Discourse on Indigeneity in Australian Courts
In accordance with University rules, Higher Degree by Research (HDR) scholars must complete a Thesis Proposal Review (TPR) before the end of the first year of their candidature. The TPR forms a significant component of the scholar's first annual report and generally includes the subject of their proposed research, the methodology to be employed, an analysis of the relevant literature on this topic, a description of how the scholar's proposed research will make an original contribution to the study of this subject, and – where relevant – an outline of the fieldwork required for the scholar's research program.
Time & venue: 9.00am – 10.00am, Level 3 meeting room, John Yencken Building, 45 Sullivans Creek Road, ANU campus.
Enquiries & RSVP: Please contact the NCIS HDR Program or phone 02 6125 8371. The event is free and open to the public.
Graduate research retreat
NCIS is proud to host its seventh retreat for Higher Degree Research (HDR) scholars undertaking research into Indigenous topics. The retreat is an opportunity for Indigenous HDR scholars and scholars researching in Indigenous studies to engage in intellectual discussion, networking and information sharing.
Time & venue: Wednesday 19 – Friday 21 October 2016; Canberry & Springbank Rooms, Level 1, J.G Crawford School (Building 132), ANU campus.
Enquiries & RSVP: Please email the NCIS HDR Program or phone 02 6125 0160. The event is free and places are limited.
NCIS writing retreat
NCIS staff and Higher Degree Research (HDR) scholars participate in an annual week-long writing retreat at the Kioloa Coastal Campus of ANU. The week is loosely structured with a primary focus on writing, and with opportunities for discussion, sorting out knotty writing problems, and enhancing writing skills.
Time & venue: Saturday 22 – Friday 28 October 2016; Kioloa Coastal Campus located on the NSW south coast.
Enquiries & RSVP: Please email the NCIS HDR Program, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monthly research hour
NCIS holds a monthly research meeting which provides a space for NCIS members and friends to come together informally for discussions of research issues, presentations, fieldwork reports, seminars, etc.
Time & venue: Generally the third Wednesday of each month at 4 – 5pm in the Level 3 meeting room, John Yencken Building, 45 Sullivans Creek Road, ANU campus.
Enquiries & RSVP: Please contact NCIS Research Associate Mr Benjamin Wilson if you would like to attend, and to confirm the date, location and topic of the next meeting.
Indigenous studies reading group
NCIS hosts a bimonthly Indigenous studies reading group, which aims to develop scholarly understandings of the Indigenous studies field within ANU. Reading group meetings and are open to all ANU graduate scholars and staff with an interest in Indigenous studies.
Each meeting of the reading group will involve a facilitated discussion on a predetermined text; this is usually a journal article, book chapter or book excerpt, but documentaries, novels and other relevant media may also be set. The readings will be carefully selected to help establish an understanding of the key scholarship, themes and debates in the Indigenous studies field. All participants are encouraged to raise questions, offer comments and suggest readings for future discussion.
Time & venue: The first Thursday of alternate months at 3 – 4.30pm in the Level 3 meeting room, John Yencken Building, 45 Sullivans Creek Road, ANU campus.
Enquiries & RSVP: Please contact the reading group coordinator, NCIS Research Associate Benjamin Wilson if you would like to participate, and to confirm the date, location and topic of the next reading group.