OCIS2020

9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Monday 29 June – Wednesday 1 July 2020
Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Held every two years, OCIS is the premier conference on international studies held in Australasia. It brings together scholars working across all fields of international studies, and is known for its relaxed yet intellectually stimulating atmosphere. Attended by leading scholars in the field internationally, it is an opportunity for junior scholars to take advantage of and to showcase their evolving ideas.

The ninth OCIS builds on previous successful conferences hosted by various universities and in 2020 it will be held back in Canberra hosted by the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, The Australian National University.

Key dates for OCIS 2020

  • Call for proposals 1 September 2019
  • Deadline for papers or panel proposals
    30 November 2019
  • Notification of acceptance of proposals
    17 February 2020
  • Deadline to register for speakers
    (to remain on the program) 30 March 2020

Travel bursaries for postgraduate students (10), scholars from Pacific Island countries (10), and emerging scholars from the Asia-Pacific region will be available.

For enquiries regarding OCIS 2020, please email: OCIS2020@anu.edu.au

ORGANISING COMMITTEE EXECUTIVE

Deputy Chair
Professor Evelyn Goh

Shedden Professor of Strategic Policy Studies,
Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs,
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Evelyn Goh is the Shedden Professor of Strategic Policy Studies at the Australian National University, where she is also Research Director of the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre. Her research areas include international relations theory, East Asian security and politics, and diplomatic history. She is co-Editor of the Cambridge Studies in International Relations book series and Convenor of the Graduate Research and Development Network on Asian Security.

Chair
Professor Toni Erskine

Director, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs,
Professor of International Politics,
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Toni Erskine is Professor of International Politics and Director of the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University. She is also Editor of International Theory: A Journal of International Politics, Law, and Philosophy and Associate Fellow of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge.

Deputy Chair
Professor Ben Goldsmith

Professor of International Relations,
School of Politics and International Relations,
ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences

Benjamin E. Goldsmith is a Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University. His research is in the areas of international conflict, international public opinion, and atrocity forecasting. He is a founding member of the executives of the Australian Society for Quantitative Political Science and the Pacific International Politics Conference, a member of the Asian Political Methodology Meeting executive and an editor of the Japanese Journal of Political Science.

For enquiries please email:
OCIS2020@anu.edu.au