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The World Factbook: Background: :: Prehistoric settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia at least 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession of the east coast in the name of Great Britain (all of Australia was claimed as British territory in 1829 with the creation of the colony of Western Australia). Six colonies were created in the late 18th and 19th centuries; they fe...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: Australia i/əˈstreɪljə, ɒ-, -iə/,[10][11] officially the Commonwealth of Australia,[12] is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. For at least 40,000 years[13] before the...read more [Source: Wikipedia]

Expertise (alphabetical order)

Reed ADAM
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Pacific Studies at University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Keywords: Institution, Law and Culture, Urban, Migration

Clark ALI
Postdoctoral Fellow, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Michaela APPEL
Curator, Department of Oceania and Australia at Museum Fuenf Kontinente, Germany

Keywords: Art, Austronesian Languages, History, Oral Tradition, Ritual

Eddy BANARE
Adjunct/associate Researcher, C.N.E.P (Centre des Nouvelles Etudes sur le Pacifique EA 4242) at Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia

Keywords: Art, Library, Historical Imagination, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonial Literature, Anti-colonial, Social Change, Francophone Literatures, Perception

Virginie BERNARD
PhD Student, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, EHESS, France

Keywords: Land Dispute, Bureaucratization, Corporations, Native Title

Niko BESNIER
Professor, Anthropology at Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Keywords: Gender, Sexuality, Globalization, Body Theory, Food and Nutrition, Sport, Morality, Christianity, Conflict, Economic Anthropology

Roser BOSCH I DARNÉ
PhD Student, Humanities Department & University Institute of Culture at Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Keywords: Agency, Colonial Discourse, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Cultural Studies, History, Identity, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Museums, Post-Colonialism

Ruci Mafi BOTEI
PhD Student, Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture & Pacific Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Keywords: Agency, Culture-nature Relations, Customary Law, Cutural Change, Epistemology, Pacific Regional Politics, Pacific Studies, World Heritage

Joseph Martin CHEER
Lecturer, National Center for Australian Studies + Australia & International Tourism Research Unit at Monash University, Australia

Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Applied Anthropology, Colonial Discourse, Colonial Politic, Cultural Geography, Cultural Change, Development, Heritage, Interdisciplinarity, Land Tenure

Emilie CHEVALIER
PhD Student, GEOLAB at University of Limoges, France

Keywords: Climate Change, French Overseas Territories, Migration, Political Ecology, Post-Colonialism, Space

Jennifer CORRIN
Professor, Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at T C Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, Australia

Keywords: Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, Law and Culture, Human Rights, Dispute Resolution, Land Tenure

Michael Barry DAVIS
Independent researcher, Sydney Environment Institute at Sydney University, Australia

Keywords: Colonial Discourse, Colonial Imagination, Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Studies, Environment, Ethics, Ethnographic Encounter, Fisheries, First Contacts

Jessica DE LARGY HEALY
Research Fellow, Department of Research and Higher Education - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Musée du quai Branly, France

Keywords: Audiovisual and Media, Cosmology, Art, Digital Resources, Kinship, Material Culture, Mobile Telephony, Religion and the Media, Ritual Studies

Laurent DOUSSET
Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Keywords: Uncertainty, Social Organization, Land Management, Ritual, Social Change, First Contacts, Environment, Digital Resources, Indigenous Politics, Personhood

Francoise DUSSART
Professor, Department of Anthropology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at University of Connecticut, United States

Keywords: Art, Ceremonial discourse, Gender, Health, Chronic Illness, Christianity, Citizenship, Religion and the Media, Land Tenure

Greg DVORAK
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law at Hitotsubashi University, Japan

Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Self-Determination, World War II, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Studies, Critical History, Commemoration, Gender, Sexuality

Kira EGHBAL-AZAR
PhD Student, Institut für Ethnologie at University of Cologne, Germany

Keywords: Cultural Heritage, Perception, Visitor Studies, Cognitive Anthropology

Jeremy ELLERO
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Department of Economics and Law at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Keywords: Regional Integration, Regionalism, Regional Organisations, Sub-regionalism, French Overseas Territories

Elodie FACHE
Postdoctoral Fellow, UMR GRED (Gouvernance, Risque, Environment, Development) at IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France

