[csaa-forum] ARC Cultural Research Network, ECR and PG Node event - sustaining cultural research, UniSA December 2007

Susan Luckman Susan.Luckman at unisa.edu.au
Sat Apr 21 11:39:57 CST 2007

ARC Cultural Research Network Presents:


sustaining cultural research

cultural research beyond the academy (communication strategies and skills)


UniSA December 5, 2007


Following on from the success of 2005's prefix: a postgraduate and early career researcher professional development day, the postgraduate and early career researcher node of the ARC Cultural Research Network invites you to participate in sustaining cultural research: cultural research beyond the academy (communication strategies and skills), a unique professional development event tailored specifically for cultural studies postgraduates and early career researchers, and supported by the ARC Cultural Research Network.  Held the day before SUSTAINING CULTURE, the CSAA's annual conference, sustaining cultural research will connect postgraduates, scholars without institutional support and early career researchers with established academics in the field, who will share their experience in relation to a diverse range of topics.  Sessions include:


-          dealing with the media

-          getting an op ed piece printed/regular column

-          talking to government and industry 

-          public speaking skills

-          responding to public criticism of cultural research

-          getting a publisher for your book

-          'know your enemy': key think tanks and how to engage in policy debates

-          'know your friends': funding options beyond the usual suspects 

-          public intellectualism


Confirmed speakers so far:


Professor Stuart Cunningham, QUT
Associate Professor Catherine Lumby, University of Sydney
Professor Graeme Turner, University of Queensland


The event is free, includes lunch, and is open to all postgraduates and early career researchers working in the field of cultural studies.  For further information or to register for participation, contact the convenors, Susan Luckman and Emily Potter, at <crn at unisa.edu.au>.


To be eligible to take part, please register your interest by 9 November 2007.  RSVP as soon as possible as places are limited.

dr susan luckman 
senior lecturer
school of communication
university of south australia 
gpo box 2471 
adelaide SA 5001 
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