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Seminar 21 October: Wrecks and Relics: Emerging Heritage in Solomon Islands

Friday, 21 October 2016, 2-3pm Presenters: Professors Jennifer Corrin and Craig Forrest in conjunction with the UQ Solomon Islands Partnership

Seminar 23 September: A pity you didn’t wing him: gender, sexuality and race in colonial Tulagi, Solomon Islands

A seminar presented by Emeritus Professor Clive Moore in collaboration with the UQ Solomon Islands Partnership

Curator panel talk 2 September: Solomon Islands: re-enchantment and the colonial shadow

UQ Anthropology Museum School of Social Science Level 1 Michie Building (9) Friday, 2 September 2016 All welcome View flyer  

Working Papers in Anthropology Semester 2

Working Papers in Anthropology for Semester 2 start next Thursday 11 August. All welcome.

Seminars: Critical Approaches to Museums and Heritage

Seminars for Semester 2. All welcome.

School holiday activities

School holiday activities at the UQ Anthropology Museum

Closing Event for written on the body

Please join written on the body curators Judy Watson and Diana Young for a closing event panel discussion to discuss challenges raised by this exhibition. Panellists Michael Aird and Bob Weatherall share their insights.

written on the body Curators' Talk

Presented by Judy Watson and Diana Young Thursday July 31, 12:30pm Come and hear curators Judy Watson and Diana Young talk about their exhibition written on the body. ...

Connect-Disconnect: Ethnography with Phones

Public Seminar in conjunction with the exhibition

Anthropology Museum lends garamut drum to Remembrance Day Service at QUT

Remembrance Day Service 2013 Queensland University of Technology  Creative Industries Faculty Two garamut drums from Kayan village in Madang province (now housed in the UQ Anthropology Museum and the Queensland Brain ...

Special Public Lecture: Stanley Kubrick and Western Cosmology

Tuesday 29 October, 2013 4pm - 6pm, followed by refreshments Anthropology Museum, Level 1 Michie Building (#9) The University of Queensland, St Lucia Please RSVP to

Desert Animations: Screening and Discussion

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 4:00pm-6:30pm UQ Anthropology Museum, Level 1 Michie Building (#9) University of QLD, St Lucia Convened by Dr Jennifer B...

Women with Clever Hands past and present Curator's talk

Dr Louise Hamby and Lucy Wanapuyngu Sunday 25 August 2013, 11am - 12pm UQ Anthropology Museum Level 1 Michie Building (9), St Lucia Campus  All of the items in the UQ Anth...

Women with Clever Hands past and present - Weaving demonstration


Seminar: Chicago and the Field Museum of Natural History: A Gateway to Pacific Anthropology

Thursday 1 August 2013, 12-1pm   UQ Anthropology Museum Level 1 Michie Building (9), St Lucia Campus   Although completely removed from Oceania, the Field Museum's Pacific Anthropology Depart...

Beating MND – A garamut ceremony

Monday 3 June, 2013, 12:45pm Level 1 lawns, Michie Building, Chancellor’s Place The University of Queensland, St Lucia   Followed by lun...

Mining, Materiality and Cultural Heritage: A one-day symposium at The University of Queensland

Friday 17th May 2013

Anthropology seminar: 'Musical Landscapes of Lihir: Curator's talk'

Dr Kirsty Gillespie Friday May 10, 1 -2pm UQ Anthropology Museum For almost two decades, Lihir has been host to a large-scale gold mine, which has radically transformed ...

School of Social Science seminar series: The More I Look, the More I See

Date: Friday 12 April 2012 Time: 1:00-2:00 pm Room: 443, Level 4 Location: Michie (09), St Lucia Campus Presented by: The School of Soci...

Ethnographic Film Session

Hosted by the Visual Anthropology Group When: Wednesday, April 3 at 4pm Where: UQ Anthropology Museum Gallery, Level 1 Michie Building For more information please contact Sarah Webb

Pacific Perspectives: Issues of Curatorial Practice Seminar

When: 7 December 2012, 1.30pm-5.30pm Where: State Library of Queensland, Auditorium 2, South Brisbane Cost: $35; $30 (MAQ|RGAQ members, volunteers, students, concessions); $20 (group of 6 o...

UQ Art Museum public lecture Western Desert art: another story


Anthropology Museum launches Online Catalogue

September 26 will mark the launch of the UQAM’s new Online Catalogue. Records of every object in the Museum's ethnographic, photographic and lithic collections, numbering over 26000 items, will be available to the public via a new website. The...

BIENNIAL ANTHROPOLOGY PUBLIC LECTURE 2014 Presented by Professor Howard Morphy

Living Collections: researching Australian Aboriginal art and material culture Presented by Professor Howard Morphy Wednesday, 3rd September 2014

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