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Griffith University has been recognised as a leading institution in the field of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. Congratulations to all staff in the discipline of Humanities, Arts and Literature involved in this achievement.
Congratulations to centre member Dr Harry Van Issum on being the recipient of the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ inaugural John Mulvaney Fellowship. The Fellowship provides funds to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early career humanities researcher to undertake research or fieldwork in Australia or overseas. Dr Van Issum will travel to the United Kingdom to assist in the repatriation of Woppaburra skeletal remains presently held in the collections of the Natural History Museum in London.
Congratulations to our Resident Postdoctoral Fellows, Dr Poppy de Souza and Dr Laura Rodriguez Castro who have been awarded an Australian Academy of the Humanities Travelling Fellowship which allows them to undertake research overseas. Only 12 were awarded nationally.
Histories of Australian Rock Art Research
Gold Coast, 8 - 9 December 2019. This symposium aims to bring together people to reflect upon unique events, ideas and trajectories in the history of Australian rock art.
Post Conference: Community and Activist Media
Griffith University is hosting an official post-conference to the International Communication Association conference. 27 May 2020
Indonesian cave art overturns thinking on the roots of human spirituality
12 Dec 2019
Figurative depiction of hunters may be oldest evidence of human ability to imagine supernatural beings.
Griffith awarded $3.3 million in funding for ARC Discovery and Linkage projects
05 Dec 2019
Griffith University has been awarded $3,376,073 for ARC Discovery and Linkage Projects.
COP25 Madrid – Griffith delegation to share expertise at key UN climate conference
28 Nov 2019
Griffith climate, business and social scientists to present and liaise with leaders and organisations at UN Framework Convention on Climate Change...
Griffith historian explores concept of race in new study
19 Nov 2019
A new research study will explain why and how the Enlightenment concept of race hardened into categories of racial hierarchy at the same time as the...