for Applications for its prestigious MA in Transcultural Studies. The deadline is 15 June 2021.

Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) National Centre for Biography have launched a new volume of the Australian Dictionary of Biography that includes 680 short histories of representative Australians who died between 1991 and 1995. The first of two volumes for the 1990s, the book presents a colourful montage of late twentieth-century Australian life. You can download the free E-book here.

Western Sydney University is holding an Australian Media Literacy Research Symposium on Tuesday 13 April 2021, 10.45am—3.30pm (AEST).

The Australian Journal of Political Science has issued a Call for Submissions for Symposia.

Deadline: 16 April 2021.



Faculty Lecturer in Indigenous Programming and Community Relations at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Deadline: 31 March 2021

Lecturer in Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Deadline: 1 April 2021

Assistant or Associate Professor in History (Indigenous History in Canada) at Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario (ON), Canada

Deadline: 9 April 2021

Full Professor of History (Black History, North America) at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta (AB), Canada

Deadline: 9 April 2021

Assistant Professor in Education (Inclusive Education) at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Deadline: 11 April 2021

Assistant Professor in Liberal Education at the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Deadline: 15 April 2021

Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB, Canada

Deadline: 7 May 2021


The National Library of Australia is offering researchers an opportunity to undertake a 12-week residency at the Library. Applicants may work in any field or discipline where the Library’s collections have appropriate depth and breadth to support the desired outcomes. You can view more details here.

Deadline for 2022 Fellowships: 26 April 2021

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship on ‘Refugee Sponsorship and Integration’, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Deadline: 5 April 2021

Ph.D. Scholarships

Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian public servants to study at the ANU or Charles Darwin University.

Deadline: 31 March 2021

Ph.D. Scholarship on ‘History, heritage and environmental change in a deindustrialised landscape’, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Deadline: 5 April 2021

2 x Ph.D. Scholarships on ‘Right-wing Politics, Gender and Citizenship’, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Deadline: 11 April 2021


Matthew Haultain-GallThe Battlefield of Imperishable Memory: Passchendaele and the Anzac Legend (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 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 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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