workshop readings

Please note that in order to gain maximum benefit from the workshop, it is essential that you:

  • read the five articles that we are sending you;
  • make notes on the main issues which arise for you in each paper; and
  • bring copies of the papers to the workshop.


These papers will be the focus of discussion on both days. They will be sent to you as soon as your registration is confirmed.

Workshop Papers

Austin-Broos, Diane. 1999. The Western Arrernte today: in recognition of Spencer and Gillen. Paper presented at the Museum of Victoria Conference, A Century at the Centre: Spencer, Gillen and The Native Tribes of Central Australia (1899)’, held at the University of Melbourne, October 1999.

Dwyer, Peter D. & Minca Minnegal. 2010. Theorizing social change. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 16:629-645.

Rigsby, Bruce. 2006. Custom and tradition: innovation and invention. Macquarie Law Journal 6: 113-138.

Sider, Gerald. 2005. Anthropology and history: Opening points for a new synthesis, In Critical Junctions: Anthropology and History beyond the Cultural Turn, Don Kalb & Herman Tak (eds) New York, Oxford: Berghahn Books.

Tonkinson, Robert. 2005. The Mardu Aborigines: on the road to somewhere. For Cultures through case studies: Continuity, change and challenge. G. Spindler (ed) Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

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