Past Events

    Connections

    01.04.16 | An exhibition of Connections to Country through Culture


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    An Ecology of Mind

    27.04.16 | ALTAR film screening


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    The linguistic history of Ecuador: insights from toponymy

    27.04.16 | LCRC seminar by Martin Kohlberger


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    Onomasiological theory of word-formation

    13.04.16 | LCRC seminar by Pavol Stekauer


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    Typology in word-formation

    20.04.16 | LCRC seminar by Livia Körtvélyessy


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    Possession in Fijian

    01.06.16 | LCRC workshop by Bob Dixon


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    Serial verbs in Mandarin

    08.06.16 | LCRC seminar by Bai Junwei (Abe)


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    Malaria elimination: shifting priorities in malaria drug discovery research

    15.06.16 | LCRC seminar by Kathy Andrews


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    Possession in Murui Wototo

    22.06.16 | Workshop presented by Kasia Wojtylak

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    28th Annual Conference of the Chinese Economics Society Australia (CESA)

    17.07.16 | In Search of New Sources of Growth: What China Should Do Next?


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    Ecofeminism, Educators and Climate Change Symposium

    21.07.16 | Registration now open


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    Bridging research & design in landscape architecture

    28.04.16 | Designed in Cairns Seminar by Dr Gillian Lawson


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    Development, community development and native title holders

    16.06.16 | A free event but please register. Videolinked to Townsville, JCU 009-001, Darwin CDU Casuarina Campus, Northern Institute, Building Yellow 1 Level 2 Room 48 (Savanna Room) & Alice Springs Central Land Council

    Please note NT start time is 5:30 pm


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    Notebook on Cities and Clothes

    25.05.16 | ALTAR film screening


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    TEDxJCUCairns

    30.09.16 | TEDxJCUCairns 2016 will be held at The Cairns Institute on 30 September 2016


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    Emerging designers panel

    26.05.16 | Designed in Cairns seminar series


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    Possession in Kandozi

    06.07.16 | Workshop by Simon Overall in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Verbal number in Chini

    13.07.16 | Seminar by Joseph Brooks in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre seminar


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    Possession in Shiwiar

    20.07.16 | Workshop by Martin Kohlberger in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Possession in Yalaku

    27.07.16 | Workshop by Alexandra Aikhenvald in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Possession in Chini

    03.08.16 | Workshop by Joseph Brooks in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Creativity in language: Secret codes and special styles

    10.08.16 | Special international workshop coordinated by Alexandra Aikhenvald and Anne Storch

    Language & Culture Research Centre international workshop


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    Possessive constructions and nominalization in Kove

    17.08.16 | Seminar by Hiroko Sato in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre seminar


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    Grammatical categories and information structure

    29.06.16 | Special Language & Culture Research Centre Workshop

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Tobruk Memorial Pool

    23.06.16 | Seminar presented by Michael Martino - MMP Architects

    Designed in Cairns seminar


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    Early Years Conference

    04.08.16 | Today's Children - Tomorrow's Future


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    Sangkulirand Rock Art, East Kalimantan Province (Indonesian East Borneo)

    12.07.16 | Public lecture by Dr Pindi Setiawan

    The Cairns Institute lecture theatre D3.054


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    Chinese Economics Society Public Forums

    19.07.16 | Forum 1: Attracting More Chinese Tourists to Australia and the Cairns Region: What Do We Need to Do? Forum 2: In Search of New Sources of Growth: What China Should Do Next?


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    The Intervention Trilogy

    17.08.16 | ALTAR film screening


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    The grammar of knowledge: What we know and how to know more

    17.08.16 | Alexandra Aikhenvald - CASE seminar series Cairns D3.003 & Townsville 4.225


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    Songs and stories from the Lihir Islands, Papua New Guinea

    24.08.16 | Seminar by Kirsty Gillespie in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre seminar


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    Possession in Chamacoco

    31.08.16 | Workshop by Luca Ciucci in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Aspects of Nonuya (Witotoan) grammar

    07.09.16 | Seminar by Kasia Wojtylak in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Possession in Satipo Ashaninka

    14.09.16 | Workshop by Elena Mihas in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Possession in Dyirbal

    21.09.16 | Workshop by Bob Dixon in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language & Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Tanna

    14.09.16 | ALTAR film screening


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    An update on archaeological and palaeoenvironmental research on Barrow Island, Northwest Australia

    05.08.16 | Seminar by Christa Placzek in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar


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    The potential of QEMSCAN and GEOBIA (Object Based Image Analysis) for the identification of temper grains in ceramics

    12.08.16 | Seminar by Christian Reepmeyer in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar


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    Radiocarbon calibration, or why never to trust an archaeologist

    19.08.16 | Seminar by Matthew Felgate in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archeaology Research Laboratory seminar


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    An AINSE winter school experience

    26.08.16 | Seminar by Redbird Ferguson in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Laboratory seminar


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    How the eResearch Centre and Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation can power-up archaeological research

    02.09.16 | Seminar by Collin Storlie in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar


