Indigenous Studies Group

The Indigenous Studies Group (ISG) is a broad network of academic and general staff and higher degree research students at Swinburne University that are engaging with Indigenous Studies.

 It was established in May 2016 to develop and support Indigenous Studies at Swinburne. It aims to foster Indigenous Studies teaching, research, engagement and community collaborations.

Seminar Series

2017

9 March: Indigenous Studies Projects Showcase, presented by Professor Josie Arnold, Dr Samantha Edwards-Vandenhoek, Dr Karen Hughes, Dr Andrew Peters and Dr Justin Trounson

31 August: Indigenous staff and students at Swinburne, presented by Professor Andrew Gunstone and Dr Justin Trounson

14 September: Astronomy in the Classic Maya Period, presented by Professor Javier Mujeto

16 November: TBA

2016

2 June: Indigenous Research, Presented by Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney

26 July: Indigenous Knowledge Hub, Presented by Professor Josie Arnold

23 September: The Dark Side of Indigenous Enterprise, Presented by Professor Dennis Foley

1 December: Indigenous Research Ethics, Presented by Andrew Peters and Professor Andrew Gunstone 

Members and affiliated organisations

NameOrganisation
Christine Agius Department of Education and Social Science
Josie Arnold Department of Media and Communication
Michela Betta Department of Management and Marketing
Liz Branigan Learning Transformations
Linda Briskman Swinburne Institute for Social Research
Angela Burt Department of Trades and Engineering Technology 
Esther Chin Department of Media and Communication
Newton Daddow Student Services
Lisa Devlin-Neale Department of Health, Science, Education and Social Services
Paul Dornan Department of Social Sciences
Samantha Edwards-Vandenhoek Department of Communication Design and Digital Media
Karen Farquharson Faculty of Health, Arts and Design
Andrew Gunstone Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor (Student Engagement)
Lisa Gye Department of Media and Communication
Russel Haque Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology
Christine Hayes Department of Health, Science, Education and Social Services
Karen Hughes Department of Education and Social Science
Indigo Holcombe James Faculty of Health Arts and Design
Julie Kimber Department of Education and Social Science
Leila Koren Department of Design, Media and ICT
Lea Jones Department of Health, Science, Education and Social Services 
Amanda Lawrence Swinburne Institute for Social Research
Dean Lusher Centre for Transformative Innovation
Moreen Lyons People and Culture
Llewellyn Mann Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology
Klaus Newmann Swinburne Institute for Social Research
Lucy Nicholas Department of Education and Social Science
Matthew Parnell Department of Interior Architecture and Industrial Design
Katya Pechenkina Learning Transformations
Andrew Peters Department of Education and Social Science
Jeff Pfeifer Department of Psychological Sciences
Ellie Rennie Swinburne Institute for Social Research
Sharon Rice Department of Trades and Engineering Technology
Kurt Seemann Centre for Design Innovation
Stephane Shepherd Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science
Jill Slater Department of Trades and Engineering Technology
Angela Spinney Swinburne Institute for Social Research
Julian Thomas Swinburne Institute for Social Research
Justin Trounson Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science
Lorenzo Veracini Department of Education and Social Science
Susan Werner Department of Health, Science, Education and Social Services 
Anne Williams Department of Health Professions
Tracy Young Department of Education and Social Science

Contact

To join the Indigenous Studies Group or for further information, please contact:

Professor Andrew Gunstone
Executive Director (Reconciliation Strategy and Leadership)
Professor of Indigenous Studies

t: +61 3 9214 5101
e: agunstone@swin.edu.au