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Date: 24 Nov

Linguistics Seminar Series


Published date: 24/11/2014

Oral traditions about sea-level rises: Aboriginal cultural transmission over great time-depths Presented by Associate Professor Nick Reid Wednesday 26 November 11am-12pm A3 Arts E11      All Welcome This paper assembles a substantial body of Australian Aboriginal stories that touch on sea-level change. Some are straightforward descriptions of sea level rise events, others attribute inundations to the acts of ancestral beings or heroic [...]

Date: 10 Nov

African migrant women’s understanding and construction of sexuality across Shona-Zimbabwean and Anglo-Australian cultures


Published date: 10/11/2014

Sociology Seminar Series 3pm 13th of November Oorala Lecture Theatre All Welcome Presented by Dr Tinashe Dune (University of Western Sydney) and Dr Virginia Mapedzahama (University of New England) This pilot study explored how Shona-Zimbabwean women living permanently in Australia understand and construct sexuality in the context of migrancy. This investigation addresses the role of [...]

Date: 03 Nov

Samuel Marsden Lays Down the Law – 18th Century Justice in 19th Century NSW


Published date: 03/11/2014

Criminology Seminar Series Wednesday 12th November 2-3pm Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Samuel Marsden Lays Down the Law: Eighteenth-Century Justice in Nineteenth-Century NSW Presenter: Dr Matthew Allen Matt is a Lecturer in Historical Criminology at the University of New England. His research interests include the history of alcohol and drunkenness and the history of magistrates and summary justice in [...]

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