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    Boundaries, connections and cultural heritage management challenges: The rock art of the Chillagoe-Mungana Limestone Belt, North Queensland

    09.09.16 | Seminar by Nikki Winn in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar


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    Engineered land and seascapes: Using UAVs and photogrammetry to investigate Kaiadilt Aboriginal stone-walled intertidal fish traps in the South Welles

    16.09.16 | Seminar by Texas Nagel in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar


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    'Crows', swimming logs and auditory exostoses: Aboriginal occupation of the Keppel Islands, Central Queensland Coast

    23.09.16 | Seminar by Mike Rowland in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar


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    Remote sensing

    14.10.16 | Seminar by Karen Joyce in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar


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    Updates on JCU archaeology in Laos: Two and a half projects

    21.10.16 | Seminar by Nigel Chang and friends in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Centre seminar


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    The obsidian evidence for the scale of social life during the Palaeolithic

    28.10.16 | Seminar by Theodora Moutsiou in Cairns room A21-002 and Townsville room 009-002

    Tropical Archaeology Research Centre seminar


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    Environmental education in New Zealand: What we are researching about it!

    04.08.16 | Presentation and discussion by Dr Chris Eames, University of Waikato, New Zealand in The Cairns Institute room D3.103 and video link to Townsville TBA

    Centre for Research & Innovation in Sustainability Education


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    Critical/creative practice-led research

    27.09.16 |

    A one day scoping and agenda-setting workshop


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    The Man Who Saved the World

    22.09.16 | Special film screening by Red Cross and The Cairns Institute


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    Motorkite Dreaming

    26.10.16 | ALTAR film screening at The Tanks. Ticketing info at www.tanksartcentre.com


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    The Playful - and Problematic?

    26.09.16 | HDR student seminar


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    Exhibition, Video Art and Performance as Interventionist Research Method

    12.10.16 | HDR Workshop


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    Possession in Circum-Baltic languages

    05.10.16 | Seminar by Lidia Mazzitelli in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language and Culture Research Centre seminar


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    Possession in Tariana

    12.10.16 | Workshop by Alexandra Aihkenvald in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language and Culture Research Centre workshop


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    Possession in Ninggirum

    19.10.16 | Workshop by Howard Oates in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!

    Language and Culture Research Centre workshop


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    The alignment person-marking system in Karijona

    26.10.16 | LCRC seminar by David Felipe Guerro Beltrán

    Language and Culture Research Centre seminar in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!


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    On para-hypotactical structures in Zamucoan (Ayoreo, Chamacoco)

    02.11.16 | Seminar by Luca Ciucci

    Language and Culture Research Centre seminar in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!


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    Morphophonemic processes in Gawwada: A moraic model representation

    09.11.16 | Seminar by Firew Girma Worku

    Language and Culture Research Centre seminar in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!


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    Intonation and prosodic marking of prominence in educated Indian English

    16.11.16 | Seminar by Olga Maxwell

    Language and Culture Research Centre seminar in The Cairns Institute Building D3.150. All welcome!


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    Cairns architecture: old, valuable and sometimes lost

    06.10.16 | Designed in Cairns seminar


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    The deep history of sea country

    06.10.16 | Professional Inaugural lecture by Professor Sean Ulm at The Pullman Cairns International


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    Digital Humanities@JCU

    03.11.16 | You are invited to celebrate the work of some of our JCU digital humanities researchers at this year’s Digital Humanities@JCU event


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    The Courtenay Lecture 2016

    17.10.16 | Ensuring no-one is left behind: global commitments and local challenges for sustainable development and poverty alleviation


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    Facial expressions, gestures and whistled words: Alternative ways of communicating information and emotion among the Cherang'any of Kenya

    22.11.16 | Language and Culture Research Centre seminar by Angelika Miezner in The Cairns institute D3.150. All welcome!


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    Evaluatives in grammar

    30.11.16 | Language and Culture Research Centre seminar by Inti Aedo Orozco in The Cairns Institute D3.150. All welcome!


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    Initial insights from the multilingual Sibundoy Valley (Colombia)

    07.12.16 | Language and Culture Research Centre seminar by Martin Kohlberger in The Cairns Institute D3.150. All welcome!


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    LCRC end-of-year roundtable

    14.12.16 | Language and Culture Research Centre end of year roundtable in The Cairns Institute D3.150. All welcome!


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    A grammar of Murui (Bue): A Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia

    17.11.16 | PhD pre-completion seminar by Katarzyna (Kasia) Wojtylak

    Cairns D003-063 videolinked to Townsville 9.001


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    A grammar of Mursi, a Nilo-Saharan language

    17.11.16 | PhD confirmation seminar by Firew Girma Worku

    Cairns A21.001 videolinked to Townsville 9.001


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    Creating Futures 2017 Conference (CF17)

    18.09.17 | Creating Futures 2017 Conference in Fiji 18-21 September 2017


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    Big data and smart cities

    01.02.17 | Seminar by Professor Bela Stantic, Griffith University


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    Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability

    17.01.18 | Open now for proposal submission and registration.


