ECDI Update: October 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News Joao Teieria recently participated on an episode discussing human evolution in South Asia for a YouTube channel discussing his work – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKUKoLdWdPQ From 3-28 September the first Archaeology fieldschool in Papua New Guinea was run, in partnership withContinue reading “ECDI Update: October 2022 activities”

SYNAPSE Seminar 24 October

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: Objects as evidence of trade and connection in Melanesia Speaker: Lissant Boulton When: 24 Oct 2022, 2pm-3.30pm AEDT Registration via Eventbrite This is an online event and will be hosted via Zoom; Login details for the Zoom event will be included in your Eventbrite registration email.

ECDI Update: September 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News ____________________ Seminars, Workshops, Conferences CoEDL End of Centre Event Public LectureWednesday 28 September  CoEDL Advisory Committee member Clint Bracknell will give a public lecture titled Waabarangara! Invigorating a community of speakers via performance. Register to attend here.  … International Symposium onContinue reading “ECDI Update: September 2022 activities”

ECDI Update: August 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News Media release – 29 August – A 1,000-year-old skeleton from Portugal has been uncovered with a rare genetic condition that gives men an extra X chromosomeThe study coordinated by Joao Teixeira, brought together a multidisciplinary team that combined genetic,Continue reading “ECDI Update: August 2022 activities”

ECDI Update: July 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News Kuwae – the Volcanic Eruption that Launched the Modern WorldThe Engaged ANU Pilot Project supports academics to communicate their research to the people and communities where it matters – in an imaginative, creative and engaging way. The PilotContinue reading “ECDI Update: July 2022 activities”

ECDI Update: June 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News Simon Haberle is currently on fieldwork on King Island, Tasmania and you can keep up with what he is up to on Twitter – https://twitter.com/thatpollenguy/status/1540447212643446784 Currently, Nick Evans is in Paris for the opening of the Fondation Cartier exhibitionContinue reading “ECDI Update: June 2022 activities”

SYNAPSE Seminar 1 August

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: No community is an island: Unpacking a tricky terminology using Oceanic examples Speaker: James L. Flexner When: 1 August 2022, 2pm-3.30pm AEST Registration via Eventbrite This is an online event and will be hosted via Zoom; Login details for the Zoom event will be included inContinue reading “SYNAPSE Seminar 1 August”

ECDI Update: May 2022 activities

This is a monthly update about the Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) activities and upcoming events. News Congratulations to Ben Shaw for being elected to the Society of Antiquaries of London as 2022 Fellow: www.sal.org.uk/2022/04/28-april-ballot-results/ Joao Teixeira interviewed for Who was the first human? Identifying them is tricky, but it was not our species, Homosapiens, 22Continue reading “ECDI Update: May 2022 activities”