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.
Applications are invited for a 3 year, full-time Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Otago, available from 1 February 2020. We are especially interested in hearing from applicants who specialise in environmental anthropology, sounded or visual anthropology or Indigenous anthropology. Applications close on Sunday 14 July 2019 (NZ time).
Our first instalment of Graduate Stories for 2019 features Jacinta Forde, PhD researcher at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato (University of Waikato). Jacinta’s PhD thesis is entitled Ngā Taonga Toheroa: The significance and management of toheroa in the Māori world.
All are welcome to join Feral: A Nearly Carbon-Neutral Conference, a free online conference examining the concept of the ‘feral’ through the lenses of political ecology and ecocriticism.
Environmental anthropologist Dr Trisia Farrelly has has been appointed to a taskforce advising the United Nations Environmental Assembly Expert Group on marine plastic pollution.
In this episode of ‘10 questions with …’ we chat with with Associate Professor Jenny Bryant-Tokalau about her new book Indigenous Pacific Approaches to Climate Change: Pacific Island Countries (2018), which is a companion to Dr Lyn Carter’s recently released book.
In this latest instalment of In this instalment of '10 questions with,' we interview Dr Lyn Carter about her new book Indigenous Pacific Approaches to Climate Change: Aotearoa/New Zealand (2018).
Our next Graduate Story features Hayley Phillips, who is doing a Master of Social Science in Anthropology at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato (University of Waikato).
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).
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.
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.
Trisia Farrelly has recently returned from sabbatical in Galway where she gave a seminar to marine biologists, zoologists and ecologists and human and physical geographers on the importance of social sciences in plastics research.
In this edition of '10 questions with ...' we chat with Dr Piers Lock about his recently published book, Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence: Rethinking Human-Elephant Relations in South Asia.
Call for papers: The Lives and Afterlives of Plastic: A nearly carbon-neutral conference to be held online from June 26th – July 14th 2017
Two important new books by anthropologists working in Aotearoa/New Zealand have just been published.
This is the first post in our new series on Public Anthropology. This post describes Carrying Our Future, a Palmerston North-based community environment group, co-founded by Dr Trisia Farrelly.