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    Scholarly writing masterclass

    02.03.17 | Writing for publication is a 7 x 3 hour masterclass at Cairns and Townsville


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    Tropics of the Imagination Conference

    06.09.17 | Hosted by James Cook University in Singapore


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    Anthropocene

    15.03.17 | Free ALTAR film screenings

    Free ALTAR film screening


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    "Maritime" archaeology at Point Pearce Aboriginal Mission/Burgiyana

    24.02.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Maddy Fowler in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030

    Cairns room B1.107


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    Lightning strikes and green ant nests: 5 months searching for archaeological sites in the remote Lizard Island Group, Great Barrier Reef

    03.03.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Sam Aird in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030

    Cairns room B1.107


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    A Tonga fieldwork update

    10.03.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Redbird Ferguson and Christian Reepmeyer in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030

    Cairns room B1.107


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    TBA

    17.03.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Nigel Chang and friends in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145.030


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    Fire and environmental change in Northern Australia during the late Holocene

    24.03.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Emma Rehn in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 154.030


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    An update on the progress of the Homo naledi investigation

    07.04.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Paul Dirks and Eric Roberts in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030


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    Bridging the divide in heritage: Cultural heritage management at the Sepon Gold and Copper Mine, Lao PDR

    21.04.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Nick Roberts in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030


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    'Excavating' ethnographic collections to reconstruct indigenous perspectives on colonialism

    28.04.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Robin Torrence in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030


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    Stones in the sea: Using UAVs and photogrammetry to investigate Kaiadilt Aboriginal stone-walled intertidal fish traps in the South Wellesley Islands

    05.05.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Texas Nagel in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030


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    A geologist's view of human dispersal routes to Sahul

    12.05.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Michael Bird in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030


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    Investigating palaeopathology on skeletal remains from Myanmar

    19.05.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Anna Willis in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030


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    Magic molluscs: Illuminating mollusc pigment patterning using ultraviolet fluorescence

    26.05.17 | Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory seminar by Cailey Maclaurin in Cairns room B1.107 and Townsville ATSIP room 145-030


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    Transforming HIV prevention & care for marginalised populations

    12.04.17 | Community forum presented by Chris Walsh on behalf of the College of Arts, Society & Education and The Cairns Institute

    Crowther lecture theatre Cairns with videolink to Townsville City Campus Moot Court 4th floor


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    Disasters and social resilience: A bioecological approach

    11.05.17 | Community forum presented by Helen Boon and David King followed by a discussion on resilience in the tropics


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    Researching positive youth development in the shanty towns of post-colonial Haiti

    27.02.17 | Seminar by Kristine Andreassen


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    Modelling environmental impacts of agriculture

    01.03.17 | TESS seminar by Paul Nelson


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    Native Title Workshop for Mid-Career Anthropologists

    18.09.17 | Facilitated by The Cairns Institute and the Centre for Native Title Anthropology (ANU), this workshop will enhance your professional skills in the Native Title arena


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    Phrasal verbs in English: The bare bones

    15.03.17 | LCRC seminar by Bob Dixon


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    Remarkable imperatives in Yalaku

    22.03.17 | LCRC seminar by Alexandra Aikhenvald


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    Morphosyntax of nominal suffixation in Chamacoco

    29.03.17 | LCRC seminar by Luca Ciucci


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions: An introduction to the 2017 Workshop

    05.04.17 | LCRC workshop by Bob Dixon and Alexandra Aikhenvald


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    Canning Paradise

    12.04.17 | Free ALTAR film screening


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    Salero

    17.05.17 | Free ALTAR film screening


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    International Women's Day Afternoon Tea

    10.03.17 | International Women's Day Afternoon Tea Invitation


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    Fairy Tale Interrupted: Feminism, Masculinity, Wonder Cinema

    15.03.17 | Open Book Seminar Series 2017

    Seminar by Allison Craven followed by a discussion on gender representation in Disney


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    How gender shapes the world

    08.06.17 | Open Book Seminar Series 2017


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    Berlioz’ Memoirs and Delacroix’s Journal: Context, Personality, Ethos

    12.04.17 | LCRC seminar by Richard Lansdown


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in Jarawara

    17.05.17 | LCRC workshop by Bob Dixon


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in Manambu

    19.04.17 | LCRC workshop by Alexandra Aikhenvald


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    Non-spatial setting in White Hmong

    26.04.17 | LCRC seminar by Nathan White


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in Kove

    10.05.17 | LCRC workshop by Hiroko Sato


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in Murui

    14.06.17 | LCRC workshop by Kasia Wojtylak


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    International Day of the Tropics Lecture

    29.06.17 | Lecture streamed from JCU Singapore Campus 3:00 - 5:00pm


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    Dyirbal thesaurus and dictionary book launch

    03.05.17 | Book launch of three volumes containing documentation by R. M. W. (Bob) Dixon of one of the original languages of North Queensland


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in Kandozi

    24.05.17 | LCRC workshop by Simon Overall


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    TEDxJCUCairns

    02.09.17 | Register now for Saturday 2 September 2017


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    Mabo Legacy Public Seminar

