Sheridan Institute of Higher Education, in partnership with Australian Association for Maritime History and the Western Australian Maritime Museum, will host the second biennial Indian Ocean Studies Conference from November 12-13, 2021. The theme of this year’s conference is Continuity and Change in the Indian Ocean in an Age of Uncertainty, and will be held in Perth, Western Australia at the WA Maritime Museum (on Friday the 12th) and Sheridan Institute (on Saturday the 13th).
The biennial Indian Ocean Studies Conference provides an important venue for researchers, scholars, policy-makers, students and the general public to meet and share their thoughts and ideas on this significant region. The conference will facilitate presentations and discussions focusing on the sub-themes of : maritime history and trade, education and communities, faith and culture, and defence and political science. Presenters are encouraged to shape their papers and presentations around these themes and to engage with the latest research on the Indian Ocean region. A variety of interactive conference opportunities will be provided so delegates can mix, network and learn from each other in a stimulating and dynamic setting.
We welcome scholars with a research interest in any of the above topics to submit abstracts for individual papers and/or panel proposals for the conference. Instructions on abstract submission, participation, and registration can be found on the conference website: https://sheridanicon.weebly.com/
Please be sure to include your name, title(s), affiliation, e-mail address, proposed abstract/panel title, and a short description (not more than 250 words).
Those who wish to organize panels at the conference are invited to submit brief proposals. Proposals should be around 250 words in length and include all members of the panel and their names, title(s), affiliations, e-mail addresses, and the panel title.
Please note that the deadline for abstract/panel submission is May 28, 2021.
Please send your abstract to : firstname.lastname@example.org