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Prof. Jo McDonald,

Director of the Centre for Rock Art Studies & Management;

Rio Tinto Chair in Rock Art Studies, University of Western Australia. 

https://research-repository.uwa.edu.au/en/persons/jo-mcdonald 

https://www.crarm.uwa.edu.au/research

Publications:

https://www.crarm.uwa.edu.au/murujuga-dreaming

The Murujuga: Dynamics of the Dreaming project aims to provide research support for the protection and understanding of the world’s largest rock art galleries of Murujuga (the Burrup Peninsula) and the Dampier Archipelago.

 

Dr. Sally K. May, 

Senior Research Fellow with the Place, Evolution and Rock Art Heritage Unit (PERAHU) at Griffith University, Australia.

https://experts.griffith.edu.au/9542-sally-k-may

 

Publications:

May, S. K., Wright, D., Domingo Sanz, I., Goldhahn, J. & Maralngurra, G. In press. ‘The Buffaroo: a ‘first-sight’ depiction of introduced buffalo in the rock art of western Arnhem Land, Australia. Rock Art Research.

May, S.K., Taçon, P.S.C., Jalandoni, A., Goldhahn, A., Wesley, D., Tsang, R. & Mangiru, K. In press. The re-emergence of nganaparru (water buffalo) into western Arnhem Land life, landscape and rock art’.  Antiquity.

May, S.K., Rademaker, L. Nadjamerrek, D. & Narndal Gumurdul, J. 2020. The Bible in Buffalo Country: Oenpelli Mission 1925-1931. Canberra, ANU Press. 

Frieman, C.J. & May, S.K. 2019. ‘Navigating Contact: Tradition and Innovation in Australian Contact Rock Art’. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 17.

The introduction of new animals into hunter-gatherer societies worldwide enacted a variety of responses. In many places, such animals became part of creative artistic practices including rock art. This paper explores the role of rock art in western Arnhem Land, Australia, in helping to mediate changes in Indigenous society in the 19th century. Merging an archaeological analysis with anthropological literature we explore both an etic and emic perspective on the “introduction” or “re-emergence” of water buffalo into Aboriginal life and culture. In the past, some outsiders have viewed paintings of water buffalo as ‘casual’ art and analysed such artworks from an etic perspective. This paper offers an understanding of such artworks that is grounded in local ontological perceptions. The article demonstrates how artworks depicting water buffalo, as with other similar subject matter, were used as a tool for navigating change and for maintaining order in the face of dramatic changes.

 

This is a podcast about new and innovative research in archaeology.

Each episode I talk with pioneering and influential archaeologists about their journal papers, books and research projects.

Season 1 is all about the latest research into the Archaeology of the Roman West.

Season 2 is on Innovative Research in Australia.

Season 3 is on Early Medieval Europe.

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Prof. Tracy Ireland, Director of the Centre for Creative & Cultural Research, University of Canberra.

https://researchprofiles.canberra.edu.au/en/persons/tracy-ireland 

Heritage of the Air Project    https://heritageoftheair.org.au/

 

Publications:  

https://heritageoftheair.org.au/publications/#

http://connectingthenation.net.au/

 

Assoc. Prof. Alice Gorman, Flinders University.

Faculty member of the International Space University's Southern Hemisphere Space Program

https://www.flinders.edu.au/people/alice.gorman

 

Assoc. Prof. Justin St. P. Walsh, Chapman University.

https://www.chapman.edu/our-faculty/justin-walsh

 

The International space Station Archaeology Project: 

https://issarchaeology.org/

 

Publications: 

Walsh, J. & Gorman, A. in press. 'A methodology for research in space archaeology: The International Space Station Archaeological Project'.  

Gorman, A. 2020. 'Space heritage: artefacts and archaeology', Journal & Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 153 (1): 94-96.

Salmond, W. Walsh, J. & Gorman, A. 2020. 'Eternity in Low Earth Orbit: Icons on the International Space Station', Religions 11: 611.

Gorman, A. 2019. Dr Space Junk vs. The Universe: Archaeology and the Future. Sydney, New South Books.

 

 

This is a podcast about new and innovative research in archaeology.

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Season 3 is on Early Medieval Europe.

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