ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (JCU Node) / Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory / University of Papua New Guinea Seminar Series
Semester 2, 2022 Seminar Series Schedule
Cairns: D003-003 (9 September in D004-F001)
Townsville: 145-030 (29 July in 039-252)
NB: Archaeology-related events that are not part of the Friday TARL Seminar Series are in italics.
29 July - Associate Professor Theresa Petray, James Cook University: “Indigenous Nation-Building and Economic Development as Self-Determination”
5 August - Dr Ariana Lambrides, James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage: “Foraging variability and the archaeology of small islands in American Samoa”
12 August - Dr Dave Steinberg, Northern Territory Government: “Japanese pearling and the wreck of the Sanyo Maru: implications for Contact Archaeology in northern Australia”
19 August - Erika Gress, James Cook University: “Bridging Marine Biology and Maritime Archaeology - The SS Yongala case study”
26 August - Dr Matthew Meredith-Williams, La Trobe University: “Early desert settlement of Arabia following out-of-Africa dispersals”
2 September - Dr Colin Pardoe, Australian National University: 'Villages and small-bodied fish: settlement patterns and conservation in the Murray Darling Basin'.
9 September - Dr Magdalena Bunbury, James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage: “A new chronology for the Māori settlement of Aotearoa (New Zealand)”
16 September - Dr Iain McKechnie, University of Victoria, British Columbia: “Environmental Archaeology and Ecological Legacies of Indigenous Peoples on the Pacific Northwest Coast”
23 September - Dr Anna Willis, James Cook University: "Living on the edge: insights into the diet of inhabitants from ancient Myanmar".
7 October - Professor Dana Lepofsky, Simon Fraser University: “The Clam Garden Network: Exploring the Social-ecological Contexts of Clam Management in the Past, Present, and Future”
14 October - Dr James Flexner, University of Sydney: “A Community-Led Approach to the Historical Archaeology of Australian South Sea Islanders”
21 October - Professor Amy Roberts, Flinders University: “Exploring the longue durée of Aboriginal connection to country in South Australia’s Riverland region”
28 October - Professor Koen Stapelbroek, James Cook University: “Anglo-Dutch free port competition and Indo-Pacific trade networks in the 1820/30s”