On Oct 1 and 2 2013, the Community Planning and Development Program, La Trobe University and the School of Global, Urban And Social Studies, RMIT University, will co-host 'Beyond the Edge: Australia's First Peri-Urban Conference'.
This conference aims to once again bring together scholars who share an interest in the study of critical whiteness and race to showcase and present their work. Much of the early work by scholars of whiteness studies in Australia was in relation to legal issues such as Native Title and Indigenous Sovereignty, a theme that is reflected at this year’s conference. The conference also acknowledge
Building on the success of the 2012 symposium on the future of the National Broadband Network, the News and Media Research Centre will be hosting its inaugural conference on 'Emerging Issues in Communication Research and Policy' this November.