Vale Anders Ahlqvist

We have been saddened to hear the news that our esteemed colleague Prof. Anders Ahlqvist who passed away unexpectedly 23rd August 2018 at his home in Finland. Anders was an active member of ISAANZ over many years and lately he had been closely involved in the planning and organization of the 23rd Australasian Conference of Irish Read More …

PayPal difficulty

Dear Members, We are currently experiencing trouble receiving payment through PayPal. While we rectify the problem may we ask you to consider the bank account transfer or cheque method of payment for Membership fees?   Kind regards, ISAANZ Committee

Angela Gehrig

The Irish Studies community in Melbourne mourns the death of Angela Gehrig on 16 October, 2016.  Angela was the director of the Newman-St Mary’s Academic Centre, Newman College, University of Melbourne.  She was also a major supporter of the Melbourne Irish Studies Seminar Series at Newman College and made many Read More …

Events in Australia and New Zealand commemoration Dublin 1916

There are a range of events planned in Australia and New Zealand to commemorate the events of Easter 1916. Many events are being supported by the Irish Embassy. See https://www.dfa.ie/irish-embassy/australia/news-and-events/2016/  January 2016 Celtic Club, Melbourne. Competition to ‘create a proclamation for an Australian Republic” Closes 26th January 2016. http://www.celticclub.com.au/content/competition-proclamation-australian-republic-prize February 2016 Read More …

Brigidfest 2015

Brigidfest is on again in 2015! Join us for lunch to celebrate Irish women on 8th February, at 12.30pm for lunch at the Celtic Club, 316-318 Queen St, Melbourne. Cost: $47 for 2 course meal with drinks at bar prices. Speaker: Prof. Gillian Russell, Gerry Higgins Chair of Irish Studies Read More …

ISAANZ Postgraduate Essay Prize 2014

ISAANZ Postgraduate Essay Prize in Irish Studies The editors of the Australasian Journal of Irish Studies and the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand are delighted to announce the 2014 ISAANZ Irish Studies Postgraduate Essay prize. The Prize: 1. Publication of the winning essay in Australasian Journal of Read More …