Past conferences


This list of past conferences and workshops related to Chinese Australian history and heritage was first compiled by Sophie Couchman, Paul Macgregor and Kate Bagnall in October 2010. Please be in touch if you know of things that we have missed.

List updated July 2013

2013

Dragon Tails: Tradition and Modernity Amongst Overseas Chinese, University of Wollongong (conference)

AHA Conference, Wollongong (conference stream)

2012

Rediscovered Past: Chinese Tropical Australia, Sheridan Plaza Hotel, Cairns (conference)

2011

Dragon Tails: Sources, Language, Approaches, Chinese Museum, Melbourne (conference)

Conference publications:

2010

Rediscovered Past: Valuing Chinese Roles Across the North, Hides Hotel, Cairns (conference)

2009

Dragon Tails: Reinterpreting Chinese-Australian Heritage, Sovereign Hill, Ballarat (conference)

2008

Rediscovered Past: China in Northern Australia, Cairns (conference)

2006

Tracking the Dragon: Chinese Australian Cultural Heritage National Workshop, University of Queensland, Brisbane (workshop)

Rediscovered Past: China in North Queensland, City Library, Cairns (conference)

2005

Chinese Studies Association of Australia Conference, Golden Dragon Museum, Bendigo (conference)

2004

Quong Tart and His Times, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (conference)

2003

10th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry (Chinese Australian Family Historians of Victoria panel), Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne (conference panel)

Hidden Histories, Active Voices, Old Castlemaine Gaol, Castlemaine (conference)

2002

AHA Conference, Brisbane (conference stream)

Researching the Homelands of Trans-Pacific Chinese, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (workshop)

2001

Symposium on the Overseas Chinese in Australasia: History, Settlement and Interactions, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (symposium)

2000

Lost in the Whitewash: Aboriginal-Chinese Encounters from Federation to Reconciliation, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, ANU, Canberra (colloquium)

Chinese Heritage of Australian Federation Conference, Chinese Museum, Melbourne (conference)

Workshop on the Chinese in Australia and New Zealand History, University of NSW, Sydney (workshop)

1999

Reconceptualising the Chinese of the Southlands: From Community to Diaspora, Centre for the Study of the Chinese Southern Diaspora, ANU, Canberra (colloquium)

Asians in Australian History, Centre for the Advanced Studies in Humanities, Griffith University, Brisbane (workshop)

1998

Chinese in Australasia and the Pacific: Old and New Migrations and Cultural Change, Association for the Study of Chinese and their Descendants in Australasia and the Pacific Islands (ASCDAPI) & Department of History, University of Otago, Dunedin (conference)

1997

The River AHA Regional Conference, Newcastle (conference stream)

The Chinese Southern Diaspora Workshop, Australian National University, Canberra (workshop)

1996

Chinese in Oceania, Chinese Museum, Melbourne (conference)

1994

Australian Historical Association (AHA) Conference, Perth (conference stream)

1993

Histories of the Chinese in Australasia and the South Pacific, Chinese Museum, Melbourne (conference)

1988

One-day symposium, Monash University, Melbourne (symposium)

1986

Two-day symposium, Raya Gallery, Melbourne (symposium)