The 16th Biennial Conference of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia

Open for Registration

The 16th Biennial Conference of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia (CSAA) will be held at La Trobe City Campus (360 Collins Street, Melbourne) from 1st to 3rd July 2019.

Themed “Engaging Chinese Scholarship: New Directions, New Challenges”, the Conference will put together a wide-ranging, multi- disciplinary montage of the best research in Chinese Studies being done both in Australia and overseas.

The CSAA is the professional association for China specialists and post-graduate students in Australia. Its membership includes most of the specialists in the fields of anthropology, economics, geography, history, language, law, linguistics, political science, sociology, literature and other aspects of Chinese society and culture.

The CSAA convenes a major biennial conference, containing dozens of panels of papers and drawing a large number of participants both from Australia and abroad.

Abstract submissions have been closed. The Conference is now open for registration.

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Registration for the 16th Biennial Conference of the Chinese Studies Association of Australia

Until 10 May 2019 (early bird):

  • Regular: AUD170
  • Student: AUD110
  • Corporate:AUD210

From 11 May 2019:

  • Regular: AUD190
  • Student: AUD130
  • Corporate:AUD230

Registered participants will be able to attend all the events of the conference, including morning and afternoon teas held as part of the program. Please note that lunches will not be provided, but participants will be able to purchase lunch in and around the venue.

Please note the registration fee is not refundable.

Please be patient about receipts as the Treasurer is a busy academic who is working on a volunteer basis.

Registration includes the membership fee for the period July 2019 to June 2021. For membership please click here for details.

If your paper has been accepted for the conference, you must register by June 10 in order for your paper to be included in the program. If you have not registered by this date, you will only be able to register as a non-presenter.


Professor John Makeham, La Trobe University (President, CSAA)
Associate Professor James Leibold, La Trobe University (Secretary, CSAA)
Dr Ruth Gamble, La Trobe University (Treasurer, CSAA)
Associate Professor Shirely Chan, Macquarie University  (Council member, CSAA)
Dr Mark Strange, Australian National University (Council member, CSAA)




墨爾本樂卓博大學 (内城校區)

2019年  7 月 1日-3日

澳大利亞中國研究協會(CSAA)以研究中國學術為宗,由澳大利亞之中國研究專家、學 者以及研究生組成, 創立於1991年,為澳洲專事中國研究之重要學術組織。

本會將於 2019年 7月 1-3日於墨爾本樂卓博大學召開第十六屆雙年會。會議主題為:

「對話中華學術-新方向.新挑戰」。茲誠邀海內外中國研究專家與學者見惠相關論文並 參加會議,冀薈萃四海之精英,交流各家之學說,共兌嚶嚶之麗澤,羅列郁郁之文章。 會議討論形式包括個人發言和小組主題討論,以英語或中文發表論文及發言皆可。


會議詳情將在協會網址 and 樂卓博大學中國研究中心網址 陸續發布,敬希垂注。


So as to minimise the impact on the environment, the Conference will not provide hard copies of the program. All registered attendees have already invited by email to download the Conference app (Whova). Please download it if you have not yet done so. The Program has been uploaded to the app.

A PDF version of the Program is available here: CONFERENCE PROGRAM (13.4MB)

Further details will be updated on the app and at: and .

CSAA Conference Registration