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.
Issue 6 of Déjà Lu, now available on the WCAA website, contains 46 articles chosen by editors from around the anthropological world.
In our first post for 2018, Dr Catherine Trundle invites us to reimagine the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) in Aotearoa New Zealand as a political project.
In this edition of '10 questions with ...' we spoke with Hayley Aikman, who is currently studying towards an Honours degree in Cultural Anthropology at Victoria University of Wellington.
VUW's Eli Elinoff shares a brief summary of last week's events.
Last week the Cultural Anthropology programme at Victoria University of Wellington celebrated its 50th Anniversary. In honour of the milestone, we organized an event highlighting the history of anthropology at Victoria, exploring the changing face of the discipline in New Zealand, and speculating about the futures of anthropological knowledge.
The celebration began on May 10th with a Pōwhiri and Marae Kōrero at the meetinghouse on Te Tumu Herenga Waka Marae on VUW's Kelburn campus. We discussed the origins of the cultural anthropology programme with two of its founding members, Dame Dr. Joan Metge and Bernie Kernot.
May 11th began with a keynote address by Dr. Michael Jackson, programme alumni and Distinguished Professor of World Religions at Harvard University. Next, we had two panel discussions from anthropologists across New Zealand. Finally, Professor Dame Anne Salmond from the University of Auckland delivered a second public keynote.
On May 12th, the events concluded with a morning symposium featuring the work of current post-graduates and programme alumni.
A Graduate Symposium, Moving Forward, Glancing Backwards: Past, Present, and the Possibilities in/of Anthropology, will be held at Victoria University of Wellington on Friday 12 May 2017.
On Thursday 11 May, the Cultural Anthropology Programme at Victoria University of Wellington is hosting a full-day Anthropology in Aotearoa Symposium (registrations required).
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.
The Cultural Anthropology Programme at Victoria University of Wellington invites you to attend a public lecture by Professor Dame Anne Salmond at 6pm on Thursday 11 May. This lecture is part of a three day programme of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Victoria's anthropology programme.
In the final of his four-part series on Public Anthropology, Josh Connolly discusses public anthropology in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand.
In part three of his four-part series on public anthropology, Josh Connolly reflects upon what sets anthropology apart from journalism.
Staff in the Cultural Anthropology programme at Victoria University of Wellington have started an ethnography book club. It's open to anyone interested in reading ethnographies and the first book is Marama Muru Lanning's 'Tupuna Awa: People and Politics of the Waikato River.' Join the conversation!
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 part two of this four-part series on Public Anthropology, Josh Connolly addresses the question: Why is public anthropology relevant now?
In this first of four blog posts on public anthropology, Josh Connolly traces the history of the term.
Postgraduate student Josh Connolly writes about public anthropology as part of his internship with ASAA/NZ.
This installment of '10 questions with ...' features Dr Chris Howard, who has just published his first book, Mobile Lifeworlds: An Ethnography of Tourism and Pilgrimage in the Himalayas.
Welcome to our new blog series, '10 questions with ...' which features short interviews with anthropologists currently working in or on Aotearoa/New Zealand. We are pleased to welcome Dr Marama Muru-Lanning as our first guest.