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南島語族人骨出土 台澳國際合作考古發掘 – Discovery of Ancient Austronesian Human Skeleton by Taiwan and Australian international collaborative excavation

[by ANU Archaeologist, Dr Hsiao-chun Hung. For more in English on Dr Hsiao-chun’s latest research, see Dr Hsiao-chun Hung returns to the Mariana Islands.] 南島語族起源一直是學術界熱門的議題,眾家議論紛紜。著名的考古學家貝爾伍德(Peter Bellwood),即推論南島語族的擴散從台灣向南、向東、向西發展。此議題引發學者熱烈討論,而台灣學者參與這一議題的研究,更是不可缺席的一員。由文化部所屬國立台灣史前文化博物館研究典藏組體質人類學林秀嫚博士參與之台澳國際合作考古發掘,此次與澳洲國立大學(Australian National University)Mike T. Carson博士及洪曉純博士共同協助於馬里亞納群島南部天寧島(Tinian)上Taga House附近的考古遺址進行發掘與分析。 [The famous House of Taga Site in Tinian, Mariana Islands] 該遺址曾於2011年12月與2013年2月進行考古發掘時出現人骨遺留,今年又再發現人骨遺留的地點,正是當年Fr. Marcian … Continue reading

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Connecting Moana: Oceania’s Universities take the lead in Pan-Pacific Online Course Delivery

by Dr Paul D’Arcy, History, CHL. [about this image*] For the last two years a quiet educational revolution with profound implications for education outreach and collaborative teaching and research has been taking place across the entire breadth of the Pacific Islands. The … Continue reading

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Report on the 2012 International Austronesian Conference, Weaving Waves’ Writings: Memories, Stories and Spiritual Resonance in Oceania, Taipei, Taiwan, 27-28 November, 2012

by Dr Paul D’Arcy, History, CHL. I visited Taiwan for the first time in November 2012 as part of a contingent of Pacific academic and community speakers invited to present papers at the 2012 International Austronesian Conference. This conference was … Continue reading

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Conference: The South Pacific Agenda for Survival and Growth: A Framework for Coordinated Participation of Asian Donors?

11-13 December 2012, Port Vila, Vanuatu. “The New Zealand Asia Institute of the University of Auckland has partnered with the Pacific Institute of Public Policy to host guest speakers and academics from the Pacific, New Zealand, China, Japan, Taiwan, Australia … Continue reading

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International Austronesian Conference 2012 (27-28 November)

“Weaving waves writings: memories, stories and spiritual resonance in Oceania” 27-28 November, Taipei, Taiwan. This conference aims to explore the spiritual and historical resources of Oceania and of Austronesian peoples as well as the creative ways through which they are … Continue reading

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