Call for Papers

Please note that the Call for Papers deadline passed on 28 May 2016. 

The conference programme is available here.

For information:

Proposals are welcome for 20-minute papers, or panels of three speakers, exploring indigenous cultures and languages from a range of methodological approaches and geographical contexts. As the name suggests, our conference welcomes submissions across a range of time periods, from historical to contemporary times.

Papers might consider themes including, but not limited to:

  • Revitalisation and preservation
  • Uses of indigenous histories
  • Cultures under threat
  • Oral tradition and education
  • Literature and translation
  • Community and identity


For individual papers, please submit a title, 200-word abstract and short biography.

For panel proposals, please submit a title and 200-word abstract for each paper and a short biography of each speaker.

Proposals should be sent to Harriet Smart at  by Friday 28 May 2016.

Please click here for a PDF version of this call for papers.


Last updated 2 August 2016.