Oceanic Conference on International Studies (OCIS)

18 July 2012 to 20 July 2012

The OCIS is Oceania's largest conference on International Relations and International Studies. This year's conference, the fifth, builds on previous successful conferences held in Australia (ANU 2004, Melbourne 2006, University of Queensland 2008) and New Zealand (University of Auckland and Victoria University 2010), will be held in Sydney for the first time.

The conference brings together the growing number of researchers in Australia and the region working on International Studies. OCIS V is a general conference and addresses a wide range of themes ranging from Asia Pacific issues, gender and feminism, global governance, international law and international society, to international security, justice and rights, normative theory, international ethics, international history, diplomacy and foreign policy, to name but a few.

This year's keynote speaker will be Professor Michael C Williams. He is Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. Professor Williams' research interests are in International Relations theory, security studies, and political thought.

Registration for the conference starts on 1 December 2011.

Time: 5pm (18 July)

Location: New Law School, University of Sydney

Cost: Early bird: AUD 350.00 full, 110.00 concession; Normal: AUD 380.00 full, 180.00 concession

Contact: Katarina Ferro

Phone: 0405 627 443

Email: 280746545d3e372d49145420241a02321056363d084b242d264a2503

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