Come and hear graduate researchers from Victoria University of Wellington’s Cultural Anthropology Programme Jade Gifford (Ngāti Kahungunu ki te Wairoa and Ngāi Tuhoe) and Josh Connolly speak about their research. Jade will talk about the history of Māori and Anthropology in Aotearoa, while Josh will discuss findings from his research into sport, identity, and culture in the lives of Samoan-New Zealanders.
If you’re in Auckland or Wellington on Thursday 4 October, check out these two anthropology seminars. In Auckland, Alex Pavlotski will give a seminar on “Neuroanthropology of parkour: Adaptation, stress, and the city. In Wellington, Dr Caroline Bennett will give a seminar entitled “Stories-so-far: the meanings in space at Cambodian mass grave memorials.” All welcome!
In May 2017, biological anthropologist and Fulbright scholar Dr Wendy Erb is giving a series of lectures on her research at the University of Auckland, Massey University, and AUT University.
Dr Christopher M. Joll will present a public seminar, "Sufism in Thailand: From Historical Ethnography and Cultural Geography," at Victoria University of Wellington on Wednesday 6 July 2016. All welcome.
Anthropologist Dr Terrence Loomis will give a public presentation on economic development, petroleum and environmental conflict in New Zealand to Victoria University of Wellington's Institute of Governance and Policy Studies on 20 May 2016.