Issues in the Repatriation of Indigenous Knowledge: An International Panel - Religious Studies Seminar

Title
Issues in the Repatriation of Indigenous Knowledge: An International Panel - Religious Studies Seminar
Speaker(s)
Hosted by: School of Divinity # UoE
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Date and Time
7th Nov 2018 16:00 - 7th Nov 2018 17:30
Location
Martin Hall, School of Divinity, Mound Place
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/cst/events_at_the_centre/special_events_and_lectures/2018_2019/issues_in_the_repatriation_of_indigenous_knowledge_an_international_panel_-_religious_studies_seminar

Followed by launch of James Cox’s new book: Restoring the Chain of Memory: T.G.H. Strehlow and the Repatriation of Indigenous Knowledge (Equinox, 2018).

Programme (Dr Steven Sutcliffe, University of Edinburgh, Chair)

Professor Bjørn Ola Tafjord, University of Trømso, The Arctic University of Norway:

‘Indigenous Religion as a Method’

Professor Carole Cusack, University of Sydney:

‘Gendered Anthropology: Research on Aboriginal Women’s Ritual Life’

Dr Arkotong Longkumer, University of Edinburgh:

‘Digital Repatriation of Indigenous Knowledge: The Role of the Researcher’

Professor James Cox, University of Edinburgh and Western Sydney University:

‘Who Owns Indigenous Knowledge? Knowledge as Property in Central Australia’

Speakers will have 15 minutes for their presentations.  A general panel discussion will follow for 15 minutes with the final 15 minutes devoted to questions or comments from the audience. 

The Book Launch: 5.30 – 6.00 pm followed by light refreshments.

Dr Steven Sutcliffe, chairing.  Comments by Bjørn Ola Tafjord and Carole Cusack with a response by James Cox.  

James L. Cox. Restoring the Chain of Memory. T.G.H. Strehlow and the Repatriation of Australian Indigenous Knowledge. Sheffield: Equinox, 2018.

A special discount of 50% is being offered by the publisher to participants at this book launch (Flyers offering the discount will be available at the book launch).

Refreshments will be served in the foyer outside the Althaus-Reid Seminar Room, compliments of Equinox Publishing.