Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH) Masterclass


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Indigenous community engagement in a field setting: Working on Country

The 2019 Monash Indigenous Studies Centre CABAH Masterclass explores the history, ethics and practice of Indigenous community engagement in a field setting. Participants will hear on and engage in the practice and praxis of Indigenous community engagement in the field from a range of disciplinary and cultural viewpoints. The Masterclass will be delivered by leading Monash University and James Cook University researchers in archaeology and cognate disciplines and Taungurung elders and representatives. The Masterclass will be held over four days, including two days on Country working alongside Taungurung elders and representatives.

Participants are to arrange their own flights and accommodation and transportation to Monash Clayton. 

A bus will transport all participants from Monash Clayton campus to Camp Jungai and from Camp Jungai back to Monash Clayton, the CBD and the airport at the conclusion of the Masterclass.

Suggested accommodation options whilst in Melbourne are:

  • Campus, 6 Clarkson Court, Clayton (1 bedroom apartments from $148 per night)
  • Gateway on Monash hotel (from $155 per night)
  • Quest Nottinghill, 5 Acacia Place, Nottinghill ($171 per night)
  • Quest on Bourke, 155 Bourke Street, Melbourne ($175 per night)

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Click the image below to see attached program for detailed information.

Please also note that program may be subject to change.

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Contact Name Vanessa Fleming-Baillie
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Contact Phone 03 9905 2929