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16
Apr
‘15

LAUNCHED : A project to educate Cambodia's kids of the importance of heritage preservation

Dr Dougald O'Reilly launches a Kickstarter project for Heritage Watch - a non-profit organisation dedicated to the preservation of Cambodias cultural heritage.     TO MAKE A DONATION AND FOR THE FULL STORY PLEASE CLICK ON THE...

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14
Apr
‘15

MEDIA COVERAGE of Springbank Island

The Springbank Island dig has generated a lot of excitement and interest. The Open Day will be this Saturday and a Ferry Service will be Running from West Acton wharf near the museum. Here are links to some of the great coverage and below are...

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10
Apr
‘15

Election to Membership of the Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton

  Three Laulku Sisters clowning around at Francesca's New Guinea field site, Kailge, Western Highlands Professor Francesca Merlan has been elected a member of the Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, for the academic year 2015-2016....

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26
Mar
‘15

Launch of Historic Ethnography of women's lives in the Central Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Launch of  historic ethnography of women’s lives in the Central Highlands of Papua New Guinea – Anthropology at ANU. On March 12, a book Wives and Wanderers in a New Guinea Highlands Society, was launched in the Butlin Archives,...

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25
Mar
‘15

Gender Institute Masters Thesis Prize for Excellence in Gender Research

Congratulations to Elizabeth Cowan for being awarded a Masters Thesis Prize by the ANU Gender Institute. Her work was an example of a University/ NGO collaboration. Her Thesis was titled: Non-tradition aspirations versus gendered expectations: Young...

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26
Feb
‘15

BIO-ANTHROPOLOGY - Graves, Monkeys, Murder and Evolution

ANU BIO-ANTHROPOLOGY Graves, Monkeys, Murder and Evolution! Professor Colin Groves talks about the breadth of research in the field of Bio-Anthropology.

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29
Jan
‘15

Emeritus Professor Ken Taylor introduces a NEW BOOK - Conserving Cultural Landscapes

Archaeology & Museum Studies Ken Taylor on the human side of heritage conservation Ken Taylor, co-editor of  Conserving Cultural Landscapes: Challenges and New Directions, discusses the interdependence between people, their...

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21
Oct
‘14

Canberra's invitation to the Springbank Project

Canberra's invitation to the Springbank Project Dr Duncan Wright in association with the Canberra Archaeological Society confirms that the Society has succeeded in being awarded a grant of $17000 from the 2014-2015 ACT Heritage Grants Program...

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19
Dec
‘14

Endeavour Scholarship recipient to research 'cultural protocols' within the Australian context.

Julie Woods a PhD scholar from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst: MA, was successful in being awarded an Endeavour Research Fellowship for 6 months in 2015. She will be hosted by the School from March – November and supervised by Dr...

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19
Dec
‘14

Amnesty International Grant allows the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to be translated into an indigenous language.

Sarah Holcombe (ARC Future Fellow) was successful in being awarded a small grant from Amnesty International Australia; from their Human Rights Innovation Fund. From the 3rd – 15th November two of her research collaborators from Papunya (Lance...

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