Heritage and Museums Seminar Series


Heritage and Museums Seminar Series

The Centre holds a series of regular seminars on current issues in the field. 

Past events

The involvement of Ezidi families in children’s “Family hour” program in rural Australia: Opportunities and challenges

19 Apr 2024

Refugee children, similar to other children, are exposed to diverse ecological systems in which their families and communities play a significant role in...

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A Song With No Boss

25 May 2023

In this presentation we discuss the process of making A Song with No Boss, a podcast and website from archival audio recordings released in November 2022....

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Integrating Biocultural Functional Traits as Indicators of Heritage in Wetlands of International Importance in Southern Chile

27 Apr 2023

Habits and habitats of species can constitute distinctive biocultural traits, which transcend their purely ecological function and represent sociocultural...

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Temporalities of Andean Heritage Landscapes

16 Mar 2023

In the Peruvian Andes, the recent conversion of Pre-Hispanic ruins into archaeological heritage sites in the name of scientific research and tourism...

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Considering the Significance of the Following the Trade Routes Project

23 Feb 2023

The Following the Trade Routes project is a cultural practice and research project, established and led by the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre....

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BIDLA - Screening and Q&A with Amanda Eke

25 Oct 2022

The Heritage and Museums Seminar Series presents a film screening of ‘BIDLA’ followed by a Q&A with director Amanda Eke. ‘BIDLA’ is Amanda Eke's...

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A Quick Trip through a History of Fashion

6 Oct 2022

A quick trip through a history of fashion - from the twentieth and nineteenth centuries Elizabeth Burness has shared her fashion collection of hats, dresses,...

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CANCELLED - Where Next for UK Ethnographic Museums? Multiculturalism, Decolonisation & Repatriation

25 Mar 2020

Please note all public events are now cancelled across ANU due to the COVID-19 precautionary measures. From its inception in the late 19th century, museum...

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Monumentalizing refugee heritage: Vietnamese boat people memorials

13 Nov 2019

How does a refugee boat symbolize heritage? What heritage does a refugee boat symbolize? How is the symbolic image of a refugee boat used in heritage...

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Canadian Inuit Art: A Creative Miracle of the Twentieth Century

11 Sep 2019

Prof Nelson Graburn, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, USA The commercialization of Inuit art involved commoditization,...

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