Keywords: Environment, Development, Sustainability, Conservation, Land Management, Sea Management, Small-scale Fisheries, Marine Protected Areas, Governance, Climate Change

Viviane FAYAUD
Independent researcher, Centre d'histoire des sociétés, des sciences et des conflits at Université de Picardie Jules-Verne, France

Keywords: Art, Cultural Studies, Visualization and Representation, Photography, Nationalism, Memorial Diplomacy, Media And National Identity, Imagology, Drawing, Feeling of Belonging

Sylvia FRAIN
PhD Student, The National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at University of Otago, New Zealand

Keywords: Nonviolent Resistance, Critical Military Studies, Feminist Security Studies, Visualization and Representation, Social Media Activism, Indigenous Inquiry

Kari GIBSON
PhD Student, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences at The University of Melbourne, Australia

Keywords: Agency, Climate Change, Ethnopsychology, Global Health, Medical Anthropology, Mental Illness, Narratives, Cultural Psychology

Katie GLASKIN
Associate Professor, Discipline of Anthropology and Sociology at University of Western Australia, Australia

Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Cognitive Anthropology, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Law and Culture, Personhood, Property, Creativity, Dreams

Barbara GLOWCZEWSKI
Senior Research Fellow, Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale at CNRS, Collège de France and EHESS, France

Keywords: Agency, Anthropological Fieldwork, Anthropology of Ontology, Audiovisual and Media, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Disaster, Memory, Political Anthropology, Ritual, Sand-Drawing

Matthew GRAVES
Associate Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at Aix-Marseille University, France

Keywords: Colonial Imagination, Commemoration, Democracy, Historical Consciousness, History, Identity, International Relationships, Politics, Memorial Diplomacy, Cultural Geography

Claudia GUALTIERI
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities (Dept. of Studies in Language Mediatiton and Intercultural Communication) at The University of Milan, Italy

Keywords: Rights Of The Unborn And Future Generations, Anti-colonial, Cultural Studies, Spatial Theory, Postcolonial Literatures, Neo-Colonialism, Interdisciplinarity, Human Rights, Heritage, Colonial Discourse

Graeme HUMBLE
Associate Professor, School of Theology at Pacific Adventist University, Papua New Guinea

Keywords: Christianisation, Christianity, Cultural Heritage, Fisheries, Identity, Mission History, Myth, Narratives, Religion, Ritual

Takiora INGRAM
Independent researcher, FRIENDS OF THE LAGOON/PACIFIC PLANNING &RESEARCH at Non-Government Organization, Cook Islands

Keywords: Climate Policy, Development, Gender Violence, Mining and its Discontents, Political Anthropology, Regional History, Seascape, Social Impact Analysis, Sustainable Tourism, World Heritage

Tarcisius KABUTAULAKA
Associate Professor, Center for Pacific Islands Studies at University of Hawai'i-Manoa, United States

Keywords: Development Studies, Development, Logging, Pacific Regional Politics, Pacific Studies, Political Economy, Foreign Policy, Natural Resources

Matthias KOWASCH
Lecturer, Department of Geography at University of Bremen, Germany

Keywords: Conflict, Development, Education, Governance, Indigenous Political Movements, Identity, Land Tenure, Mining, Mining Capitalism, Post-Colonialism

Helen LEE
Professor, Department of Social Inquiry at La Trobe University, Australia

Keywords: Children, Diasporas, Ethnopsychology, Gender, Migration, Personhood, Youth, Transnationalism

John LODEWIJKS
Adjunct Professor, Australian School of Business at University of New South Wales, Australia

Keywords: Economy and Finance

Amy K. MCLENNAN
Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Keywords: Anthropological Field Records, Biomedicine, Social-ecological System, Political Ecology, Narratives, Mining, Interdisciplinarity, Globalization, Health, Food and Nutrition

Sarah MOHAMED-GAILLARD
Senior Lecturer, Département Asie du Sud-est, Haute-Asie, Pacifique at INALCO, France

Keywords: History, Politics, Regional History, Nationalism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, International Relationships

Marika MOISSEEFF
Research Fellow, Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale at CNRS - Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, France

Keywords: Cosmology, Death and Bereavement, Emotions, Gender, Health, Identity, Indigenous Politics, Justice, Kinship, Landscape

