Croatian Studies Conference 2024

Heritage and New Horizons: Croatia and Croatians in a Global Context Conference

Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 February 2024

It is with great pleasure that the Macquarie University Croatian Studies Centre, in partnership with the Croatian Studies Foundation invite all interested researchers to participate in the international conference Heritage and New Horizons: Croatia and Croatians in a Global Context on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the introduction of Croatian Studies at Macquarie University.

The conference will take place on Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 February 2024 at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

The conference will highlight a diverse range of fields and research foci, including Croatian language and linguistics, Croatian history and archaeology, and Croats, their language, culture, history, and achievements throughout the centuries. Participants will join a vibrant community of scholars dedicated to advancing Croatian studies and promoting Croatian language education in Australia and beyond.

You can now view the conference program.and the Book of Abstracts.

Registrations are now closed. Please reach out to our team at: if you have any questions.









Key Dates



Applications to present open

1 March 2023

Applications to present close

25 August 2023

Registrations open

1 September 2023

Abstract reviews completed and authors notified of outcome

10 September 2023

General program published on conference website 

1 November 2023

Registration deadline for presenters

15 January 2024

Final program published on conference website

1 February 2024

Registrations close

1 February 2024

Call for papers

The call for papers for this conference is now closed. 

Language and Linguistics

Croatia as a Sporting Nation

Croatian Folklore

Croatian Language School Outside Croatia

Cultural and Cross-cultural Studies

Economic and Community Development

History and Archaeology

Literature and Comparative Literature 

Migrations and Demographics

Networking and International Dialogues

Science, Technology, and Innovation

Social Harmony and Global Croatia

Transnationalism and Identity

The abstracts will go through a double-blind peer-refereeing process and will be published in the conference book of abstracts. The conference languages will be English and Croatian.


Macquarie University

Croatian Studies Foundation

Central State Office for Croatians Abroad

Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb

Republic of Croatia - Ministry of Science and Education

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which Macquarie University stands - the Wallumattagal Clan of the Dharug Nation - whose cultures and customs have nurtured, and continue to nurture, this land since time immemorial. We pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.

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