Civilian internment in Australia during WW2: history, memories and community heritage
7-9 March 2014, Cowra NSW (To be confirmed)

Full information about the symposium and special speakers can be found at the official event website.

Call for papers: We have limited spaces but welcome individual papers on any of the following areas of civilian internment in Australia during WW2.

If you are interested in presenting a talk, please email an initial expression of interest with a tentative title and a 150-200 word description to by 30 September 2013.

Topics/panels which will be offered during this symposium:

  • Stories of Internment experience in Australia during WW2
  • Experiences of local communities where these internment camps were constructed
  • Camp staff
  • Civilian internment in fictional writing, visual art and performances

For further information about the symposium, contact: