Human Kind: registration

Registrations have closed for this event

Conference registrations have closed

Registration fees

A modest registration fee (Full price $75.00, Student/Concession $45.00) is being charged owing to some unexpected costs associated with technical support and venue hire.

Concession prices apply only to Australian Pensioner, Healthcare card, Carer card and Senior card holders.

Conference reception and dinner

We encourage delegates to attend the Conference Reception (drinks and canapés) that follows the first keynote lecture on Thursday, 8 September and the Conference Dinner (three course dinner with drinks) following the third keynote lecture on Saturday, 10 September, which are offered as a package for a total of $125.00. Both events will be held in the Garden Restaurant at the National Gallery of Victoria (International).

For further details, please see the conference program.

Human Kind conference registration includes

  • Three days made up of twenty sessions of papers showcasing research in the field of eighteenth and nineteenth-century British and Australian portraits
  • Five keynote lectures by leading international experts in the field, held in the Clemenger Theatre, National Gallery of Victoria and the Forum Theatre, Arts West, University of Melbourne. These keynote lectures are free public events but seating priority is given to conference delegates
  • Expert session chairs representing international art institutions including the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, Tate Britain, Birkbeck London University, The Power Institute of Art History, University of Sydney, National Gallery of Victoria, Australian National University, Canberra
  • Book launch with refreshments on Thursday 8 September at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne
  • Conference Opening Reception (drinks and canapés) on Thursday 8 September at Garden Restaurant, NGV (paid event)
  • Complimentary ticket to Late Night Friday at the NGV including exhibition viewing of Degas: A New Vision, and Late Night music
  • Conference Dinner (drinks starter, three courses and wine) on Saturday 10 September at Garden Restaurant, NGV (paid event)
  • Tea and coffee in the morning and afternoon during Conference sessions
  • Closing Forum with open panel discussion and debate including keynotes speakers

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Hugh Ramsay (born Scotland 1877, arrived Australia 1878, died 1906) 'Self-portrait in white jacket' 1901–02

Hugh Ramsay (born Scotland 1877, arrived Australia 1878, died 1906)
Self-portrait in white jacket
1901-02
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2002.235)