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Decolonising the Archive: Cambridge Anthropology and Torres Strait Island Kastom

20 October 2021

Dr Anita Herle, Senior Curator (Anthropology) A recent collaborative project to publish Recording Kastom: Alfred Haddon’s Journals from the Torres Strait and New Guinea, 1888 and 1898 , highlights the far-reaching value of anthropological collections for ongoing research and community empowerment. Read on to find out how...

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