A 2-day symposium with James Ferguson (Stanford University) 6-7 September 2018, University of Melbourne For over twenty years James Ferguson has been at the forefront of some of the most critical interventions in anthropology and development studies – from his early explorations of the depoliticizing effects of development discourses in southern Africa to his more […]
ANU Religion Conference 2018 Theme: Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories: Global Perspectives 05-07 April 2018, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia Abstract Deadline: 7 February 2018 The study of sacred sites is a prominent feature in a number of disciplines. Sacred sites and stories and pilgrimage are the theme […]
Congratulations to Siobhan McDonnell for winning the Australian Anthropological Society prize for best PhD dissertation. Her dissertation was titled ‘My Land My Life: Power, Property and Identity in Land Transformations in Vanuatu’. Those of you who attended AAS in Adelaide may have heard the award announced there.
Some good news to start the year for ANU Anthropology. Kirsty Wissing, whom many of you know has just returned from Ghana, has won the Cherry Gertzel /AFSAAP Postgraduate Prize for 2017 from the African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific. She received it for a conference paper (which the Association has encouraged her […]
Have you checked our the excellent anthropology blog from our own PhD students, Julia Brown, Ian Pollock and Simon Theobald and Jodie-Lee Trembath? https://thefamiliarstrange.com Here they are making headlines 🙂 A new anthropology blog and podcast run by four ANU PhD students is making a wide impact. The Familiar Strange was created by Jodie-Lee Trembath […]