August 2017

01
Aug
2017

Book Launch: Bearing Witness - Essays in honour of Brij V. Lal

Professor Michael Wesley

Join CAP Dean Michael Wesley and contributing authors for the launch of Bearing Witness - Essays in honour of Brij V. Lal at Menzies Library. The book is edited by Doug Munro and Jack Corbett. Refreshments will be provided.

Book

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04
Aug
2017

Risky Business? Creative Approaches to Research Engagement and Impact

Dr Katerina Teaiwa

Universities and funding bodies are increasingly giving more weight to research engagement and impact but what is that and how does one build it into research design and approaches?

Risky Business

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08
Aug
2017

Self-Reflective Yoga: Practice-based Learning

Alan Goode

Taught by Alan Goode, Director of Yoga Mandir, this free workshop is the third of three workshops that will introduce you to key ideas about yoga and show you how to understand your experiences beyond your physical body.

Yoga

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09
Aug
2017

Stunted?: An Ethnography of Growth and Development

Dr Annie McCarthy

Globally one in four children or 159 million children are stunted. Stunting, understood biomedically as low height for age is considered a largely irreversible process resulting from chronic malnutrition, particularly during the first two years of a child’s life.

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15
Aug
2017

“Ideas of India” – Seminar by Dipesh Chakrabarty

Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty

In 1997, fifty years after India and Pakistan were declared independent and sovereign nation-states, Sunil Khilnani wrote his book ‘The Idea of India’ in which he declared “Of the many possible ideas of India, The Idea of India makes the case for one in particular because it is the only one that

Dipesh Chakrabarty

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16
Aug
2017

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17
Aug
2017

Internal variation in Samoan and language diversification across the South Pacific

Hedvig Skirgard

This presentation is my Mid Term Review (MTR) for my PhD project on language diversification and variation in Samoan.

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17
Aug
2017

Renaissance Cultures as Counter-Revolutionary Weapons: Ceremonial Music in Taiwan’s Chinese Cultural Renaissance Movement

Dr Tsan-Huang Tsai

The Chinese Cultural Renaissance was launched in Taiwan in opposition to the Cultural Revolution in the People’s Republic of China.

Tsan-Huang Tsai

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18
Aug
2017

Speaking for Ourselves: Kawato Perspectives on Matriliny and Missionisation

Salmah Eva-Lina Lawrence

Narrowly conceived, this is an historical ethnographic study of the indigenous people who participated in the Kwato Mission in the matrilineal Milne Bay Province of Papua New Guinea.

The Pacific

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18
Aug
2017

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Research Showcase

Various

The College of Asia & the Pacific Research Showcase is an opportunity for you to learn more about the research that is being undertaken at the College across the areas of:

  • Development

  • Security

  • Governance

showcase

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18
Aug
2017

Ten Thousand Years of Cultivation at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Associate Professor Tim Denham

The archaeological site at Kuk Swamp in the highlands of Papua New Guinea contains evidence of cultivation practices extending back at least 7000-6400 years ago, and possibly to 10,000 years ago.

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22
Aug
2017

Borderland Colonialism In Jiandao: Japan's Continental Policy And The Korean Question, 1905-1932

Andrew De Lisle

The Japanese Empire¹s involvement in eastern Manchuria¹s Jiandao region (now part of China and known as the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture) has received relatively little attention in Anglosphere scholarship.

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24
Aug
2017

The Human and the Geological: On Anthropocene Time

Dipesh Chakrabarty

This lecture discusses how distinctly geological and sociological ideas undergo

Dipesh Chakrabarty

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