Spatio-Temporal Disjunctions in An Enduring Civilization: Reflections on Two Exhibitions of Indigenous Australia

  • Howard Morphy, Director of the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, National University of Australia; Claude Levi-Strauss Visiting Scholar at MOA
    Coach House, Green College, UBC

    Monday, March 11, 5-6:30 pm
    in the series
    Green College and MOA Special Lecture
  •  
  • This lecture will reflect on two linked exhibitions of objects from Australia in the British Museum collections. The first, held in London in 2015, was Indigenous Australia, Enduring Civilisation. A companion exhibition, Encounters, was held the following year at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. The exhibitions included many of the same objects but had different curatorial teams and different audiences in mind. While as a post-colonial nation-state Australia is imagined as a whole, the objects exhibited often reflect different space-times existing contemporaneously in different parts of the continent during the process of colonization. In this lecture Howard Morphy considers the theoretical implications of different relationships to the past in the development of policy in the present.
  •  
  •  
  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
March 11th, 2019 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
Location
Coach House
6201 Cecil Green Park Rd
Green College, UBC
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada
Custom Lecture Fields
Is this event a spotlight? No
Speaker Series Green College and MOA Special Lecture
Short Title Spatio-Temporal Disjunctions in An Enduring Civilization: Reflections on Two Exhibitions of Indigenous Australia
Speaker (new) Howard Morphy, Director of the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, National University of Australia; Claude Levi-Strauss Visiting Scholar at MOA
Short Speaker Howard Morphy
Speaker First Name
Speaker Last Name
Speaker Affiliation
Speaker Credentials
Speaker Image
Youtube URL
Podcast URL
Bio Field

Help spread the word

Please help us and let your friends, colleagues and followers know about our page: Spatio-Temporal Disjunctions in An Enduring Civilization: Reflections on Two Exhibitions of Indigenous Australia


You can also share the below link in an email or on your website.
https://greencollege.ubc.ca/civicrm/event/info?id=975&reset=1