JOB OPPORTUNITY: Collection Steward at Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University

Reports to Sr. Collections Manager.  Coordinates and implements all aspects of museum collections management, with particular focus on supporting research use of the collection. Performs a wide range of curatorial and administrative duties, requiring specialized knowledge of specified collections. Oversees and carries out day-to-day work with the collection. 

Call for Proposals: OURMedia Conference, University of Goroka, Papua New Guinea

We invite presentations, workshops, papers, roundtable discussions and panel proposals relating to concepts of media practice, presenting case studies of media initiatives both from the region and internationally and providing analysis of recent developments, challenges and successes in the areas of communication and social change. We welcome proposals for exhibitions, film screenings or performances.

Symposium: Austronesia - A Journey to the Past and Present 24-25 May 2014 Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea, New Caledonia

The Pacific Arts Association (Pacific) invites you to attend a 2-day symposium focused on both the ancient and contemporary connections amongst Austronesian peoples/artists. It will be hosted by the Tjibaou Cul- tural Centre in Noumea, New Caledonia, on 24-25 May, 2014.

 

Call for Applications: 2014 Pacific Research Colloquium

State Society and Governance in Melanesia Program is offering twelve scholarship awards to graduate students, scholars and researchers from universities, research institutions, NGOs and other professional bodies in the Pacific Islands and Timor Leste, to participate in the

2014 Pacific Research Colloquium. Payment of full travel costs to and from Canberra, plus accommodation and living expenses, will be provided to successful applicants from the Pacific and Timor Leste.

Call for Proposals Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde

The National Museum of Ethnology calls for proposals for the Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant. The Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant provides financial support to young scientific talent and wants to boost ethnographic research done on our collections. Students of the Master of Museum Studies at Leiden University and Research Associates affiliated to the National Museum of Ethnology, can apply for a Dr. Steven Engelsman Grant. There are six grants in total: two of € 500, two of € 1,000 and two of € 1,500.

Exhibition: Aho Whenua-Threads sown from Earth, A collection of Contemporary Māori Weaving, Ceramics, Painting, and Jewellery

26 January - 4 March 2013
PATAKA Art + Museum
Blue Pacific Gallery

Showcasing recent work by: Davina Duke, Hera Johns, Karuna Douglas, Ngaahina Hohaia, Noelle Jakeman, Rhonda Halliday, Sofia Minson, Stevei Houkamau, Todd Douglas, Tracey Huxford, Veranoa Hetet, Victor Te Paa.