Blog

By Author: Dr Stan Florek

Pacific Voyaging: Keel and Rudder

Steering your boat into the wind.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jan 2018

Our Global Neighbours: Reflection on Kwaio

How indigenous tribal people of Malaita in the Solomon Islands bypassed industrial revolution and (possibly) capitalism.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 28 Nov 2017

Our Global Neighbors: A story of Minangkabau in eight paragraphs

Pieces of culture and history - West Sumatra, Indonesia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 16 Nov 2017

Our Global Neighbours: Distinguished Visitors Inspecting Balinese Paintings

On Cultural Mission from Indonesia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 13 Nov 2017

Balinese Expressions: I Nyoman Gunarsa – a mini portrait.

Vivacious artist, educator and custodian.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Oct 2017

Pacific Voyaging: Sailing Imperative

Boat – a craft and its meaning, example from Massim Region, Papua New Guinea.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 26 Sep 2017

Our Global Neighbours: Baohua LI and Yikun LI at the Australian Museum

Chinese students explain the elements of Chinese culture in our collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 Jun 2017

Anthropology for the People

Beyond racial classification and exclusion.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 23 May 2017

Our Global Neighbours: Mysteries of Egyptian funerary boat

On a quest for knowledge, with a forensic-detective bent.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 12 May 2017

Balinese Impressions: Bringing Paintings to Life

Show and Tell: Paintings in ceremonial cycle.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 28 Apr 2017