Anthropology Seminar

Contacts

Yasmine Musharbash
Anthropology Seminar

Semester 2 2020

Monday 10 August 3:00-4:00pm

Darja Hoenigman, ANU

“Our village name is spreading like fire”: Gold fever in a Sepik society, PNG

 

Monday 17 August 3:00-4:00pm

Nir Avieli, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

“Here I can Like Watermelon”: Culinary Redemption among African Hebrew Israelites

 

Monday 24 August 3:00-4:00pm

Catie Gressier, The University of Western Australia

Blood ties: Kinship, Reciprocity and Love on Heritage Breed Farms 

 

Monday 31 August 3:00-4:00pm

Ian Keen, ANU

Foragers or Farmers? Dark Emu and the Debate over Aboriginal Agriculture 

 

Monday 21 September 3:00-4:00pm

Amanda Kearney, Flinders University

Flatlands and Identity Politics: Broadening the Ontology of Relating     

 

Monday 28 September 3:00-4:00pm

Jim Fox, ANU

Comparative Austronesian Relationship Terminologies

 

Monday 12 October 3:00-4:00pm

Kalissa Alexeyeff, Melbourne University

Fashion Forward: rewriting history and place in Oceania

 

Monday 19 October 3:00-4:00pm

Pedram Khosronejad, Western Sydney University

Anthropology of Childhood Memory: Family Photographs and Autobiographical Remembering

 

Monday 26 October 3:00-4:00pm

Luis Angosto Ferrandez, Sydney University

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

 

Online FREE and open to all, registration not required

Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/2OEVSFr

Meeting ID: 937 9210 4939 

Passcode: 800615

Contact Email: soaa.admin.cass@anu.edu.au

No events in this series are currently scheduled. Details of future events will be posted as they become available.

Past events

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

26 Oct 2020

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

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Anthropology of Childhood Memory: Family Photographs and Autobiographical Remembering

19 Oct 2020

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...

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Fashion Forward: rewriting history and place in Oceania

12 Oct 2020

The opening pages of Joanne Entwistle’s book The Fashioned Body (2015) asks an intriguing question: does fashion refer only to dress and adornment found in...

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Comparative Austronesian Relationship Terminologies

28 Sep 2020

This is an exercise in what may be deemed ‘old fashioned’ anthropology. Based on a database of approximately 450 Austronesian terminologies and a methodology...

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Flatlands and Identity Politics: Broadening the Ontology of Relating

21 Sep 2020

This seminar is based on a larger project, entitled, ‘Keeping Company: An anthropology of being in relation’. This project aims to anthropologise the praxis of...

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Foragers or farmers? Dark Emu and the Debate over Aboriginal Agriculture

31 Aug 2020

Bruce Pascoe’s book Dark Emu, which has been a publishing phenomenon in Australia, argues that Aboriginal people were not ‘mere’ hunter-gatherers in 1788, but...

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Blood ties: Kinship, reciprocity and love on heritage breed farms

24 Aug 2020

Fantasies of human mastery over nature are difficult to sustain as a 125 nanometre virus wreaks havoc across the globe, while the ecological crisis highlights...

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“Here I can Like Watermelon”: Culinary Redemption among African Hebrew Israelites

17 Aug 2020

Every May, The African Hebrew Israelite Community (AHIC), a transnational millenarian group with its headquarters in the Israeli desert town of Dimona,...

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“Our village name is spreading like fire”: Gold fever in a Sepik society, PNG

10 Aug 2020

When the Awiakay discovered gold on their land, a cascade of dramatic changes shook their society to its roots. The village all but emptied out with so many...

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Philanthropic Foundations and Global Health

1 Jun 2020

About the Lecture:  Philanthropic foundations are often overlooked in the development literature despite their influence. Gates’, Ford, or the Rockefeller...

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