Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand Studies Network (ACNZSN) Newsletter – 27/02/23

Dear All,

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


ACNZSN is excited to announce the publication of the most recent volume in its ‘Studies in Transnationalism’ book series: Pavithra Jayawardena’s Immigrants’ Citizenship Perceptions: Sri Lankans in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand (New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2023)! 🙂

ACNZSN is also pleased to share that the winner of its 2022 Donna Coates Book Prize is Jarrod Hore’s Visions of Nature: How Landscape Photography Shaped Settler Colonialism (Oakland: University of California Press, 2022) 🙂

Coral Bell School Inaugural Annual Lecture on Indigenous Diplomacy on 7 March 2023 at 5.30-7pm (AEST), Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia

‘A Great Pioneer: John Christian ‘Chris’ Watson (1867-1941)’ Lecture by David Headon on 9 March 2023 at 5.30-7pm (AEST), National Archives of Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Registration for the Association of Canadian Studies in Ireland online conference on ‘Canada Today and Tomorrow’ taking place on 18 May 2023 is now open. You can register here.


Call for Papers

The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States is pleased to announce its call for papers for a student colloquium, set to take place alongside its 26th Biennial Meeting and Conference on ‘Canada: Near and Far’ on 16-19 November 2023 in Washington, D.C., USA.

Deadline (for main conference programme): 1 March 2023

Deadline (for student colloquium): 15 April 2023

13th Australian Media Traditions Conference: Beyond Boundaries on 20-22 September 2023 at the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Deadline: 31 March 2023

Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine Biennial Conference 2023, 12-15 July 2023, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Deadline: 30 April 2023

Call for Contributors

The guest editors of a special issue of Quebec Studies are looking for contributors on ‘New Perspectives in multidisciplinary Quebec Studies from Europe and the Rest of the World’. The special issue is especially geared towards emerging researchers.

Deadline: 1 April 2023


Department Chair (Associate or Full Professor) in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Deadline: Open until filled

Anishinaabe Knowledge Chair, Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario (ON), Canada

Deadline: 28 February 2023

Assistant Professor in Gender History at Cape Breton University, Sydney, Nova Scotia (NS), Canada

Deadline: 6 March 2023

Assistant Professor in Public History at Cape Breton University, Sydney, NS, Canada

Deadline: 6 March 2023

Assistant Professor in History and Theory of Architecture, Landscape, and Environment at the University of Toronto (St. George Campus), Toronto, ON, Canada

Deadline: 7 March 2023

Associate Professor in Urban Public Policy at the University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada

Deadline: 9 March 2023

Tenure Track Position in Black and African Diaspora Studies in the Canadian Context at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Deadline: 15 March 2023

Faculty Position (Open Rank) – Director, Indigenous Studies at Western University, London, ON, Canada

Deadline: 17 March 2023

Assistant Professor in Political Science (Public Law) at Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada

Deadline: 24 March 2023

Faculty Position in Native Studies (Indigenous Women, Gender, & Sexuality; Histories; Literature, Film, and Arts; and the Environment) at Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

Deadline: 31 March 2023


Past & Present Fellowships, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, London, UK

Deadline: 28 February 2023


Eric Fry Labour History Research Grant, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Deadline: 31 March 2023


Sukhmani Khorana, Mediated Emotions of Migration: Reclaiming Affect for Agency (Bristol: University of Bristol Press, 2022)

Pavithra JayawardenaImmigrants’ Citizenship Perceptions: Sri Lankans in Australia and Aotearoa and New Zealand (New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2023)

Yasmeen Abu-Laban, Alan-G Gagnon, and Arjun Tremblay (Editors), Assessing Multiculturalism in Global Comparative Perspective: A New Politics of Diversity for the 21st Century (Routledge, 2023)

Leo Baskatawang, Reclaiming Anishnaabe Law (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2023)

Claudia OrangeThe Story of the Treaty: He Korero Tiriti (Bridget Williams Books, 2023)

Evan Smith, Jayne Persian, and Vashti Jane Fox (Editors), Histories of Fascism and Anti-Fascism in Australia (Routledge, 2023)

Peter MeihanaPrivilege in Perpetuity: Exploring the Pakeha Myth (Bridget Williams Books, 2023)

Matthew Cunningham, Marinus La Rooij and Paul Spoonley (Editors), Histories of Hate: The Radical Right in Aotearoa New Zealand (Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2023)

Jane CareyTaking to the Field: A History of Australian Women in Science (Melbourne: Monash University Publishing, 2023)

Please let me know of any future news, opportunities, and recent publications via email at, which I can then include in the monthly 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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