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21
Oct
‘14

GRANT SUCCESS ! from the ACT Heritage Grants Program

Announcing Grant Success from the ACT Heritage Grants Program! 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...

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10
Oct
‘14

Dr Christine Helliwell visits World War 2 Veterans in Perth as part of ARC Linkage Project

Dr Christine Helliwell visits Ex-World War 2 Veterans in Perth as part of ARC Linkage Project Dr Christine Helliwell, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, has been awarded $261,365 for her project. This amount is 90% of the requested budget. The...

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07
Oct
‘14

Copper Colonies Research in South Australia being led by SAA Academics and Visiting Fellow.

SAA Visitor Dr. Ash Lenton is in the process of taking a segment for South Australian TV about the historical and heritage significance of 19th century copper mining settlements. Dr Lenton is participating in community meetings alongside SA and...

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22
Aug
‘14

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...

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21
Aug
‘14

Dr Aubrey Parke Book Launch and Lecture

Dr Aubrey Parke - A lifetime of Archaeological Research On August 29th we will be launching "Degei's Descendants: spirits, place and people in pre-Cession Fiji" by the late Dr Aubrey Parke (Terra Australis 41, ANU Press). Dr Parke...

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18
Aug
‘14

WARLPIRI DRAWINGS at the National Museum of Australia - curated by Dr Melinda Hinkson

A fabulous exhibition at the the National Museum of Australia has been curated by Dr Melinda Hinkson from SAA. This exhibition was curated for the National Museum of Australia by Dr Melinda Hinkson, Australian National University, in collaboration...

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26
Jun
‘14

CAR LECTURE - Dr Jim Specht - The Lapita Cultural Complex and the Bismarck Archipelago

Centre for Archaeological Research Seminar Series: Dr Jim Specht: The Lapita Cultural Complex and the Bismark Archipelago: Origins and Problems. Jim Specht’s career at the Australian Museum spanned almost thirty years, over half as Head of...

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01
May
‘14

SAA staff receive awards in teaching, supervision and learning

Dr. Simone Dennis and Dr. Alison Behie   Congratulations to the following SAA staff for their outstanding contribution to Teaching, Learning and Supervision within ANU recognised by the 2014 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in...

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02
Sep
‘14

School of Archaeology and Anthropology welcomes new staff

  Dr Geoff Kushnick is a new member of the Biological Anthropology staff. He has a PhD in Biocultural Anthropology from the University of Washington in Seattle, and recently conducted a study of cousin marriage in Indonesia as part of the...

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06
Aug
‘14

Exhibition: Enslaved in a Magdalene Laundry, Adelaide, curated by SOAA Visitor Dr. Adele Chynoweth

   

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