This year the AFRAN Association will support 8 of its members' initiatives with a budget of 22 000 Au$. Deep Histories of Oceania The ancient Pleistocene continent of Australia, or Sahul, presents a diversity of cultures and languages that is unrivalled in the world today, with more than 300 languages in Australia and over 1000 languages in New Guinea. This project aims at defining methodologies and concepts that open the pathway for renewed and interdisciplinary analyses of
Wednesday 2 September, 6 - 7pm AWST The Pacific Ocean is the largest on our planet and the story of its human exploration and settlement is one of amazing sailing capabilities and co-adaptation between island environments and human populations. This oceanic continent contains more than 25,000 islands, from the large mountainous land of New Guinea to the smallest coral atolls of the Kiribati. Yet, there is virtually no Pacific island that Oceanians did not visit at some point
Friday 18 September 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM AEST (11h - 12h30 in France) AFRAN and Adelaïde Accueil are organising together a roundtable to present the Australian Higher Education and Research system for French newcomers! Former High School students, college and engineering students, PhD students, post-doctoral students, researchers and research teachers, will discuss the differences between the Australian and French scientific systems. Join the conversation (in French) !
Early French voyages, led by commanders like Baudin, Bougainville, Lapérouse, D’Entrecasteaux, Freycinet, Duperrey and Dumont d’Urville, were the first to name, describe and beautifully illustrate many Australian species. Tuesday, 18 August 2020 5:30 PM While the Matthew Flinders-Nicolas Baudin encounters in SA are well documented locally, a new joint research venture with local and French academics will be launched at the screening of a documentary at the South Australian M
The University of Queensland continues to organise seminars in 2nd semester 2020. Classics and Ancient History seminars will be conducted via videoconferencing. You are warmly invited to participate, and can send a registration request to firstname.lastname@example.org These seminars take place at 4 pm (Queensland time) on Fridays. The 1st seminar begins on Friday 28 August. You can find the full program of our speakers as well as their titles and abstracts here You can also download
Surveillance is central to the functioning of 21st century capitalism and modern social welfare. It has often been displayed as necessarily intrusive and threatening. The present initiative builds on the suggestions that an articulate discussion about humanities could be fruitful in producing a more complex picture and that literary works in particular could flesh out operative concepts in studies of surveillance. This webinar series seeks to address surveillance meaning, sco