Rebecca MONSON
Lecturer, ANU College of Law at Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Sociolegal, Legal Geography, Cultural Geography, Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Legal Pluralism, Political Ecology, Post-Colonialism, Settler Colonialism

John MORTON
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Anthropology, School of Social Sciences at La Trobe University, Australia

Keywords: Land Tenure, Religion, Myth, Ritual, Nationalism, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations

Nathalie MRGUDOVIC
Lecturer, School of Languages and Social sciences at Aston University, United Kingdom

Keywords: Self-Determination, Political Process, International Relationships, Post-Colonialism, Regional Integration, French Overseas Territories, Sub-regionalism

Nicolas PETERSON
Professor, School of Archaeology and Anthropology at Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Social Change, Social Organization, Ritual, Photography, Land Tenure, Native Title, State, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations

Georges PETITJEAN
Curator at AAMU - Museum of contemporary Aboriginal art, Netherlands

Keywords: Art, Audiovisual and Media, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Interdisciplinarity

Martin PRÉAUD
Postdoctoral Fellow, LAIOS, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Institutions et des Organisations Sociales at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Keywords: Indigenous Political Movements, Indigenous Politics, Law and Culture, Colonial Discourse, International Relationships, Governance, Exchanges, Landscape, Ritual, Performance

Geir Henning PRESTERUDSTUEN
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences and Psychology at University of Western Sydney, Australia

Keywords: Economic Anthropology, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Violence, Health, Monsters, Post-Colonialism, Christianity, Body, Violence

Max QUANCHI
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Keywords: Colonialism, First Contacts, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Photography, Visualization and Representation

Michael Clifford QUINNELL
Adjunct/associate Researcher, Cultural Environments QMS at Queensland Museum, Australia

Keywords: Material Culture, Museums, Rock Art, Torres Strait, Typology, Textiles / Fibre Arts, Tapa, Native Title, Indo-Pacific Prehistory, Ethnographic Encounter

Elizabeth RECHNIEWSKI
Adjunct/associate Researcher, School of Languages and Cultures at University of Sydney, Australia

Keywords: Conflict, Memory, Commemoration, Historical Imagination, Colonial Discourse

Catherine RIS
Associate Professor, LARJE (Research Centre on Economics and Law) at University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia

Keywords: Development Studies, Education Policy, Employment, Ethnicity, French Overseas Territories, Population and Development, Public Policies, Social Justice Policy, Youth, Mining

Alan RUMSEY
Professor, Anthropology, College of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Intersubjectivity, Verbal Art, Political Process, Children

Richard SCAGLION
Professor, Department of Anthropology at University of Pittsburgh, United States

Keywords: Conflict, Law and Culture, Ecology, Complexity

Foale SIMON
Senior Lecturer, College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Keywords: Political Ecology, Political Economy, Small-scale Fisheries, Social Impact Analysis, Marine Biodiversity, Logging, Land Tenure, Epistemology, Environment, Ethnobotany

Ann SULLIVAN
Associate Professor, Maori Studies, Te Wananga o Waipa at University of Auckland, New Zealand

Keywords: Cultural Studies, Democracy, Identity, Inter-ethnic Relations, Political Process, Post-Colonialism, Race / Racism, Self-Determination, Urban Identity, Urbanization

Karen SYKES
Professor, Social Anthropology at University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Keywords: Migration, Education, Egalitarianism, Ethics, Morality, Urban, Democracy, Economic Anthropology, Death and Bereavement, Age and Aging

Franca TAMISARI
Associate Professor, Dept. of Humanities at Ca' Foscari University of Vencie, Italy

Keywords: Cosmology, Dance, Education, Gender, Indigenous Politics, Kinship, Language, Ceremonial discourse, Tourism, Ritual

Serge TCHERKÉZOFF
Professor, CREDO - Centre de Recherche et de Documentation sur l'Océanie at EHESS - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Katerina TEAIWA
Senior Lecturer, HoD of Gender, Media and Cultural Studies at Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Phosphate, Dance, Mining and its Discontents, Landscape, Cultural Studies, Cultural Transformation, Resilience, Environment, Pacific Studies as Field of Study, Globalization

