OCIS2020

9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Monday 7 – Friday 11 December 2020
Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

OCIS 2020 will be held online from Monday 7 to Friday 11 December

The OCIS 2020 Organising Committee recently convened and after taking into consideration the current circumstances related to COVID-19, it has been agreed that the only responsible decision is to work towards hosting the best, most innovative online conference.

The announcement to host the conference online was made on Thursday 17 September 2020.

Click here to read the full announcement.

New Panel proposals for online conference

The online format provides an opportunity for a limited number of new Panel proposals to be considered, especially for those who may now want to participate when they could not before, or for those who may have new work that is now ready to be presented.

Proposals must be submitted via email to ocis2020@anu.edu.au by midnight Friday 23 October 2020 (Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), UTC +10).

Decisions on new submissions will be made by Friday 30 October 2020. (Those submitting new Panels will have until 9 November 2020 to register if the panel is accepted.)

Click here for new Panel proposal submission guidelines.

Registration Fees for online conference

  • Student Fee: AUD $22 (including GST)
  • Standard Fee: AUD $45 (including GST )

The registration portal is now re-opened.

All those who have already registered and paid the original registration fee will be contacted by the Conference Secretariat, and the difference in registration fee will be refunded to you.

For new registrations, please click here to access the registration portal.

To be included in the program, you will be required to register by 23 October 2020. (Those submitting new Panels will have until 9 November 2020 to register if the panel is accepted.)

Early Career Researchers (ECR) First Book Reception – nominations still open

ECR’s are encouraged to nominate their first book to be featured as part of the Conference, see the guidelines on the ECR page and email ocis2020@anu.edu.au before 9 November 2020.

Key dates for OCIS 2020 (online conference)

  • Call for new Panel proposals closes 23 October
  • Registrations re-opened
    17 September – 23 October 
  • Decision notification for new Panel proposals
    30 October 
  • New Panels registration
    9 November
  • ECR First Book nominations open till
    9 November 

[These dates are in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) UTC/GMT +10:00]

Enquiries

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