Past events

25
Feb
2021

Craniometric differences in mountain gorilla populations: New skeletal material from Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

Gorilla biology provides an important framework for reconstructing variation in the primate lineage and understanding the ecological factors shaping this...
12
Feb
2021

How does evolution shape us as a species?

  In celebration of International Darwin Day 2021, ANU biological anthropologists will discuss how they use evolutionary principles in their research...
05
Nov
2020

Research Ethics Seminar: Ethics and Development Studies

Abstract The issue of obtaining ethics clearance for research in development studies’ interdisciplinary fields is often a cause of frustration and confusion....
26
Oct
2020

Escaping Natures: an Ethnography of Life and Rent in Gran Sabana, Venezuela

Participants in the Wings Project (Proyecto Alas) sublimated all the characteristics of escapist visits to the Gran Sabana region, in southern Venezuela. A few...
22
Oct
2020

The human-ape interface in an unprotected Cameroonian forest

Abstract The Cross River gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) and the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes ellioti) are two relatively unknown ape taxa...
19
Oct
2020

Anthropology of Childhood Memory: Family Photographs and Autobiographical Remembering

In this talk, Ms Helga (Girschik) Griffin and myself will talk about the life story of German civilians who moved to Persia (Iran) during 1930s for the...
15
Oct
2020

The impact of tourism on gibbons: developing best practice guidelines from case studies in Cambodia and China

Abstract  Nature-based tourism can be a useful conservation tool in regions of high biodiversity value if based on scientific research.  Despite the existence...

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