Conference 2019

The Organizing Committee of the International Conference on the 35th anniversary of Croatian Studies at Macquarie University is pleased to announce that the conference under the theme “Croatia and Croatians in past and present networks” will take place in Sydney (Australia) on the 19th, 20th and 21st of September 2019.

Contributions are encouraged on topics included in, or related to, the theme proposed for this edition, such as:

Language and Linguistics

Literature and Comparative Literature

Migrations and Demographics

Science, Technology and Innovation

History and archaeology

Cultural and cross-cultural Studies

Economic and Community development

Social Harmony and Global Croatia

Networking and International Dialogues

Transnationalism and Identity

Croatian Language Schools Outside Croatia

Croatian Folklore (Music, Song and Dance)


The application process has finished. Late submissions will not be taken into consideration.

Delegates whose papers were selected for the conference are urged to present in English. Presentations in Croatian are possible, however, the presenters are expected to prepare a longer summary, handout or slides in English.

The final conference program can be downloaded here:

Registration fees and deadlines

                          Participant                100 AUD         

                          Student                      50 AUD

Please register HERE.

Conference dinner and excursion

Conference dinner with special guest appearance will be held on Saturday, 21st September 2019 at the Croatian Club Sydney in Punchbowl. To inquire about the tickets please email the secretary or see bellow.

Harbour Cruise will take place on Sunday, 22nd September 2019 and is open to the conference delegates and to the public. For more information please email the secretary.

Both dinner and excursion come with an extra cost ($100 respective $120; discounts for delegates to be advertised closer to the date).

Accommodation and visa requirements

If you need to book your accommodation, you might find this link helpful. Please note that codes for reduced prices are available for Meriton Suites North Ryde, Travelodge Hotel Macquarie North Ryde Sydney and MGSM Executive Hotel. Please email for codes.

For visa requirements, please see here: VISA INFORMATION

We look forward to welcoming you in Sydney in September 2019.

Organizing Committee: Luka Budak, Jasna Novak Milic, Danijel Džino, Anthony Gurlica