About Us

1997 About


Originally, it began to work as Australian Literature Study Centre since 1997 and later it was re-named Indian Association for the Study of Australia, Eastern Region since 2001. Earlier it used to work under the parent body of Burdwan University, but it started to function as part of Bankura University since 2014. The first international conference was organised in 2007 and it is continuing with more and more teachers and scholars joining this endeavour. Many teachers and PhD candidates were the awardees of Australia India Council Australian Studies Fellowship and Endeavour Awards. Now the Association has launched the IASA,ER Travel Fellowship which enables the PhD and Postdoctoral candidates to visit Australian universities.

2007-2019 About

International conferences organised by the Association

Environmental Humanities: Theory and Praxis in Australia and India, 12-13 January, 2019

Transnational Migratory Spaces and Cultural Exchange between Australia and India, 9-10 February, 2018

History, Culture and Identity: Australian Studies in India and Australia, 4-5 February, 2017

The Asian Century: Australia and the Trans-Asian Cultural and Strategic Diplomacy, 27-28 January, 2015

Borders and Beyond: Cultural Transactions between Australia and India, 22-24 January, 2013

Re-mapping the Future: History, Culture and Environment in Australia and India, 22-24 January, 2011

Australia India Council Fellows Alumni Meet, 25 January, 2011

Landscape and Rivers: Symbolising Cultural Linkages between Australia and India, 22-23 January, 2009

Culture and Identity: Re-imagining Australia and India, 22-24 January, 2007