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White grief, happy friendship: Jane Goodale and emotional anthropological research
17
Feb
2019

White grief, happy friendship: Jane Goodale and emotional anthropological research

Abstract: 'In the 1950s, anthropologist Jane Goodale had bright hopes for her informant Happy Cook, an Aboriginal girl from the Tiwi...
Laura Rademaker's new quest to awaken sleeping Indigenous languages
11
Feb
2019

Laura Rademaker's new quest to awaken sleeping Indigenous languages

ANU School of History's Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr Laura Rademaker has been featured in the latest edition of Canberra's City News...
The elimination of Aboriginal languages and the legacy of colonisation
21
Jan
2019

The elimination of Aboriginal languages and the legacy of colonisation

'2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. But the state of Australia's Indigenous languages is not good. Of the 250 or so...
 Why do so few Aussies speak an Australian language?
18
Jan
2019

Why do so few Aussies speak an Australian language?

'Linguistically speaking, Australia is special. With around 250 languages spoken when Australia was first colonised, Australia was one of...
ARC research on the deep human past inspires a musical response
18
Dec
2018

ARC research on the deep human past inspires a musical response

"In 2018, ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellow, Professor Ann McGrath, a historian at The Australian National University (ANU), was...
Aileen Marwung Walsh in The Conversation - Friday essay: back to Moore River and finding family
18
Dec
2018

Aileen Marwung Walsh in The Conversation - Friday essay: back to Moore River and finding family

Exercept from Aileen Marwung Walsh, Laureate PhD student's piece titled Friday essay: back to Moore River and finding family: "Untangling...
Researchers join at ANU to explore ways of viewing the past
12
Dec
2018

Researchers join at ANU to explore ways of viewing the past

Speakers from around Australia and the world have recently come together at ANU for the Deep Human Past’s Inaugural International Symposium...

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