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School of Archaeology and Anthropology welcomes new staff

School of Archaeology and Anthropology welcomes new staff

The School welcomes a number of new academic staff into the disciplines of Anthropology, Archaeology and Biological Anthropology.

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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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Professor Matthew Spriggs receives 2014 ARC Laureate Fellowship

Professor Matthew Spriggs receives 2014 ARC Laureate Fellowship

Congratulations to Professor Matthew Spriggs, who has been awarded $2.4 million by the ARC to undertake his project, The collective biography of archaeology in the Pacific: a hidden history.

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Warlpiri Drawings

Warlpiri Drawings

National Museum of Australia
14 Aug 2014 - 31 May 2015
Curated by Dr Melinda Hinkson

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 Bringing health awareness to life on campus

Bringing health awareness to life on campus

Students from the School of Archaeology and Anthropology recently showcased their skills in communicating some of the world’s most significant health problems

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SAA staff receive awards in teaching, supervision and learning

SAA staff receive awards in teaching, supervision and learning

Dr Alison Behie, Dr Simone Dennis and Dr Sharon Peoples have been recognised by the 2014 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Education.

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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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Updated: 26 October 2014/ Responsible Officer:  Head of School / Page Contact:  Web Publisher