Nick THIEBERGER
Senior Research Fellow, School of Languages and Linguistics at University of Melbourne, Australia

Keywords: Austronesian Languages, Language Documentation, Linguistic Anthropology, South Efate Language

Annick THOMASSIN
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology/Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at McGill University/Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Bureaucratization, Fisheries, Neo-Colonialism, Political Ecology, Political Economy, Property, Self-Determination, Social-ecological System, Natural Resources, Torres Strait

Anke TONNAER
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Keywords: Tourism, Performance, Ritual, Post-Colonialism, Cultural Heritage, Exchanges, Globalization, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Intersubjectivity, Anthropological Fieldwork

Deborah VAN HEEKEREN
Senior Lecturer, Anthropology at Macquarie University, Australia

Keywords: Christianity, History, Language Change, Mission History, Myth, Names and Naming

Daniela VAVROVA
Adjunct/associate Researcher, The Cairns Institute and the College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Keywords: Anthropological Fieldwork, Applied Anthropology, Audiovisual and Media, Photography, Senses, Visualization and Representation, Sensory Ethnography

Eric VENBRUX
Professor, CPAS, Centre for Pacific and Asian Studies; Centre for Thanatology at Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Keywords: Death and Bereavement, Religion, Ritual, Art, Cultural Heritage

Jean-Christophe VERSTRAETE
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics at University of Leuven, Belgium

Keywords: Language Documentation, Linguistic Description, Linguistic Anthropology, Linguistic Typology

Svenja VOELKEL
Associate Professor, Institute of Language Typology at University of Mainz, Germany

Keywords: Linguistic Anthropology, Cognitive Anthropology, Language-Culture-Cognition, Kinship, Social Organization, Space, Possession

Stephanie WALDA-MANDEL
, Oceania Department at Linden-Museum Stuttgart, State Museum of Ethnology, Germany

Keywords: Museums, Material Culture, Cutural Change, Diasporas, Identity, Contemporary Indigenous Art, Migration, Globalization

Gabriele WEICHART
Senior Lecturer, Social and Cultural Anthropology (Department of Social Research) at University of Vienna, Austria

Keywords: Architectural Anthropology, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Change, Disaster, Food and Nutrition, Indigenous/non-Indigenous Relations, Material Culture, Memory

James WEINER
Contractual researcher at Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Land Tenure, Myth, Place, Social-ecological System, Native Title, Verbal Art, Law and Culture

Stephen WICKLER
Associate Professor, Department of Cultural Sciences at Tromsø University Museum, University of Tromsø, Norway

Keywords: Austronesian Prehistory, Cultural Heritage, Heritage Management, Materiality, Museums, Inter-ethnic Relations


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Maps


Geological Survey of Western Australia East Perth, W.A. : Govt. of Western Austr... [NLA]

Soviet Union. Советская Армия. Г... [NLA]

Soviet Union. Sovetskai︠a︡ Armii︠a︡. Generalʹnyĭ sht... [NLA]

Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation (Australia) Canberra : Defence Image... [NLA]

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Books

Hill, Marji, author. 2014. The brothers Barmbarmbult and Mopoke / Alex Barlow and Marji HillSouth Ya... [NLA]
Welch, David M. (Maxwell), 1955- author. 2014. Aboriginal paintings at Munurru, Kimberley, Western A... [NLA]
Maynard, John, 1954- Aboriginal stars of the turf : jockeys of Australian racing history. 2014. Abor... [NLA]

Archives

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Video/Visual

National Nine Network (Australia); FSH Marketing (Firm). nd. The cliff hanger : Australia v. West In ... [WorldCat]

Audio

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John Sangster. nd. Australia and all that jazzChippendale, N.S.W. : Cherry Pie, [197-?]. ... [WorldCat]

Official Websites

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    Libraries and Archives

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    Museum Collections

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    Health and Health Research

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    Languages

    List of languages
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    Administrative Areas

    Ashmore and Cartier Islands (Territory)
    Australian Capital Territory (Territory)
    Coral Sea Islands (Territory)
    New South Wales (State)
    Northern Territory (Territory)
    Queensland (State)
    South Australia (State)
    Tasmania (State)
    Victoria (State)
    Western Australia (State)

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