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14
Jul
‘15

Anthropology News: Return of Reay Volume to the Wahgi Valley

Anthropology News: Return of Reay volume to the Wahgi Valley In July 2015 Francesca Merlan went to Kudzip, Minj and Kondambi in the Wahgi Valley of Papua New Guinea to give copies of a recently published book on women’s lives in the region...

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02
Jul
‘15

When is an Image Not an IMAGE?

The recent Art of Anthropology exhibition highlighted publicly that beneath an image captured by an anthropologist is often a unique story and the telling of such stories gives an indirect insight into the fascinating research world of anthropology...

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24
Jun
‘15

Childcare norms change as society industrialises - Royal Society Open Science

Childcare norms change as society industrialises 24 June 2015 http://www.anu.edu.au/news/all-news/childcare-norms-change-as-society-industrialises A study of childcare across societies has found a range of factors influence women's decisions to...

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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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