    31.05.17 | A celebration of the 25th anniversary of the landmark decision on Indigenous land rights


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    Life on the River

    05.06.17 | Sepik and Amazon: Ambonwari and Murui

    Free public exhibition


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    Indigenous Theory Reading Group - Frantz Fanon

    16.06.17 | Join a discussion on decolonisation with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples


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    Phonotactic constraints in Rekinniki Koryak (Chukotko-Kamchatkan)

    05.07.17 | LCRC seminar by Elena Mihas


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    Directional prefixes on verbs in Munya

    12.07.17 | LCRC seminar by Bai Junwei (Abe)


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in Tariana

    26.07.17 | LCRC workshop by Alexandra Aikhenvald


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    Night Parrot Stories

    13.09.17 | Free ALTAR film screening


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    When Two Worlds Collide

    23.08.17 | Free ALTAR film screening


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    Linguistic features of the languages of the Caquetá-Putumayo River basins in north-west Amazonia

    02.08.17 | LCRC Seminar by Kasia Wojtylak


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    Andean features in Kawapanan languages

    16.08.17 | LCRC Workshop by Pilar Valenzula


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    The significance of the incomprehensible in Awiakay and Meakambut songs

    23.08.17 | LCRC Seminar by Darja Hoenigman


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    Bride price and prejudice: A visual anthology of marriage and modernity in Mount Hagan

    19.07.17 | LCRC Seminar by Rosita Henry & Daniela  Vávrová


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    LCRC International Workshop: Classifiers and genders in Amazonia and beyond

    09.08.17 |


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    NAIDOC Week Panel Discussion

    03.07.17 | A Commitment to National Reconciliation


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    Frank Oberklaid Lecture and Discussion

    14.07.17 | Mission Australia‘s Communities for Children program is hosting a lecture and discussion with Professor Frank Oberklaid - The foundations of health and wellbeing are established in the early years - What is the latest research telling us


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    The Islands and the Whales

    18.10.17 | ALTAR Free Film Screening


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    Guest Lecture by Noel Pearson: One of the greatest productions of human art: John Milton’s Paradise Lost

    30.08.17 |


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    PNG/Pacific Connections Research Forum

    18.08.17 | PNG – A way forward: promoting an understanding of PNG culture


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    Getting into Print in the Sciences

    02.08.17 | TARL seminar by Michael Bird | Room D3-063 CNS / 145-030 TSV

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory Seminar Series


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    Getting into Print in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    02.08.17 | TARL Seminar | Room D3-063 CNS / 145-030 TSV

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory Seminar Series


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    Homo naledi’s surprisingly young age and its implications for human evolution

    04.08.17 | TARL Seminar by Paul Dirks & Eric Roberts | Cairns: B001-107 | Townsville: 004-006

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory Seminar Series


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    Transforming our understanding of Australia's Indigenous heritage and environmental past: Introducing the new ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian

    25.08.17 | TARL seminar by Michael Bird & Sean Ulm | Cairns: B001-107 | Townsville: 004-006

    Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory Seminar Series


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    Enhancing training advantage for remote learners

    18.08.17 | Seminar presented by John Guenther, Anne Stephens & Davena Munro Friday 18 August 2017 | 1:00-2:00 pm | The Cairns Institute D3.144 | James Cook University, McGregor Rd, Smithfield


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    The archaeology of Barrow Island: The Atlantis of the Northern Australia

    20.09.17 | TESS/Cairns Institute Seminar


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    Analysis of 17th and 18th Century Laos pottery motifs

    11.08.17 | CABAH/TARL seminar by Sandra Boswell | Cairns: B001-107 | Townsville: 004-006


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    Assessing stable isotope data from archaeological White-Tailed deer remains

    18.08.17 | TARL/CABAH seminar by Maria Jose Rivera Araya


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    Metaphorical uses of Japanese numeral classifiers

    30.08.17 | LCRC Seminar by Nerida Jarkey & Hiroko Komatsu


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    Complex predicates in Dzongkha and Tshangla

    06.09.17 | LCRC Seminar by Pema Wangdi


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    Serial verb constructions in Amazonian languages

    13.09.17 | LCRC Seminar by Alexandra Aikhenvald


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in Satipo Asheninka

    20.09.17 | LCRC Workshop by Elena Mihas


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    An Update on the Lizard Island Archaeological Project: Investigating Dingaal Seascapes on the Great Barrier Reef, Far North Queensland

    01.09.17 | CABAH/TARL Seminar

    CABAH/TARL seminar by Sean Ulm (ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, JCU) and Ian McNiven (ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, Monash University)


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    Murujuga: Dynamics of the Dreaming

    22.09.17 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Jo McDonald

    Friday 22 September 2017 | Cairns B1.107 & Townsville 004-006 | 4:00-5:00 pm


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    Defiant Lives

    11.09.17 | The rise and triumph of the Disability Rights Movement

    Feature documentary screening at The Cairns Institute, Monday 11 September 2017 at 5:30pm


