The Mahi Tahi steering committee recently sent an open letter to the journal HAU’s board of Trustees. Here is our response to the reply we received from HAU.
Recent concerns about HAU provide us all with an opportunity to reflect upon some deeper issues regarding our discipline’s engagement with indigenous perspectives and voices.
Keynote speakers for Feral: A nearly carbon-neutral conference have now been announced. Feral takes place online in November 2018 and the call for papers is open until 30 June 2018.
AnthroFlash Aotearoa is a new ASAA/NZ series that will feature very short pieces of writing with an anthropological message. Graeme MacRae introduces AnthroFlash Aotearoa with a “postcard from the field” about encounters with bureaucracy in Indonesia.
In Graduate Stories we showcase some of the outstanding graduate researchers working in various anthropology departments, or on anthropological topics, around Aotearoa New Zealand. This instalment features Kris Finlayson, who is about to submit his Masters thesis on the identity of Afrikaans-speakers’ in New Zealand’s society.
In this installment of '10 questions with ...' we chat with Associate Professor Susanna Trunk about recently released book, One Blue Child: Asthma, Responsibility, and the Politics of Global Health (2017).
In this short piece, 2017 Kākano Fund Award Winner Jess Carter reflects on the messy identity work involved in doing research with Christians as a practising non-Christian.
In this installment of '10 questions with ...' we chat with Dr Fiona McCormack about recently released book, Private Oceans: The Enclosure and Marketisation of the Seas (2017).
Author and activist Professor Ngahuia Te Awekotuku MNZM has been given the title of Emeritus Professor by the University of Waikato.
Artefact is a new, 6-part television series hosted by Dame Professor Anne Salmond that tells stories about Aotearoa's past through artefacts and taonga. The series, funded by NZ on Air, will screen on Māori Television at 8.30pm from Monday 7 May to Monday 11 June. Episodes will also be available on demand on Māori Television.
This instalment of our new series, Graduate Stories, features Honours student Jade Gifford, whose work provided the foundation for Mahi Tahi. In this series we showcase some of the outstanding graduate researchers working in various anthropology departments, or on anthropological topics, around Aotearoa New Zealand.
ASAA/NZ is delighted to announce the launch of Mahi Tahi: Māori and Anthropology in Aotearoa New Zealand, a new open-access initiative.
We are pleased to invite applications to the Kākano Fund from students enrolled during 2018 in a degree course for a BA Hons or MA in Social and/or Cultural Anthropology (consideration will also be given to PhD students if funding permits). Applications are due by 31 May 2018.
The second instalment of our new series, Graduate Stories, features PhD researcher Sebastian J. Lowe. In this series we showcase some of the outstanding graduate researchers working in various anthropology departments, or on anthropological topics, around Aotearoa New Zealand.
The call for papers for the ASAA/NZ 2018 Conference ‘Improvising Lives,’ to be held at Massey University's Wellington campus on 6-7 December, is now open. Paper proposals are due by 1 August 2018.
The call for papers for the European Society for Oceanists 2018 Conference ‘Dealing with Inequality: Pacific perspectives, Pacific futures’ in Cambridge and London is now open. Paper proposals are due by 29 June 2018.
The Massey University Political Ecology Research Centre (PERC) and Wageningen University Centre for Space, Place and Society (CSPS) are co-hosting Feral: A nearly carbon-neutral conference in November 2018. The call for papers is now open, with abstracts due by 30 June 2018.
Applications are invited for a lectureship in Social Anthropology to be located at Massey University's Albany Campus in Auckland. The appointee will possess a doctorate in Social or Cultural Anthropology and will have relevant research expertise in the anthropology of religion. Applications close 30 April 2018.
Professional Teaching Fellow (full-time, fixed term) required for Social Anthropology at the University of Auckland, commencing June 2018. Applications close 9 April 2018.
The 2018 SITES senior student essay competition is now calling for entries, with a deadline of 29 June 2018.