September 2, 2020

Oceania (defined here as Australia, eastern Indonesia, New Guinea and the Pacific Islands), presents a unique setting for trans-disciplinary enquiry into the processes of socio-cultural evolution and diversification, and the influence of different environmental setting...

September 2, 2020

15-17 September 2020

The Group of Eight and the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC are partnering with the French Embassy to convene this online workshop to discuss the latest advances in bushfire research and to foster future collaborations between our two nations.


September 1, 2020

Deadline for apllications: Monday 2 November 2020

The Embassy of France in Australia and the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia are proud to announce the launch of the Social Science Collaborative Research Program. This research funding program will support an...

September 1, 2020

Date: 11 Sep 2020, 10:00am - 12:00pm (GMT+08:00) Perth

Place: the Alliance Française patio - 75 Broadway, Nedlands WA

The AFRAN and the Alliance Française in Perth have the immense pleasure to host the first Café Scientifique  with brilliant/young  archaeologist speciali...

September 1, 2020

35th Anniversary Symposium of the Institute for the Study of French Australian Relations (ISFAR)

8-9 April 2021, RMIT University

Since the initial Call for Papers, it has become clear that there may still be bans in place not only on international travel but on travel b...

August 31, 2020

This year the AFRAN Association will support 8 of its members' initiatives with a budget of 22 000 Au$.

  • Deep Histories of Oceania

The ancient Pleistocene continent of Australia, or Sahul, presents a diversity of cultures and languages that is unrivalled in the wor...

August 28, 2020

Wednesday 2 September, 6 - 7pm AWST

The Pacific Ocean is the largest on our planet and the story of its human exploration and settlement is one of amazing sailing capabilities and co-adaptation between island environments and human populations. This oceanic continent co...

August 26, 2020

Friday 18 September 2020

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM AEST (11h - 12h30 in France)

AFRAN and Adelaïde Accueil are organising together a roundtable to present the Australian Higher Education and Research system for French newcomers!

Former High School students, college and engineerin...

August 17, 2020

Early French voyages, led by commanders like Baudin, Bougainville, Lapérouse, D’Entrecasteaux, Freycinet, Duperrey and Dumont d’Urville, were the first to name, describe and beautifully illustrate many Australian species.

Tuesday, 18 August 2020 5:30 PM

While the Matthe...

August 14, 2020

The University of Queensland continues to organise seminars in 2nd semester 2020.  Classics and Ancient History seminars will be conducted via videoconferencing. You are warmly invited to participate, and can send a registration request to

These sem...

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