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    Reflexive & reciprocal constructions in Munya

    11.10.17 | LCRC Workshop by Bai Junwei (Abe)


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    Reflexive & reciprocal constructions in Hmong

    18.10.17 | LCRC Workshop by Nathan White


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    When worlds collide

    01.11.17 | LCRC Seminar by Christian Reepmeyer


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    On the reconstruction of proto-Zamucoan verb inflection

    08.11.17 | LCRC Workshop by Luca Ciucci


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    The secret and the sacred: Working with such knowledge

    15.11.17 | Language & Culture Research Centre International Workshop


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    Sinkholes, swamps and savanna: A palaeoecological update

    06.10.17 | CABAH seminar by Dr Cassandra Rowe

    CABAH seminar by Dr Cassandra Rowe


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    Raw material movement in early Holocene Mediterranean seascapes: The view from Cyprus

    20.10.17 | CABAH seminar by Theodora Moutsiou


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    Parlour Forum: A Marvel of Women

    12.10.17 | Designed in Cairns Free Public Forum


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    Life after death: An anthropologists’ cine-dialectic

    26.10.17 | Free ALTAR event


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    Reflexive (and reciprocal) constructions in Yidiñ

    25.10.17 | LCRC Workshop by Bob Dixon


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    The cyclone written into our landscape

    22.11.17 | LCRC Seminar by Chrystopher Spicer


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    Interrogative intonation in Satipo Ashaninka (Arawak)

    24.11.17 | LCRC Seminar by Elena Mihas


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    Photography meets research

    23.11.17 | A discussion with wildlife photographer Jürgen Freund - all welcome!


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    Cruising the kula network

    18.12.17 | First results of an extraordinary expedition - a seminar by Associate Professor Susanne Kuehling


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    Linguistic Skills for Ethnographic Field Research Masterclass

    05.04.18 | JCU Professional Development Program RD7003


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    Language contact and emerging languages

    21.02.18 | LCRC International Workshop


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    Gugu Badhun: People of the Valley of Lagoons

    14.12.17 |

    Launch of book by Yvonne Cadet-James, Robert Andrew James, Sue McGinty & Russell McGregor


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    Reconstructing the possessive inflection of Proto-Zamucoan

    18.04.18 | LCRC seminar by Luca Ciucci


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    Number systems in Murui

    11.04.18 | LCRC workshop by Kasia Wojtylak


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    An overview of spatial location in Karijona (Carib.): The morphosyntax of the prepositional and demonstrative systems

    28.03.18 | LCRC seminar by David Felipe Guerrero


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    Number systems in Jarawara

    21.03.18 | LCRC workshop by Bob Dixon


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    Copula verbs in Munya

    14.03.18 | LCRC seminar by Bai Junwei (Abe)


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    Introduction to: Number systems in grammar

    07.03.18 | LCRC workshop by Alexandra Aikhenvald


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    Switch-reference in Southern Pomo

    28.02.18 | LCRC seminar by Alex Walker


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    Linguistic cleanliness is next to godliness – but not for conservative Anabaptists

    22.02.18 | LCRC seminar by Kate Burridge


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    Unserdeutsch: A borderline creole(?)

    21.02.18 | LCRC seminar by Péter Maitz


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    Reflexive and reciprocal constructions in Mursi

    14.02.18 | LCRC workshop by Firew Girma Worku


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    Albatross

    21.03.18 | Free ALTAR film screening


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    Barriers & bridges: The biogeographic theatre of SE Asia & its ever-changing stage

    23.02.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Chris Wurster | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 145-030 | All welcome!


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    Stable isotopes in precipitation and paleoclimatic archives in tropical areas

    02.03.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Niels Munksgaard | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    There is more to rainfall isotopic variability than rainfall amount

    09.03.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Costijn Zwart | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 134-105 | All welcome!


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    Scratched surfaces: Dialogic remains of tangible and ephemeral European inscription across the Palimpsest landscape of Sweers

    23.03.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Sarah Collins | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    Big test pits: looking for the neolithic at Non Ban Jak, a (mostly) Iron Age site in NE Thailand

    06.04.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Nigel Chang & friends | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    Plasticene Marine

    16.03.18 |

    Exhibition


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    Creative Ecologies

    16.03.18 | One day workshop on art, science and community collaboration in the Anthropocene


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    Forum on modern slavery in mega sporting events

    15.03.18 | Free seminar


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    #METOO - A hypothetical journey

    15.05.18 | Balancing the scales for gender parity and equality


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    Boomerang Bags

    22.03.18 | Boomerang Bags volunteers will craft bags from recycled fabrics as part of the Plasticene Marine exhibition


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    Sago production, human impacts, climate change, and ecological dynamics at Lake Kutubu

    13.04.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Simon Haberle | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    Re-evaluating the evidence of the earliest colonisation of Australia: The Madjebebe case

    20.04.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Jim O'Donnell | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    OSL dating of terminal Pleistocene and early Holocene human occupation sites in Oman

    27.04.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Lauren Linnelucke | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    Heritage lost: The destruction of old Kashgar

    04.05.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Anna Hayes | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    Archaeological tuna records and the implications for assessing ENSO variability in the western and central Pacific Ocean

    11.05.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Ariana Lambrides | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    Experimental archaeology: An evaluation of the impact of human trampling on an archaeological deposit

    18.05.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Graham Cotter | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    Our genomes, our heritage

    25.05.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Nathan Woolford | 1:00-2:00 pm| Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 009.002 | All welcome!


