On 5-7 July 2017 the University of Tasmania is hosting the conference “Depths and Surfaces: Understanding the Antarctic Region through the Humanities and Social Sciences”, at the IMAS and CSIRO waterfront buildings. The Conference is the third joint conference of the SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group and the History Expert Group.
The organizers invite papers from a broad range of disciplines – including history, literary and cultural studies, creative arts, sociology, politics, geography and law – that engage with the Antarctic, sub-Antarctic and Southern Ocean. Contributions from scientists interested in engaging with the Humanities and Social Science community are encouraged. Both proposals for individual papers (20 minutes with 10 minutes question time) and interdisciplinary panels are welcome.
Submission Deadline: 3 March 2017, with notification of acceptance by 31 March 2017.
For more information, visit http://antarctica-hasseg.com/biennial-conference-2017/