Native Title WS 2012

2012 Workshop:

Conundrums of Kinship

in Australian Aboriginal Anthropology

to be held at the University of Sydney

Thursday 16 – Friday 17 February 2012

Department of Anthropology
School of Social and Political Sciences
Department of Anthropology, University of Sydney
Attorney-General’s Native Title Anthropologist Grants Program
are pleased to co-sponsor the third in a series of workshops for
Anthropologists working in Native Title

Conundrums of Kinship
in Australian Aboriginal Anthropology

info and programme as pdf

Key speakers: John von Sturmer and Ian Keen
Facilitator: Gaynor Macdonald

Darlington Centre
University of Sydney
(in King Street, opposite Carillon Avenue)


Workshop Program

Day 1:

Presentations and discussions on debates in Anthropology’s studies of kinship

  • Kinship in Australian Aboriginal Anthropology
  • Old views and new approaches
  • Issues for anthropology, issues for native title

This day is about critical and engaged anthropology.
Mandatory reading materials will be pre-circulated
prior to the workshop.

Day 2:

Hands on application of Day 1 principles to native title
(bring your own questions/issues to contribute)


for information on how to register, click on the tab registration.