Anthropologies of Change

Theoretical and Methodological Challenges

The second in a series of workshops for anthropologists working in native title

Anthropology for Native Title Workshop image

A Workshop for Native Title Anthropologists
Thursday 25 - Friday 26 August 2011
Marjorie Oldfield Lecture Theatre, University of Sydney

Professor Emeritus Diane Austin-Broos (University of Sydney)
Professor Emeritus Bob Tonkinson (University of Western Australia)
Dr Gaynor Macdonald (University of Sydney)

Professor James Weiner (Australian National University)

Gaynor Macdonald (University of Sydney), Toni Bauman (NTRU, AIATSIS)


Day 1: Presentations and discussions on the ways anthropologists have understood and critiqued ‘change’ and ‘continuity’ past and present. This day is about critical and engaged anthropology - not native title per se. Mandatory reading materials will be pre-circulated when you register.

Day 2: Hands on application of Day 1 principles to native title and the writing of connection reports (bring your own materials to work on if you like)

Registration: Register as soon as possible
Limited places - on a first come, first serve basis
Register online at

Costs: Full time employed: $150 (incl dinner)
Full time employed, Day 1 only: $100.00 (incl dinner)
(Day 2 only not available)
Some support for non-salaried applications may be available

Participation: Anthropologists working in native title
Small possible allocation of places for native title historians