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SYNAPSE Seminar 2 May

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: Politics of migration: New perspectives on the 3rd millennium in Europe Speaker: Daniela Hofmann & Martin Furholt When: 2 May 2022, 6pm-7.30pm AEST Registration via Eventbrite This is an online event and will be hosted via Zoom; Login details for the Zoom event will be includedContinue reading “SYNAPSE Seminar 2 May”

SYNAPSE Seminar 2 May

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: “The disease spread like fire among flax” (Thomson 1859). Questioning in the 21st Century the timing, magnitude and consequences of Pacific depopulation following European contacts Speaker: Christophe Sand When: 2 May 2022, 2pm-3.30pm AEST Registration via Eventbrite This is an online event and will be hostedContinue reading “SYNAPSE Seminar 2 May”

ECDI Update: April 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News New article out – Discovery sheds light on why Pacific islands were colonised – https://www.anu.edu.au/news/all-news/discovery-sheds-light-on-why-pacific-islands-were-colonised. Ben Shaw has also made available a video of the excavations as it progressed – https://youtu.be/zq-CoqN8K_U Two Papua New Guinean sisters are using Tiktok to teach Enga and theirContinue reading “ECDI Update: April 2022 activities”

Zoom Seminar 9 May

Image: Women and Children of Roas Bay in Malaita, Beattie, 1906 Seminar: History, Culture and Contemporary Gender Discourse: Tracing the Historical Progression of Gender Roles in Solomon Islands Speaker: Anna Kwai, ECDI PhD When: 9 May 2022, 10am-11.30am AEST This is an online event and will be hosted via Zoom. (Meeting ID: 891 8773 2737; Password: 535821) AbstractContinue reading “Zoom Seminar 9 May”

ECDI Update: March 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News World-first research confirms Australia’s forests became catastrophic fire risk after British invasion – https://theconversation.com/world-first-research-confirms-australias-forests-became-catastrophic-fire-risk-after-british-invasion-176563 ANU Field Schools See the Dawn in Mornington – https://chl.anu.edu.au/news-events/news/2058/anu-field-schools-see-dawn-mornington  The full set of  four ILARA lectures that Nick Evans gave are now available on YouTube: LectureContinue reading “ECDI Update: March 2022 activities”

ECDI Update: February 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News First ECDI field school diary summary – https://evolutionofculturaldiversity.anu.edu.au/2022/02/22/diary-of-the-ecdi-field-school-mornington-peninsula-6-19-feb-2022/ Great discussion with ECDI affiliate member Danielle Barth for International Mother Tongue Day – https://chl.anu.edu.au/news-events/news/2048/language-and-identity-conversation-dr-danielle-barth-occasion-international Welcome to the ECDI team Stephen Morey who is our latest affiliate member ____________________ Outreach Monthly SYNAPSEContinue reading “ECDI Update: February 2022 activities”