Associate Professor Jacqui Leckie will give the JD Stout Annual Lecture on the topic ‘“Insanity” in a Sea of Islands: Mobility and Mental Health’ on 14 November 2018.
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.
Join Dr Catherine Trundle for a free workshop to create erasure poems out of famous anthropology texts during National Poetry Day on Friday 24 August 2018.
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.
ASAA/NZ is delighted to announce the launch of Mahi Tahi: Māori and Anthropology in Aotearoa New Zealand, a new open-access initiative.
Cultural Anthropology at Victoria University of Wellington will celebrate its 50th anniversary on 10-12 May 2017.
Two Master of Arts degree scholarships have just been announced at Victoria University of Wellington. The closing date for applications is 2 December 2016.
Professor Thegn Ladefoged is a 2016 recipient of a prestigious Marsden grant for his new project, The making of Māori society: an archaeological analysis of social networks.
Associate Professor Jeff Sissons has just been awarded a prestigious Marsden grant for his new project, The mysterious disappearance of tūāhu.
Victoria University of Wellington's Religious Studies Programme is hosting a conference investigating the relationships between Christianity and development in the Pacific. The event will be of particular interest to those with an interest in Pacific, international aid and development, anthropology, history, and religion.