Current projects

Kimberley, Western Australia

Kimberley Aboriginal Caring for Culture Project

The Kimberley Aboriginal Caring for Culture Project is part of the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre’s (KALACC’s) effort to improve resource distribution, foster a collaborative approach...

Scaffolding Co-Design in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

This research is investigating what practices, processes and skills are involved in enabling and sustaining collaborative creativity (co-creativity) and CoDesign within the College of Engineering and...

The Vanuatu Cultural Centre’s (VKS) Fieldworker Network

“Everyone knows. Everything’s changing – language is changing, lifestyles are changing, ideas of respect are changing…” Numaline Mahana – Fieldworker, Tanna. “The Vanuatu Cultural Centre is a custom...

Cultural heritage and the mediation of identity, memory and historical narratives

The aim of this work was to document the way museum exhibitions and heritage sites are used to construct and negotiate social and cultural values and meanings. It is accepted that museum and heritage...

Making Migrant Heritage

The rationale for Dr Alexandra Dellios' current research project 'Making Migrant Heritage' grew out of a concern that too little scholarly attention had been paid to how ‘subaltern’ publics,...

Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past

I am currently writing a book Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past, to be published by Routledge in 2019. This project analyzes the ways in which cultural heritage facilitates China’s...

Religion and Heritage in East Asia

While religious heritage occupied one fifth world heritage sites in East Asia, yet very little research examines the interrelationship between the two.This project analyses the socio-cultural and...

Into the Heart – Curating Collaborative Community Art as Cultural History of Canberra

Into the Heart is a collaborative research and curatorial project between Dr. Maya Haviland and Dr. Anni Doyle Wawrzyńczak investigating the material and social history of community arts in Canberra...

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