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.
Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Social Anthropology at the University of Waikato. The preference is for a candidate who has conducted ethnographic research in the Pacific, inclusive of Aotearoa, and with expertise in one or more of the following areas: ethnicity and identity; medical anthropology; the ethnography of science and technology; art, aesthetics and performance. Applications close on 19 July 2019 (NZ time).
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).