Aviation Cultures Mk III: Airspaces, Mobilities, Identities

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The University of Sydney

Camperdown, NSW 2006


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This seminar series brings together scholars of aviation from within and beyond universities, welcoming industry representatives, heritage bodies and other air-minded individuals. In sharing perspectives, we encourage participants from anthropology and geography, history and museum studies, sociology and cultural studies, literature, film and art scholarship – and beyond.

Keynote speakers:

  • Professor Christine Yano, University of Hawai'i

  • Ms Lynette Townsend, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

To download the conference programme, please visit

There is no registration fee, and daytime catering will be provided thanks to generous support from our sponsors. Places, however, are limited, so please register early to avoid disappointment.


Where is the venue within the University of Sydney?

The conference will be held in two locations:

  • Thursday 27 April – Common Room, 4th floor, John Woolley Building A20, Science Road

  • Friday 28 April – Theatre 351, Level 3, Education Building A35, Fisher Road

For a campus map of the University of Sydey, visit:

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

By train: Redfern is the closest train station. It is a 10-minute walk via Abercrombie Street. Central station is a
15-minute walk along City Road and George Street; however, buses to and from Central are frequent and easy
to catch from Parramatta Road or City Road. To plan your trip by train, visit

By bus: If you are arriving by bus, there are convenient stops on Parramatta Road and City Road at our main entrances. The nearest stops to the conference venues are the Footbridge on Parramatta Road, or
Eastern Avenue on City Road. To plan your trip by bus, visit

Parking: With limited parking on campus, we encourage you to use public transport or walk. Daytime casual parking rates: $24 flat rate (valid to 6am next morning). For parking information, visit

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email Dr Peter Hobbins at or telephone 02 9351 3035.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we will have a full delegate list and name tags at the conference.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can alter your details after registration.

Is my registration transferrable?

Yes, if you can't make it but a colleague can.

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