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Australian and Pacific Archaeology

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AASV - The Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria
The Society exists to promote the study of, to conduct and assist in investigations and observations relating to each and all of, to create opportunities for friendly co-operation among persons interested in the advancement of, to interest and educate the public in Archaeology, Ethno-Archaeology, Ethno-History and Anthropology in all their branches and to do all such things as are incidental or necessary for the carrying out of these purposes.

Aboriginal Studies WWW Virtual Library
This document keeps track of leading information facilities in the field of Australian Aboriginal studies.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, University of Queensland
These Web pages have been prepared by the staff of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit to bring together relevant information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who may want to become students at the University of Queensland, for students who are interested in taking courses in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies and for people interested in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and issues.

Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology Home Page, University of New England.

Anthropology and Sociology, University of Queensland
The mission of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology is to conduct research of the highest international standard which increases our understanding of present and past societies and which, through the provision of quality education programs and involvement in community affairs, conveys this knowledge to our students and local, national and international communities.

Archaeology Home Page, Flinders University
Archaeology has been taught at Flinders University since the early 1980s. Strengths include Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal) art and archaeology, Celtic art and archaeology, archaeological science, gender studies, historical archaeology and maritime archaeology. Staff and students are actively engaged in research projects in all of these areas.

Archaeology of Whaling in Southern Australia and New Zealand
The AWSANZ project (the Archaeology of Whaling in Southern Australia and New Zealand) is an international collaborative project initiated and directed by Dr Susan Lawrence at La Trobe University in Melbourne and Mark Staniforth at Flinders University in Adelaide. The project addresses aspects of the archaeology and history of Australasia's colonial whaling industry.

Archaeology World
Explore information on Australian and Pacific archaeology, Unconventional archaeology, prehistoric stone artefacts, and photographs of archaeological sites. Visit the home pages of the Vanuatu Cultural Centre and the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (IPPA).

AURA Home Page
Australian Rock Art Research Association. This WWW facility is specifically intended as a vehicle to disseminate information on rock art research throughout the world.

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Australian National University, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
The Australian National University is a leading international centre for archaeological and anthropological research. The Department of Archaeology in the Faculty of Arts is a multi-disciplinary department concerned with teaching and research in Archaeology, Anthropology and Biological Anthropology.

Australian National University, Division of Archaeology and Natural History

Canberra Archaeological Society
The Canberra Archaeological Society was formed in 1963 to cater for the needs of all people interested in archaeology.

Centre for Archaeology, University of Western Australia
The Centre for Archaeology at the University of Western Australia is dedicated to teaching and research in archaeology. Archaeology may be taken as a major sequence (see unit descriptions) in either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, and facilities are available for students to undertake postgraduate degrees by research.

Centre of Excellence in Maritime Archaeology
The Centre provides a resource base for the advancement of maritime archaeology and maritime archaeological conservation nationally and internationally, to a standard of excellence, to a client group which includes the Australian delegated authorities and practitioners.

Classics and Ancient History Department, University of Queensland

Classics and Archaeology, University of Melbourne

Current Research in the Pacific, University of Calgary

Department of Anthropology and Archaeology Homepage, James Cook University
The School of Anthropology and Archaeology has a lecturing staff of fourteen and approximately twenty postgraduate students. Staff and postgraduate students are involved in research within Australia and in Asia, the Pacific, Papua New Guinea and elsewhere. The Department is committed to research and teaching in a number of dynamic new areas. These include the Master of Cultural Heritage Studies and the undergraduate program in Marine Archaeology which is unique in Australia.

E-mail addresses of Australian archaeologists

Guam Historic Resources Division
The mission of the Historic Resources Division is to identify, preserve, and protect cultural sites on Guam. Also, to maintain and interpret information about these sites for the public to promote greater appreciation, understanding, and inspiration drawing on the values embodied in these sites.

HMS Pandora (1791) naval frigate
Since 1983, the Queensland Museum has been excavating the wreck of the Pandora - widely regarded as one of the most significant shipwrecks in the Southern Hemisphere. A reliable workhorse of the fleet, the Pandora was the 24 gun frigate sent in search of the infamous Bounty mutineers in 1790. What is the full story of the Pandora? And how did the men who sailed her live while at sea? The Queensland Museum is piecing together the Pandora puzzle. Here we present a comprehensive overview of HMS Pandora and the Museum's excavations.

The Javanese House at Serge's Web Site

La Trobe University, School of Archaeology

New Guinea Research Project
The Field Museum, Chicago

New Zealand Archaeological Association
The objectives of the NZAA are to promote and foster research into the archaeology of New Zealand. The NZAA runs a Site Recording Scheme, which contains the records of over    40 000 archaeological sites. The records are used for the purpose of research and protection of the sites.

New Zealand Archaeological Radiocarbon Database

School of Archaeology, The University of Sydney

University of Western Australia, Department of Anthropology


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