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    The Age of Consequences

    11.04.18 | Free ALTAR film screening


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    Number systems in Southern Pomo

    02.05.18 | LCRC workshop by Alex Walker


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    Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival

    23.05.18 | Free ALTAR film screening


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    Number systems in Karijona

    09.05.18 | LCRC workshop by David Felipe Guerrero


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    Possession in Mursi

    16.05.18 | LCRC seminar by Firew Girma Worku

    LCRC seminar by Firew Girma Worku


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    Number words and the grammatical number system in Bena Bena

    23.05.18 | LCRC workshop by Carola Emkow


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    Number systems in Hmong

    30.05.18 | LCRC workshop by Nathan White


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    Roundtable discussion on 'The grammar of disease'

    06.06.18 |


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    Number systems in Munya

    13.06.18 | LCRC workshop by Bai Junwei (Abe)


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    Number systems in Tariana

    20.06.18 | LCRC workshop by Alexandra Aikhenvald


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    Roundtable discussion on 'The grammar of disease‘: Part 2

    27.06.18 | LCRC discussion


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    Hack the Reef

    21.04.18 |

    FREE event | Hack the Reef is the world’s first creative hackathon dedicated to finding solutions to problems facing the Great Barrier Reef


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    Social Entrepreneurship in Far North Queensland: Public Forum

    31.05.18 | Free public forum


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    The adventure of linguistic fieldwork: Meeting 1

    09.03.18 | LCRC talk by Peter Maitz & Kasia Wojtylak


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    The adventure of linguistic fieldwork: Meeting 2

    13.04.18 | LCRC talk by Junwei Bai & Alex Walker


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    The adventure of linguistic fieldwork: Meeting 3

    11.05.18 | LCRC talk by RMW Dixon and Luca Ciucci


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    You the Man

    05.05.18 | A play and discussion about unhealthy relationships that addresses bystander intervention and prevention


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    Introducing the Inclusive Systemic Evaluation approach and the Gender Equality, Environments, and Voices from the Margins Framework (#ISE4GEMs)

    08.05.18 | Are you: Responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of a project of any size? Interested in systems thinking? Trying to engage with marginalised communities?


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    Early Years Conference 2018

    17.05.18 |

    Today’s Children Tomorrow’s Future


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    The expression of number in Ventureño Chumash

    18.07.18 | LCRC workshop by Tim Henry-Rodriguez | 18 July 2018 | 4:00-5:30 pm| D3.150 | All welcome!


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    Number systems in Mursi

    04.07.18 | LCRC workshop by Firew Girma Worku | 4 July 2018 | 4:00-5:30 pm| D3.150 | All welcome!


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    International Workshop — Language contact and emerging languages

    11.07.18 | LCRC workshop organised by Alexandra Aikhenvald and Péter Maitz | 11-12 July 2018 | D3.063 | All welcome!


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    TEDxJCUCairns 2018

    27.10.18 | Saturday 27 October 2018 | James Cook University, Australia


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    NAIDOC Week 2018

    10.07.18 | Presented by: My Pathway (MP) and the Cairns Institute, James Cook University (JCU)


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    The Disappearance of Sombath Somphone

    09.07.18 | FREE SCREENING | Monday 9 July 2018 | 5:30-6:30pm | The Cairns Institute D3.054


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    Urban Resilience: How to adapt, survive and thrive in challenging times

    12.07.18 | People are at the heart of all cities


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    Same, similar, identical?

    08.08.18 | LCRC seminar by René van den Berg | 08 August 2018 | 4:00-5:30 pm| D3.150 | All welcome!


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    TEDxJCUCairns Pitch Night

    31.07.18 | Salt House, Cairns | 6:30 - 7:30 pm | Visit jcu.edu.au/pitch-night to apply

    Come along and be inspired as Cairns locals pitch their best ideas!


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    Plastic China

    22.08.18 | Free ALTAR film screening | 22 August 2018 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | The Cairns Institute D3.054


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    Life in an age of death

    04.12.18 | Australian Anthropological Society Conference | 4-7 December 2018 | James Cook University, Cairns | www.aasconf.org/2018/home


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    Justice Reinvestment in Northern Australia

    21.08.18 | Cairns Institute Policy paper launch and panel discussion


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    Highlights from the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

    03.08.18 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Dr Maddy Fowler


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    Number systems in Chamacoco

    10.10.18 | LCRC workshop by Luca Ciucci | Wednesday 10 October 2018 | 4:00-5:30 pm| D3.150 | All welcome!


