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Jason M. Gibson


(MENAFN - The Conversation) Research Fellow, Deakin University Profile Articles Activity

Jason Gibson is an anthropologist and historian with years of experience in cultural heritage, repatriation and museums. He was awarded the Monash University Historical Studies PhD Prize (2017) and the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria Alpha Prize (2017). He is the author of 'Ceremony Men: Making Ethnography and the Return of the Strehlow Collection' (State University of New York Press, 2020) and Indigenous Cultural Heritage Repatriation: Australian Experiences (Routledge, forthcoming) and is the lead Chief Investigator on the 'Collecting at the Crossroads: Anthropology, Art and Cultural Change (1939-1986)' ARC Linkage Project.

Experience
  • present Research Fellow, Deakin University
  • 20122016 Curator, Melbourne Museum
  • 20092012 Research Coordinator, Australian National University
Education
  • 2017  Monash University, PhD
Publications
  • 2018 Ethnographic Sound Collections and Australian Aboriginal Heritage: Kaytetye Song Traditions Remembered, International Journal of Heritage Studies
  • 2018 'You're My Kwertengerl': Transforming Models of Care for Central Australian Aboriginal Museum Collections, Museum Management and Curatorship
  • 2015 Central Australian Songs: a history and reinterpretation of their distribution through the earliest recordings, Oceania
Grants and Contracts
  • 2021 Collecting at the Crossroads: Anthropology, Art and Cultural Change Role: Lean Chief Investigator Funding Source: Australian Research Council
  • 2019 Returning to Birrundudu Role: Chief Investigator Funding Source: Berndt Research Foundation
  • 2017 Howitt and Fison's Anthropology (LP160100192) Role: Chief Investigator Funding Source: Australian Research Council
Professional Memberships
  • Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation
  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Council of Museum Anthropology
Research Areas
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History (210301)
  • Museum Studies (210204)
  • Social And Cultural Anthropology (160104)
  • Heritage And Cultural Conservation (210202)
Honours

Member of the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies


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