SYNAPSE Seminar 12 April

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: Palaeodemographic advances and potential applications in the Pacific region Speaker: Clare McFadden When: 12 April 2021, 2pm-3:30pm 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.

SYNAPSE Seminar 1 March

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: Leadership and its Social Correlates in Contact-Era New Guinea Speaker: Prof Paul “Jim” Roscoe When: 1 March 2021, 6pm-7.30pm 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 registrationContinue reading “SYNAPSE Seminar 1 March”

ECDI ARC funding success

Congratulations to João Teixeira, Kim Sterelny and Evan Kidd João Teixeira for his success in winning a Discovery Early Career Researcher and joining our Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative interdisciplinary team with the project, “Encounters with hominids: the history of human arrival in Sahul” Kim Sterelny on his successful Discovery Project, “Beyond Scenarios: Testable ModelsContinue reading “ECDI ARC funding success”

SYNAPSE Seminar 7 December

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: The Interplay of Headhunting, Pacification & Diseases among the Marind-Anim Speaker: Dr John Richens When: 7 December 2020, 6pm-7.30pm 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 registrationContinue reading “SYNAPSE Seminar 7 December”

SYNAPSE Seminar 30 November

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: Innovation as Process: A Social Archaeological Approach Speaker: Ass Prof Catherine Frieman When: 30 November 2020, 2pm-3.30pm 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.

Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative PhD Scholarship

Applications close 27 November 2020 The ANU’s Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative is offering a fully funded competitive PhD scholarship stipend with tuition fee remission for 3.5 years, with generous support provisions, for applicants of Pacific Islander heritage, with a preference for citizens of Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu or the Solomon Islands (citizens of Australia,Continue reading “Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative PhD Scholarship”

Investigating the Evolution of Cultural Diversity

The Evolution of Cultural Diversity Initiative (ECDI) unites researchers from multiple disciplines and institutions to investigate how Oceania came to be the most culturally and linguistically diverse region on the globe. ECDI Research Fellow Ben Shaw reflects on this effort and describes how the field school he has proposed will further the mission of theContinue reading “Investigating the Evolution of Cultural Diversity”

SYNAPSE Seminar 16 November

This seminar is part of SYNAPSE: The CHL trans-disciplinary seminar series Seminar: Comparative Cultural Psychology – Envisioning a Research Program Speaker: Prof Daniel Haun When: 16 November 2020, 5pm-6pm 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.