Australian Fulbright Alumni Association (AFAA)

Upcoming events

    • 01 Mar 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • University House Common Room, Australian National University, Canberra

    The salon will be a discussion of the Australian-American relationship in its broadest sense, including political, economic and cultural aspects. What can Australian learn from the United States? How can Australia emulate the successes of America - an economic powerhouse, a cultural melting pot, a leader in developing pioneering technologies - while avoiding some of its challenges such as economic inequality, racial divisions and political polarisation?

    The event will be hosted by the Australian Fulbright Alumni Association. Fulbright scholars from both countries will be present at the event, along with Fulbright alumni, and students from the Australian National University. The event will be free to attend and capped to 120 places. The event is supported by the United States Embassy. The event will run in conjunction with the Fulbright Scholar Orientation Program run by the Australian-American Fulbright Commission.

    The event will include speakers followed by morning tea refreshments. RSVPs will be open closer to the event.

    • 01 Mar 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • University House, Australian National University

    The Australian Fulbright Alumni Association Annual General Meeting will be held the evening of March 1 in Canberra.

    We invite members to join us for the AGM and dinner for those interested in continuing the evening.

    The AGM agenda is as follows:

    5:00pm - President welcome and 2018 report

    5:20pm - Treasurer financial report and member vote to approve

    5:30pm - Member vote to confirm new Committee member positions

    5:35pm - Events and member engagement in 2019

    6:00pm  - AGM formal agenda closes and moves into social component.

    For those interested, we will move to the dining room at 6:00pm for dinner and drinks (individual checks).

    If you wish to join remotely we will be providing teleconference access via Zoom. Please email Vanessa Adams for teleconference details: 

    • 07 Nov 2019
    • 08 Nov 2019
    • Sydney, NSW

    The Australian Fulbright Alumni Association is pleased to announce a save the date for its biennial conference. The 2019 Conference theme is: Global partnerships to local action.

    The Fulbright Program is a flagship example of cultural exchange aimed at increasing bi national research collaboration, cultural understanding, and the exchange of ideas. The first Fulbright Program grantees traveled overseas in 1948. Since its inception in Australia in 1949, the Fulbright Commission has awarded over 5,000 scholarships, creating a vibrant, dynamic, and interconnected network of Alumni. November 2018 – November 2019 marks a year of celebrating the Fulbright’s 70th anniversary. In this vein – our AFAA conference theme is Global Partnerships. In today’s age of globalization, the establishment of global partnerships is critical.  Countries must work together to achieve collective goals, such as tackling climate change, sustainable development, and establishing effective economic trade policy.  This one day conference will feature symposium on these topics and more.

Past events

26 Nov 2018 2018 WA Fulbright Annual Dinner
20 Nov 2018 2018 Australian Fulbright Alumni Association Salon
29 Aug 2018 Victoria Quarterly Gathering: Telling the story of the Fulbright program: From 'war junk' to 'the greatest action taken'
03 Jun 2018 Join Alumnus Professor Carole Fink: West Germany and Israel: Nine Tumultuous Years 1965-1974
27 May 2018 Join Alumnus Professor Carole Fink: Jewish Diplomacy and the Politics of War and Peace, 1914-1919
24 May 2018 TEDxFulbright Canberra hosted by Australian-American Fulbright Commission
22 May 2018 Victoria Chapter Quarterly Social Gathering
20 May 2018 Join Alumnus Danae Killian: Recital and launch of CD Ernest Bloch: Viola and Piano
13 May 2018 Join Alumnus Professor Carole Fink: Two remarkable Rebels
29 Apr 2018 NSW New Fulbright Scholar Welcome event - fish and chips at Balmoral
23 Mar 2018 Fulbright Alumnus, Dr Donna Coleman, performing ith the Melbourne Sinfonia
22 Mar 2018 Victoria New Fulbright Scholar Welcome
22 Mar 2018 Australian Fulbright Alumni Association 2018 Annual General Meeting
09 Mar 2018 Fulbright Alumnus, Dr Donna Coleman, free solo piano concert
02 Dec 2017 Tasmania Thanksgiving Celebration
23 Nov 2017 Happy Thanksgiving!
18 Nov 2017 Australian Fulbright Alumni Association Inaugural Conference
17 Nov 2017 Annual Victorian Salon
26 Oct 2017 Victorian Chapter Gathering - Sociable Sam: Mark Twain Among Friends
12 Oct 2017 Annual WA Gala Dinner
12 Sep 2017 Victorian Chapter Gathering - A Recipe for Disaster: how climate change affects nutrition globally, and what we can do about it
09 Jul 2017 Tasmanian winter breakfast
02 Jul 2017 Fish & Chips in Balmoral
15 Jun 2017 Victorian Chapter Quarterly Social Gathering
09 May 2017 Encore – Dean's Lecture Series: Interdisciplinary Soundings - Featuring Fulbright Alumnus Dr. Zachary Dunbar
09 Mar 2017 Australian Fulbright Alumni Association 2017 Annual General Meeting
24 Nov 2016 Informal Counter Tea to congratulate Anya Reading Tasmania Fulbright Scholar 2016
17 Nov 2016 2016 Victoria Chapter Australian Fulbright Alumni Association Salon
27 Oct 2016 WA Chapter of the Australian Fulbright Alumni Association Annual Dinner
01 Apr 2016 Australian Fulbright Alumni Association Annual General Meeting
19 Nov 2015 Victoria State Chapter Salon Event
20 Dec 2014 Queensland Chapter Christmas Party

Australia Fulbright Alumni Association. ACT Registered No. A01934. ABN 99 730 723 674. PO Box 5037, University of TAS LPO, Sandy Bay, TAS 7005.

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