Schedule

The NZASIA 23rd Biennial International 2019 Conference will be hosted by the Victoria University of Wellington from Sunday, Nov. 24, to Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019


Programme in pdf format (Final)

Abstracts in pdf format

Conference Map 1

Conference Map 2



Day 1, Sunday, November 24, 2019

 
1:30-4:00 Post-graduate workshop
 
4:00-5:00 Receipt of Conference Badge and Registration Pack
 
5:00-6:00: Opening Reception
 
6:00-7:00 Nicholas Tarling Lecture
Anthony Reid, Emeritus Professor of History, Australian National University
Title: “New Zealand and Southeast Asia: A semi-autobiographical academic half-century, 1950-2000”

Day 2, Monday, November 25, 2019

 
8:30-9:00 Receipt of Conference Badge and Registration Pack

9:00-9:30 Official Conference Launch 
 
Welcome by Co-Chairs, Conference Organising Committee, Associate Professor Stephen Epstein and Associate Professor Rick Weiss
Powhiri
Welcome by Vice-Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington, Professor Grant Guilford;
Vote of Thanks, President, NZ Asian Studies Society, Associate Professor James Beattie
 
9:30-10:30 New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre Keynote
Timothy Oakes, Professor of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder
 
10:30-11:00 Coffee  (provided)

11:00-12:30 – Paper Session 1
 
12:30-1:30 Lunch (provided)

1:30-3:30 - Paper Session 2
 
3:30-4:00 Coffee (provided)

4:00-5:30 - Paper Session 3
 

Day 3, Tuesday, November 26, 2019

 
9:00-10:00 New Zealand India Research Institute Keynote
Mrinalini Sinha, Alice Freeman Palmer Professor of History University of Michigan
 
10:30-12:30 – Paper Session 4
 
12:30-1:30 Lunch (provided)

1:30-3:00 - Paper Session 5
 
3:00-3:30 Coffee (provided)
 
3:30-5:00 - Paper Session 6
 
7:00-9:00 Conference Dinner, New Zealand Parliament (by separate prior payment only)
Hosted by Minister of Education, Hon Chris Hipkins

Day 4, Wednesday, November 27, 2019

 
9:00-10:30 - Paper Session 7
 
10:30-11:00 Coffee (provided)

11:00-12:30 – Paper Session 8
 
Conference Closes

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