This month on THE FAMILIAR STRANGE

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ON THE BLOG: https://thefamiliarstrange.com/blogs – What the Tech Sector Could Learn from Anthropology – Land, Labour & Society in Aceh: Chandra Jayawardena’s unpublished fieldnotes – Does Anthropology Have a Point? – Forgotten Violence against Backpackers in Australia – Another Life: Ethnographic Experimentation – The Neoliberal University is Making us Sick: Who’s to Blame? ON THE PODCAST: https://thefamiliarstrange.com/podcast […]

ANU-trained Anthropologist Named Foreign Minister of Timor-Leste

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DionĂ­sio Babo-Soares, who received his doctorate in Anthropology from the ANU under the supervision of Prof James Fox, has been announced as the new Foreign Minister of Timor-Leste. Dr Babo-Soares completed his dissertation, ‘Branching from the Trunk: East Timorese Perceptions ofNationalism in Transition’, in 2003. In the same year, he coedited the ANU Press volume Out of the […]

Semester 2 2018: ANU Anthropology Wednesday morning seminars

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Please feel free to circulate this information onward and/or post it in any forums! All seminars are Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 a.m. in room 1.13, Coombs Extension Building All are welcome! 25 July: Helen James, ANU What does disaster risk science contribute to sustainability?: Exploring STEM-HASS interactions for better ecological and societal outcomes 1 August: Yujie Zhu, ANU […]