We will be accepting applications to our MA and PhD programs in Anthropology starting on September 1st 2015. The deadline for all applications to be considered for the 2016/2017 year is December 1st 2015 – click here to read more about the application process on how to apply!
Maize for the Gods brings together new research by archaeologists, plant geneticists, and a host of other specialists to explore the complex ways that this single plant and the peoples who domesticated it came to be entangled with one another over the past nine millennia.
Bruce Miller, member of the Board of the Museum of Vancouver, gave a forty-five minute talk entitled “Working with Museums and Courts” at the invitation of the Chiefs of Ontario to their Heritage and Burials Policy Forum in Toronto on November 3. The meetings, with sixty chiefs and leaders in attendance, sought ways to repatriate […]
UBC Anthropology Professor Bruce Miller provided key testimony in a case before the BC Supreme Court concerning how discrimination is determined under the BC Human Rights Code. In her Reasons for Judgment, of May 10, 2015, in the case of Vancouver Area Drug Users v. British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, an appeal of an earlier […]
Dr. Mark Turin’s two-part BBC Radio 4 series, On Language Location, was broadcast at the end of October 2014. The episodes cover the languages of Bhutan (Monday 20 October) and Burma/Myanmar (Monday 27 October). Podcasts are available online for free through the series website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lpsbz