We are just a few weeks away from TASA Thematic Week (Nov 22 - 26th), as part of a broader line-up of TASA November events.
For those of you who do not register for the full week, you are still able to attend the Postgrad Day activities on Monday the 22nd November, which includes:
12:40-1:00PM - Postgrad Update
1:00-2:00PM - 'So you're finishing your PhD in a pandemic... what's next?' by Inger Mewburn (Thesis Whisperer)
2:30-4:00PM - Postgraduate Mentoring Session
Additionally, on Thursday 25th November, the TASA MEM Postgraduate Team are hosting:
12:30-1:30PM - "'Messy Life, Messy PhD, Messy Me': A practical session to help manage the mess" -->
If you are already registered for the TASA Thematic Week, you do not need to individually register for the above events.
For those of you attending the full week, in addition to the above events, here's some events that would be particularly worthwhile for Postgrads to attend:
Tuesday Nov 23rd
12:00-1:00PM - Networking Session
2:00-2:30PM - Presidential Address
2:30-3:00PM - TASA Award Presentations (I will be presenting the Postgraduate Impact & Engagement Award!)
3:00-4:00PM - Annual General Meeting
Wednesday Nov 24th
11:00AM-12:00PM - Keynote: 'Sociology at the Intersections' by A/Prof Christy Newman
2:30-3:30PM - TASA Teatime (I am co-hosting this networking event)
Thursday Nov 25th
9:00-10:30AM - Plenary: Working beyond academia and in and outside of universities
Friday Nov 26th
11:00AM-12:00PM - Keynote: 'Talking values: institutions, nations, the globe' by A/Prof Farida Fozdar
Note - all times are in AEDT across this email.
Anthony K J Smith (he/him)
TASA's 2021-2022 Postgraduate Portfolio Leader