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    Number systems in Dyirbal

    17.10.18 | LCRC workshop by Bob Dixon | Wednesday 17 October 2018 | 4:00-5:30 pm| D3.150 | All welcome!


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    An update on the Lizard Island archaeology project

    24.10.18 | LCRC seminar by Sean Ulm and Ian McNiven | Wednesday 24 October 2018 | 4:00-5:30 pm| D3.150 | All welcome!


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    Number systems in Manambu

    31.10.18 | LCRC workshop by Alexandra Aikhenvald | Wednesday 31 October 2018 | 4:00-5:30 pm| D3.150 | All welcome!


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    International Workshop: 'Word': its manifestations and functions

    03.10.18 | Convenors: Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, R. M. W. Dixon and Nathan White | 3-4 October 2018 | 4:00-5:30 pm| D3.150 | All welcome!


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    From fieldwork to reconstruction: Language documentation and historical linguistics

    07.11.18 | International Workshop: From fieldwork to reconstruction: Language documentation and historical linguistics | Organised by Luca Ciucci and Alexandra Aikhenvald | 7-8 November 2018 | D3.150 | All welcome!


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    Anote's Ark

    24.10.18 | Free ALTAR film screening | 24 October 2018 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | The Cairns Institute D3.054


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    Anuktatop: The Metamorphosis

    19.09.18 | Free ALTAR film screening | 19 September 2018 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | The Cairns Institute D3.054


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    An introduction to cosmogenic isotopes – Principles and practice

    31.08.18 | TARL/CABAH seminar by Keith Fifield | 31 August 2018 | 1:00-2:00pm | Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 301.007 | All welcome!


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    Highlights of the National Lacustrine Core Facility (LacCore) Summer Institute 2018

    07.09.18 | TARL/CABAH seminar by Maria Rivera Araya | 7 September 2018 | 1:00-2:00pm | Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 142-133 | All welcome!


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    Potters and miners: Investigating the prehistoric ceramics of the Vilabouly Complex of Ancient Copper Mining sites (Sepon), Lao PDR

    14.09.18 | TARL/CABAH seminar by Katherine Cameron | 14 September 2018 | 1:00-2:00pm | Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 142-133 | All welcome!


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    The enigma of Irvinebank mining: A study in cultural ecology

    21.09.18 | TARL/CABAH seminar by Graeme Cotter | 21 September 2018 | 1:00-2:00pm | Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 142-133 | All welcome!


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    The impact of human activities on dolines (sinkholes) on Karst and possibilities of their preservation

    19.10.18 | TARL/CABAH seminar by Mojca Zega | 19 October 2018 | 1:00-2:00pm | Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 142-133 | All welcome!

    TARL/CABAH seminar by Mojca Zega | 19 October 2018 | 1:00-2:00pm | Cairns D3.063 | Townsville 142-133 | All welcome!


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    Seminar by Jennifer Deger, Theme Leader for Creativity & Innovation

    23.10.18 | Tuesday 23 October 2018 | 12:00-1:00 pm| Cairns D3.003 | Videolink to Townsville 145-130 | All welcome!


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    Seminar by Theresa Petray, Theme Leader for Social & Environmental Justice

    30.10.18 | Tuesday 30 October 2018 | 12:00-1:00 pm| Townsville 145-130 | Videolink to Cairns D3.003 | All welcome!


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    Seminar by Riccardo Welters, Theme Leader for Sustainable Development

    06.11.18 | Tuesday 6 November 2018 | 12:00-1:00 pm| Townsville 145-130 | Videolink to Cairns D3.003 | All welcome!


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    Seminar by Felecia Watkin Lui, Theme Leader for Indigenous Futures

    13.11.18 | Tuesday 13 November 2018 | 12:00-1:00 pm| Cairns D3.003 | Videolink to Townsville 145-130 | All welcome!


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    Seminar by Sean Ulm, Theme Leader for Cultural & Linguistic Transformations

    20.11.18 | Tuesday 20 November 2018 | 12:00-1:00 pm| Cairns D3.003 | Videolink to Townsville 145-130 | All welcome!


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    Building strong relationships for a sustainable future

    27.11.18 | 2018 Knowledge Sharing and Translation Family Wellbeing Forum


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    Courtenay Lectute 2018 - How Did the Lucky Country Get Here?

    18.10.18 | In conjunction with Anti-Poverty Week 14-20 October 2018 - Guest speaker Basil N Varghese presents his talk, How Did the Lucky Country Get Here?


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    The acquisition of tense and aspect in Moore (Gur)

    21.11.18 | LCRC Seminar by Pier Marco Bertinetto, Clementine Talaato Pacmogda and Alessandro Lenci Wednesday 21 November 2018 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | D3.150 | All Welcome!


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    Number systems: what can we conclude?

