The Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria is a group that promotes the study of archaeology, anthropology, ethno-archaeology and ethno-history in both Australia and further abroad. Lectures, from a range of talented presenters, are held every third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm at the The Kathleen Syme Library & Community Centre – 251 Faraday St, Carlton.
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Next Lecture – Thursday 21st of March, 2019.
Studying Indigenous Astronomical Knowledge: challenges of the physical and social scientist.
Presented by Dr Duane Hamacher
Senior Research Fellow, Monash Indigenous Studies Centre, Monash University
Dr Duane Hamacher is an astronomer and academic with training in archaeology and anthropology, and degrees in physics, astronomy, and Indigenous Studies. He has worked with Indigenous communities across Australia and Asia for a decade, and in 2014 was awarded an ARC DECRA Fellowship to study the astronomy of the Meriam people of Murray Island in the eastern Torres Strait.
Post Office Boxes
We advise all members that AASV now has two mailing addresses. Membership address: PO Box 200, Benalla VIC 3672.
General Correspondence and Artefact subscription enquiries: PO Box 203, Carlton VIC 3053.