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Springbank Island archaeologists find Aboriginal artefacts

Springbank Island archaeologists find Aboriginal artefacts

An archaeological dig led by Dr Duncan Wright in the heart of the National Capital has found a larger than expected number of artefacts left behind by European settlers and Aboriginal communities.

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The Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific - A Hidden History (CBAP)

The Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific - A Hidden History (CBAP)

The Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific - A Hidden History (CBAP) Professor Matthew Spriggs ARC Laureate Project 2015 - 2020

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The Archaeology of Portable Art - Symposium

The Archaeology of Portable Art - Symposium

As a part of the Symposium, two eminent international scholars will be coming to ANU in May: Francesco d’Errico (Université Bordeaux) and Stephen Loring (Smithsonian).

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Patrick Tjungurrayi : Beyond Borders

Patrick Tjungurrayi : Beyond Borders

New Book : Edited by Dr John Carty : Patrick Tjungurrayi : Beyond Borders

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CASS Teaching and Learning Award successes

CASS Teaching and Learning Award successes

Dr Catherine Frieman and Dr Trang Ta from the School of Archaeology and Anthropology have received CASS Teaching and Learning Awards in teaching and innovation.

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Dr Melinda Hinkson launches new book and exhibition at the National Museum of Australia

Dr Melinda Hinkson launches new book and exhibition at the National Museum of Australia

A three year collaborative and ARC funded project was respectfully acknowledged as Dr Melinda Hinkson launched her book 'Remembering the Future: Warlpiri Life Through the Prism of Drawing' and exhibition at the National Museum of Australia.

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Welcome to the School of Archaeology & Anthropology

The School of Archaeology and Anthropology combines five streams of social research and teaching: anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology and the interdisciplinary fields of development studies and heritage and museum studies. Collectively we are engaged with understanding past and present human experience in diverse and transforming social contexts.

Our school offers an innovative range of programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with particular strengths in archaeological sciencebiological anthropology, forensic anthropology, Australian Indigenous studies, medical anthropology, visual anthropology, applied and participatory development, and heritage studies.

ANU is the most research-intensive university in Australia and our staff are energetic teachers as well as active researchers working on projects across remote and metropolitan Australia, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Europe, South America and India.

Friends of SAA

SAA-Friends is an e-mail list devoted to keeping an open line of communication between the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, and current students, staff, visitors, alumni, and other friends. Members of the list will receive periodic messages regarding current events and other relevant information.

Field schools offered in 2015

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