We are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the inaugural Sam Taylor-Alexander Early Career Researcher Prize for Ethics and Engagement within Anthropology. Applications are due by Monday 28 October 2019.
In this guest blog post, Professor Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich considers how universities in Aotearoa became positioned as economic players in the contested market of the global knowledge economy, and asks how we might reimagine our universities in ways that deepen democracy and embrace academic values.
This instalment of our Graduate Stories features Dr Mohseen Riaz Ud Dean, who was recently awarded a doctorate in Anthropology from Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato (University of Waikato). His thesis, Smallholder Sugarcane Growers, Indigenous Technical Knowledge, and the Sugar Industry Crisis in Fiji, was supervised by Dr Keith Barber, Dr Fiona McCormack and Dr Fraser Macdonald.
This instalment of Graduate Stories features Mona-Lisa Wareka, Masters student at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, who is working on a thesis entitled “Te Ao Māori in environmental relations and conservation through an ethic of kaitiaki” under the supervision of Dr Fiona McCormack.
Graduate students in anthropology are invited to participate in the Mahi Tahi panel of the ASAA/NZ Breaking Boundaries Conference ki Whāingaroa (Raglan) in November 2019. Abstract are due on 6 September 2019.