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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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ANU OPEN DAY - 29 AUGUST

ANU OPEN DAY - 29 AUGUST

ANU Open Day – 29 August Open Day is your opportunity to visit our beautiful campus, get the answers to all of your questions and hear about student life at ANU. The campus will be open all day, offering you the chance to explore the excellent facilities, meet our world-class staff, speak with our students and experience all that the campus has to offer.

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ANU students uncover World War I training trenches

ANU students uncover World War I training trenches

Canberra archeologists have discovered the ACT's own piece of the Somme, a 2.5 hectare complex of trenches, barbed wire entanglements and fox holes used to prepare officer trainees for the Western Front, from 1916 to 1918.

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Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development

Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development

Do you want to understand the development and aid fields to make positive change in developing countries? With the MAAPD, you will learn theoretical, analytical and critical approaches to development whilst applying those insights to specific aid contexts.

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Archaeologists uncover century-old trenches used to train World War I soldiers at Duntroon in Canberra

Archaeologists uncover century-old trenches used to train World War I soldiers at Duntroon in Canberra

Archaeologists in Canberra have discovered the remains of 100-year-old training trenches built by Australian soldiers preparing to fight in World War I.

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FLINT DAGGERS IN PRE-HISTORIC EUROPE

FLINT DAGGERS IN PRE-HISTORIC EUROPE

Flint daggers have been among the most closely studied and most heavily published later prehistoric lithic tools. This new volume, edited by Catherine Frieman, sheds light on the regional variability and socio-technical complexity of flint daggers and their production.

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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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