Douze jours à Nuku Hiva

Rencontres et révolte russe dans le Pacifique Sud

Elena Govor (edited by Marie-Noelle Ottino-Garanger) | 2021

La première expédition russe autour du monde, à l’aube du dix-neuvième siècle, fit suite à celles de Bougainville, Cook et La Pérouse. Menée par le commandant balte-allemand Adam von Krusenstern, elle était, à elle seule,…



Gender stereotypes in archaeology

A short reflection in image and text

Edited by Laura Coltofean-Arizancu, Bisserka Gaydarska & Uroš Matić | 2021

Were men the only hunters and producers of tools, art and innovation in prehistory? Were women the only gatherers, home-bound breeders and caregivers? Are all prehistoric female depictions mother goddesses? And do women and men…



Pieces of a Nation

South Sudanese Heritage and Museum Collections

Edited by Zoe Cormack & Cherry Leonardi | 2021

South Sudan became independent in 2011 after decades of rebel wars with the Government of Sudan. Independence prompted discussions about South Sudanese identity and shared history, in which material objects and cultural heritage featured as…



Museum, Magic, Memory

Curating Paul Denys Montague

Julie Adams | 2021

In 2012, a chance encounter between a curator and a century-old expedition journal occurred in the archives of a Cambridge museum. The journal was written by a young anthropologist, Paul Denys Montague, and recorded his…



Healing Power

Living Traditions, Global Interactions

Edited by Cunera Buijs & Wouter Welling | 2021

Hidden healing practices exert fascination and stimulate extensive scientific and public interest. It is a contested topic for many indigenous peoples. Throughout the ages, numerous spiritual healing forms have been marginalized or severely persecuted. Nowadays,…



Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth

Cloth, Collections, Communities

Edited by Frances Lennard & Andy Mills | 2020

Barkcloth or tapa, a cloth made from the inner bark of trees, was widely used in place of woven cloth in the Pacific islands until the 19th century. A ubiquitous material, it was integral to…



Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia

Onesius Otenieli Daeli | 2020

Ci is the Asmat word for dugout canoe. The ci is an integral part of the everyday life of the Asmat – an ethnic group residing in eastern Indonesia in Papua province (formerly Irian Jaya)…



Douze jours à Nuku Hiva

Rencontres et révolte russe dans le Pacifique Sud

Elena Govor (edited by Marie-Noelle Ottino-Garanger) | 2021

La première expédition russe autour du monde, à l’aube du dix-neuvième siècle, fit suite à celles de Bougainville, Cook et La Pérouse. Menée par le commandant balte-allemand Adam von Krusenstern, elle était, à elle seule,…



Gender stereotypes in archaeology

A short reflection in image and text

Edited by Laura Coltofean-Arizancu, Bisserka Gaydarska & Uroš Matić | 2021

Were men the only hunters and producers of tools, art and innovation in prehistory? Were women the only gatherers, home-bound breeders and caregivers? Are all prehistoric female depictions mother goddesses? And do women and men…



Pieces of a Nation

South Sudanese Heritage and Museum Collections

Edited by Zoe Cormack & Cherry Leonardi | 2021

South Sudan became independent in 2011 after decades of rebel wars with the Government of Sudan. Independence prompted discussions about South Sudanese identity and shared history, in which material objects and cultural heritage featured as…



Museum, Magic, Memory

Curating Paul Denys Montague

Julie Adams | 2021

In 2012, a chance encounter between a curator and a century-old expedition journal occurred in the archives of a Cambridge museum. The journal was written by a young anthropologist, Paul Denys Montague, and recorded his…



Healing Power

Living Traditions, Global Interactions

Edited by Cunera Buijs & Wouter Welling | 2021

Hidden healing practices exert fascination and stimulate extensive scientific and public interest. It is a contested topic for many indigenous peoples. Throughout the ages, numerous spiritual healing forms have been marginalized or severely persecuted. Nowadays,…



Material Approaches to Polynesian Barkcloth

Cloth, Collections, Communities

Edited by Frances Lennard & Andy Mills | 2020

Barkcloth or tapa, a cloth made from the inner bark of trees, was widely used in place of woven cloth in the Pacific islands until the 19th century. A ubiquitous material, it was integral to…



Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia

Onesius Otenieli Daeli | 2020

Ci is the Asmat word for dugout canoe. The ci is an integral part of the everyday life of the Asmat – an ethnic group residing in eastern Indonesia in Papua province (formerly Irian Jaya)…






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