Disorder Symposium @ Twitter

We are now live on twitter with regular updates on the symposium. During the symposium we will live tweet from the panels and give you an account of the issues raised during the presentations. So join us, get the latest information and follow us on



Draft Program out now

Dear all,

You can find now a list of abstracts and a draft program online and available to download as PDF.

In the next weeks we will continuously update the webpage and add further information.

For more information on the program click here.

Featured Speakers

We are delighted to announce our confirmed featured speakers for the Disorder Symposium:


Gillian Cowlishaw (University of Sydney)

Greg Downey (Macquarie University)

Chris Gregory (ANU and University of Manchester)

Jonathan Marshall (University of Technology Sydney)

Kalpana Ram (Macquarie University)

Glenn Petersen (Baruch College, City University of New York)



For more information on the speakers, titles and abstracts, please click here


Final Week of Early Bird Registration


this is the final week of our early bird registration. On Monday 7 July the standard rate will come into effect.

Hurry and use this great opportunity to register for the lower rates. Just click on the registration tab on our webpage.

Category Early bird: Tue 2 April – Sun 6 July Standard: Mon 7 July – Sun 26 October
Fully waged 150.00 190.00
Concession 80.00 110.00
Student 50.00 60.00
Dinner 55.00 55.00

Symposium Dinner

Due to the success in the last years, this year’s symposium dinner will again take place at

Fountain 77 is set in a beautiful historic sandstone building, and set back from Glebe Point Road, inner city Sydney with a large courtyard and beautiful fountain, Fountain 77 is a great place to relax and enjoy a great Italian meal, or drinks from the bar.

Fountain 77 has an extensive menu including home made gluten free pizza and pasta and a great selection of vegetarian options and are happy to cater to your dietary requirements.

The dinner costs are AUD 55.00.

You will be able to book the dinner with the general registration once it has opened on Tuesday 2 April 2014.

Fountain 77 map

Keynote by Elizabeth A Povinelli


We are happy to announce that Professor Elizabeth Povinelli (Columbia University) has agreed to be the keynote speaker for our symposium.

Her lecture is titled:

Might Be Something (Again): Order, disorder and the quasi-event

For more information on Prof Povinelli and her abstract click here.