October 2017

11
Oct
2017

Tracing the cereal trail: archaeobotany of plant use and culture change on Taiwan, 6000-4000 years ago

Tuukka Kaikkonen

This TPR seminar presents the background, rationale and approach to my PhD research project, where I propose to investigate the relationship between plant use and culture change on Taiwan during the Neolithic period between c.

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18
Oct
2017

Chinese and West African Music and Dance in Australia

Dr Tsai Tsan-Huang and Dr Dr Bonnie McConnell

Come and learn about Chinese Lion Dance performance, and West African music from Senegal. You will gain an understanding of Chinese and West African performances and their histories in Australia.

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26
Oct
2017

Sport, Masculinity, and Neoliberalism: Cameroonian Footballers, Fijian Rugby Players, and Senegalese Wrestlers

Professor Niko Besnier

In the Global South since the 1980s, as economic downturns under pressure from the forces of neoliberalism have eroded social relations and pauperized populations, sport and athletes’ bodies have become major focus of attention in many countries, offering promises of a better future that lies els

Niko Besnier

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