Featured Speakers

This year we are happy,  not only to welcome Professor Elizabeth Povinelli as our keynote speaker, but also to  announce further plenary speakers for two panels. You can find the abstracts on our program page or download the PDF here:

Plenary 1: Unquiet spirits, rebels past and a disordered soul


Associate Prof. Greg Downey (Dept of Anthropology, Macquarie University)

Associate Prof. Kalpana Ram (Dept of Anthropology, Macquarie University)

Professor Glenn Petersen (Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Baruch College City University of New York)


Dr. Holly HIgh


Plenary 2: Manners, mess and moral dis/order


Prof.  Gillian Cowlishaw (Dept of Anthropology, University of Sydney)

Dr. Chris Gregory (College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University)

Dr. Jonathan Marshall (Social and Political Change Group, University of Technology Sydney)


Associate Professor Tess Lea