NCIS-hosted events are listed on this page. Events that may be of interest to researchers and students in the Indigenous studies field, including but not exclusively those hosted by NCIS, are listed on our Indigenous studies calendar.
Monthly research hour
NCIS holds a monthly research meeting which provides a space for members and friends of NCIS 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 Phillipa Weeks library, ANU College of Law.
Enquiries & RSVP: Please contact the NCIS Administrative Officer if you would like to attend in person or via Skype, and to confirm the date, location and topic of the next meeting.
NCIS graduate research retreat
NCIS is proud to host its fifth retreat for Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates undertaking research into Indigenous topics. The retreat is an opportunity for Indigenous HDR candidates and candidates researching in Indigenous studies to engage in intellectual discussion, networking and information sharing.
Time & venue: Wednesday 8 – Friday 10 October 2014; Ibis Styles Canberra Eagle Hawk resort, located on the Federal Highway at the ACT/NSW border.
Enquiries & RSVP: Please email the NCIS HDR Program Manager, Dr Asmi Wood or phone 02 6125 8141. The event is free and places are limited.
NCIS writing retreat
NCIS staff and Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates 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: Monday 13 – Friday 17 October 2014; Kioloa Coastal Campus located on the NSW south coast.
Enquiries & RSVP: Please email the NCIS Deputy Director, Associate Professor Cressida Fforde.
The 2014 Annual ANU Reconciliation Lecture
Each year, a renowned Australian is invited to speak publicly on the topic of reconciliation. The 2014 lecture will be given by Senior Australian of the Year 2014 and Reconciliation advocate, Fred Chaney AO.
Time & venue: 6 – 7pm followed by refreshments; Arc Cinema, National Film and Sound Archive, McCoy Circuit, Acton, ACT.
Enquiries & RSVP: The event is free and open to the public. Registration is essential (registration details TBA).