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26
May
17
Cultural Heritage Fever in China: Discourse and Practices
Friday, 26th May 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Abstract: Since the UNESCO World Heritage Convention was ratified by China in 1985, the country has had fifty of its national sites inscribed as World Heritage. The ratification of the World Heritage...

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19
May
17
Patterns in the Past: Mulvaneys in heritage protection and the Dampier Archipelago
Friday, 19th May 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  A lavishly illustrated talk on the ancient petroglyphs of the Dampier Archipelago and the issue of heritage protection when 50,000 years of culture challenges 50 years of industry. Dr Ken...

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18
May
17
Fossils, skulls, and brains: bridging paleoneurology and medicine
Thursday, 18th May 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The fossil record generally provides incomplete information on anatomical variation and, mostly when dealing with brain, it only deals with gross external morphology. Despite these limitations,...

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24
Mar
17
“Karajarri Cultural Database: reclaiming information and knowledge to inform land management and influence policy development”
Friday, 24th March 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
“Karajarri Cultural Database: reclaiming information and knowledge to inform land management and influence policy development” By Sam Bayley, Anna Dwyer, Mervyn Mulardy, Wynston Sesar-...

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23
Mar
17
The value of rarity in sexual behaviour
Thursday, 23rd March 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Rob is a biologist curious about how variation in behaviour arises and is maintained in the face of selection. He will present some of his work on mate choice addressing how variation in secondary...

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17
Mar
17
Professor Brian Fagan - The Big Fish Come to Land - The History of Fishing
Friday, 17th March 2017 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

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16
Mar
17
How Teeth Shed Light on Our Evolutionary Past
Thursday, 16th March 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teeth are some of the best preserved and most commonly-recovered elements in human fossil assemblages, leading to more than a century of comparative studies of tooth size and shape. Dental tissues...

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15
Mar
17
The Backward looking curiosity - the History of Archaeology
Wednesday, 15th March 2017 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Presented by The Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific (CBAP) ARC Laureate Project To understand the history of archaeology is one way to understand ourselves. Brian Fagan explores the...

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10
Mar
17
Dr Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller "Shedding Light on Ancient Inscriptions using 3D models"
Friday, 10th March 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

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06
Feb
17
MASTER CLASS - "Lithic Identification and Analysis"
Monday, 6th February 2017 - 10:00am - Friday, 10th February 2017 - 10:00am
  Exciting opportunity to develop skills in stone artefact analysis: As part of the Master of Archaeological Science Program, the School of Archaeology and Anthropology is seeking expressions...

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