    28.11.18 | Number systems: what can we conclude? LCRC Workshop by Distinguished Professor Alexandra Aikhenvald Wednesday 21 November 2018 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | D3.150 | All Welcome


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    Migration in the middle: Lifestyles in transition, accents, power and languages

    05.12.18 | LCRC Seminar by Nick Osbaldiston Wednesday 5 December 2018 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | D3.150 | All Welcome


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    Lajamanu - 40 Years with the Warlpiri People

    15.11.18 | ALTAR Free Film Screening


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    Illness, medicine and writing

    14.11.18 | LCRC Seminar by Stephen Torre Wednesday 14 November 2018 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm | D3.150 | All Welcome


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    Walking the Talk: Is Australia's Engagement with the Pacific a 'Step-up' or a Stumble?

    14.11.18 | Cairns Institute Policy Paper Launch


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    Social Enterprise Network for the Tropics - Officially Launched

    22.11.18 | Recognized as an innovation, SENT will be formally launched at the Tropical North Queensland Innovation Awards on 22 November 2018.


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    The Integration of Language and Society

    21.08.19 | International Conference 21-23 August 2019 Cairns Institute | D3-150


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    Adjective Classes: Introduction

    20.02.19 | LCRC Workshop Cairns Institute D3-150 | All Welcome


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    The Adjective Class in Munya

    27.02.19 | LCRC Workshop


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    Travel and Trade in the Aitape Area: Northern Coast of Papua New Guinea

    06.03.19 | LCRC Seminar | Cairns Institute D3-150 | All Welcome


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    Topic First, but what comes next?

    13.03.19 | LCRC Seminar | Cairns Institute D3-150 | All Welcome


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    Adjective Classes in some Formosan Languages

    20.03.19 | LCRC Workshop


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    Towards the Publication of Ignace Chomé's Old Zamuco Dictionary

    27.03.19 | LCRC Seminar | Cairns Institute D3-150 | All Welcome


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    The Adjective Class in Manambu

    03.04.19 | LCRC Workshop | Cairns Institute D3-150 | All Welcome


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    Island of the Hungry Ghosts

    20.03.19 | ALTAR Free film screening


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    A River Below

    22.05.19 | ALTAR Free Film Screening


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    Beautiful Things

    10.04.19 | ALTAR Free Film Screening


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    The Adjective Class in Bena-Bana

    10.04.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    Passive ni and three other ni's in Bola

    17.04.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    The Adjective Class in Nth Qld Hmong

    01.05.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    The Adjective Class in Mursi

    08.05.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    The Adjective Class in North-Eastern Pomo

    15.05.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    The Life and Death of a Rainforest Dendroglyph

    29.03.19 | Centre of Excellence - Australian Biodiversity and Heritage / Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory


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    The Filling of the Continent: Modelling the Peopling of Sahul

    05.04.19 | Centre of Excellence - Australian Biodiversity and Heritage / Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory


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    Zooarchaeological Meta-analysis of Queensland’s Holocene Indigenous Fisheries

    10.05.19 | Centre of Excellence - Australian Biodiversity and Heritage / Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory


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    Palaeofloods, Complexity and Risk

    24.05.19 | Centre of Excellence - Australian Biodiversity and Heritage / Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory


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    Climate Reconstruction in Northern Australia Using Biomarkers (Alkanes)

    31.05.19 | Centre of Excellence - Australian Biodiversity and Heritage / Tropical Archaeology Research Laboratory


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    Egophoricity in Munya?

    22.05.19 | LCRC Seminar by Bai Junwei (Abe)


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    Quantifying Clause in Chaining in Nungon

    22.04.19 | LCRC Seminar by Hannah Sarvasy


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    Visualizing Impermanence: The making of an exhibition

    17.06.19 | Visual, Digital, Material Research Group


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    Bulmba-wu maminga-lum : Bio-cultural and Heritage Management Through a Yirrganydji Lens

    09.08.19 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Gavin Singleton


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    Excavating Archaeology

    16.08.19 | CABAH/TARL Seminar by Kelly Wiltshire


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    Wild Relatives

    21.08.19 | ALTAR Free Film Screening


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    The language of well-being

    23.04.19 |


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    The word in Brokpa

    07.08.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre

    Wednesday 12 June 2019 | 4.00pm | Cairns Institute D3-150 | All Welcome


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    The phonology of Drenjongke

    19.06.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    Pieces in the puzzle: Finding and re-learning the Ewamian language

    26.06.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    Making the History of the Australian Colonial Frontier Visible

    27.05.19 |

    How the Newcastle Digital Map of Frontier Massacres is changing the way we understand the past. Professor Lyndall Ryan, Centre for the 21st Century Humanities, University of Newcastle, Australia.


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    Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Development Symposium

    23.07.19 |


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    The rise of ergativity and the origin of ergative markers in Hittite

    10.07.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    Damn your eyes (not really): Imperative imprecatives and curses as commands

    17.07.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    Where to from Uluru? Statements of the Heart

    04.07.19 |


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    The inperfective deriviations in Iraqw

    24.07.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    The adjective class in Doromu Koki

    31.07.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    The multifaceted expression of number in the Idi verb

    14.08.19 | Language and Culture Research Centre


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    Climate change: risks and responses for the tropical north

    08.08.19 |


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    Book Talk: Gender Violence in Australia

    13.08.19 | All welcome to attend TSV 134-010 CNS D3-003


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