AIEMCA 2012 Call For Papers – Abstracts Due Sept 15

The biennial AIEMCA 2012 conference Call For Papers has been released. The conference theme is Knowledge and Asymmetries in Action. It will be held on November 29 – 30, 2012  at The Ship Inn, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

  • Associate Professor Michael Emmison, The University of Queensland, School of Social Science
  • Dr Max Travers, University of Tasmania, School of Sociology & Social Work

For further information, see the conference website or contact the Conference Chair, Dr Sean Rintel, at either or

Trouble’s telling on Men’s Helpline: New thesis

A new (very recently minted) Thesis by Rebecca Feo from the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide has been uploaded to the repository

The thesis title is “Asymmetry in interaction on a men’s relationship counselling helpline: Managing the competing relevancies of troubles-telling and service provision” and is a continuation of CA’s program of studies in helpline-interaction.