We are pleased to announce that the Food Politics: From the Margins to the Mainstream conference will be held at the Baha’i Centre of Learning in Hobart on Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July 2016. We are looking forward to an exciting and diverse selection of papers – please see the Conference Schedule and Abstract Book for more details.
The conference registration fee is $150 waged, $100 unwaged. You can register here.
Venue and Accommodation
The Baha’i Centre of Learning is located at 1 Tasman Highway (on the corner of the Tasman Highway and Brooker Avenue). The venue is a short walk from the Hobart CBD and a 10 minute drive from the University of Tasmania’s Sandy Bay campus. Limited parking is available at the venue.
Please find below a list of suggested accommodation options in the Hobart area. We recommend booking as soon as possible as Hobart can be a popular tourist destination at this time of year due to the Festival of Voices.
Address: 1 Davey Street, Hobart 7000
Phone: 1800 753 379 or (03) 6235 4535
Rate: $175 per night for a Mountainside room or $210 per night for a Harbour view room. This is a UTAS corporate rate – delegates will need to mention they are with UTAS when booking.
Address: 58 Collins Street
Phone: (03) 6226 1111
Rate: from $139 per night (Queen Bedroom) to $199 per night (1 bedroom apartment). This is a UTAS corporate rate – delegates will need to mention they are with UTAS when booking.
Address: 15 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000
Phone: (03) 6270 1444
Rate: $165-200 per night for a Deluxe Studio Apartment.
Address: 167 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6220 7100
Rate: Executive Queen room from $111 per night.
For further options, please visit the Tourism Tasmania website.