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17
Aug
‘15

NEW BOOK - NGOs and Political Change - A History of the Australian Council for International Development

NGOs and Political Change- A history of the Australian Council for International Development Patrick Kilby’s new book NGOs and Political Change- A history of the Australian Council for International Development is now available online from...

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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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03
Jul
‘15

Live-streaming audio for the 8th International Lapita Conference

The 8th International Lapita Conference organised by the ANU and the Vanuatu Cultural Centre will be live streaming audio of its sessions on Mon 6th, Tues 7th, Thurs 9th, and Friday 10th July on the internet channel <Fm.vu> - just google it....

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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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08
May
‘15

Fashioning Museums

Fashioning Museums Conference https://fashioning-museums.squarespace.com February 1-3 2016 Fashioning Museums Conference is to explore and discuss the nexus between fashion and museums. The combination of museum studies and fashion theory is...

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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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31
Mar
‘15

CBAP Project Launch

Last night the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ian Young, launched Professor Matthew Spriggs' new ARC Laureate Project: The Collective Biography of Archaeology in the Pacific - A Hidden History. The five year project (known as CBAP for short)...

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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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