Celebrating 50 years of Australian sociology: Monash to host the annual conference of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) for 50th Anniversary

Flinders-StCelebrating 50 years of Australian sociology:  Monash to host the annual conference of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) for 50th Anniversary

Monash University is proud to host this year’s 50th anniversary TASA conference, ‘Reflections, Intersection and Aspirations’ showcasing progressive and innovative research at the centre of sociological study. Register now to attend this milestone event!

Celebrating 50 years: TASA 2013

Sociology has reached an exciting point at Monash. The university is now a recognised leader in sociological study. To acknowledge the high calibre research in sociology at Monash, the 2013 50th Anniversary TASA conference, ‘Reflections, Intersection and Aspirations’ will be hosted by the School of Political and Social Inquiry in November.

This milestone conference event will bring together leading academics and eminent keynote speakers from a range of disciplines to present sociological research with impact on the past and future.

Academics and postgraduate students from a range of disciplines from overseas, interstate and across Monash PSI are encouraged to attend TASA 2013.

Showcasing progressive sociological research

TASA 2013 provides an opportunity for academics and postgraduate students to learn more about current and progressive research conducted in the sociology field including what challenges lie ahead and the impact that the field of sociology can have in the future.

With a comprehensive program including eminent keynotes from Professor Raewyn Connell (University of Sydney), Professor Celia Lury (University of Warwick) and Professor John Holmwood (University of Nottingham), there is something for everyone at TASA 2013 including sessions on environment, equality, education, crime and government.

Embracing the conference theme ‘Reflections, Intersection and Aspirations’, TASA 2013 hosts presentations that look back on the past 50 years in sociology; how sociology is embracing the new environment of cross-disciplinary research and working with industry; and examining the challenges ahead for sociological research. 

Conference Details

TASA 2013 ‘Reflections, Intersection and Aspirations’ will be held from November 25-28 at Monash Caulfield campus.

For overseas and interstate delegates the conference venue at Caulfield Campus is easy and amenable – there are many public transport options available from Melbourne city.

For full conference details including registration and program, please visit the official TASA 2013 conference website or contact Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett for more information helen.forbesmewett@monash.edu

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