Conferences

 

Upcoming:

2017: A Feminism for Mothers [Symposium]

Monday 27th November 2017, 9am-5:30pm.

Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Pde, Fitzroy.

Mary Glowery Building, Level 2.

With very special guest speakers:

Andrea O'Reilly

Julie Stephens

Anne Manne

Petra Bueskens

Kay Cook

 

$55 concession (students/unwaged)

$70 full

 

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2018: AMIRCI's Ninth biennial Australian International Conference

July 2018, Melbourne.

Venue, theme, and dates soon to be released.

 

 

Past Conferences:

 

2016: Negotiating Competing Demands: 21st Century Motherhood

Eighth biennial Australian International AMIRCI Conference, July 2016.

RMIT University, Melbourne.

Download Program (pdf)

 

2014: Motherhood, Feminism and the Future

Seventh biennial Australian International AMIRCI Conference, July 2014.

RMIT University, Melbourne.

Selection of papers can be found in:

Journal of Family Studies, Vol. 21: Issue 3, 2015. "Motherhood, Feminisms and the Future".

Download Program (pdf)

 

2011: Mothers at the Margins

Sixth biennial Australian International AMIRCI Conference, April 2011.

The University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Selection of papers can be found in:

Mothers at the margins: stories of challenge, resistance and love. (2015).Edited by Lisa Raith, Jenny Jones, and Marie Porter. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Click here for Programme.

 

2009: The Mother and History: Past and Present

Fifth biennial Australian International AMIRCI conference, July 2009.

The University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Selection of papers can be found in:

Hecate, Vol. 36: Issue 1/2, 2010. "Focus on Mothering".

Download Program (pdf)

 

2007: The Mother: Images, Issues and Practices

Fourth biennial Australian International AMIRCI Conference, July 2007.

The University of Queensland, Brisbane.

Selection of papers can be found in:

Mother Texts: Narratives and Counter Narratives. (2010). Edited by Julie Kelso and Marie Porter. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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2005: Representing and Theorising Maternal Subjectivities

Third biennial Australian International AMIRCI Conference, September 2005.

A selection of these papers can be found in:

Representing and Theorising Maternal Subjectivities. (2008). Edited by Julie Kelso and Marie Porter. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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2002: Performing Motherhood: Ideology, Agency and Experience

Second biennial Australian International AMIRCI Conference, July 2002.

La Trobe University, Melbourne.

 

2001: Power/ Oppression

Inaugural biennial Australian International AMIRCI Conference, July 2001.

The University of Queensland, Brisbane.

A selection of these papers can be found in:

Motherhood: Power and Oppression (2005). Edited by Marie Porter, Andrea O’Reilly and Patricia Short. Toronto: Women’s Press.