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The Australian National University

Sarah Holcombe

Document: CAEPR Seminar

"The excitement and fanfare that surrounds the opening of a new mine is never present when it finally closes" (Laurence 2006: 285).

Document: CAEPR Seminar

This seminar is drawn from a chapter in a work-in-progress book Human Rights in Aboriginal central Australia: Towards the Practice of Theory.   

Document: Staff Profile

Areas of expertise

  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Policy
  • Studies Of Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Society
  • Social And Cultural Anthropology
  • Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies

Research Interests

Indigenous Australia, the practice of Indigenous human rights, legal anthropology, the anthropology of development, gender violence, Integrity systems and ethics in research.

Document: Staff Publication

Holcombe, S. and Bennetts, S. Liyadhalinymirri and Djambarrpuyngu Ethnographic Mapping Project, Report to the Northern Land Council, 53pp+genealogies+maps.

Document: Staff Publication

Holcombe, S. Creek Camp in Ti-tree as an Evolving Governance Research Issue, Paper prepared for DKCRC Governance workshop, Alice Springs, November.

Document: Staff Publication

Holcombe, S. ‘Traditional owners and ‘community-country’ Anangu: Distinctions and dilemmas’, Australian Aboriginal Studies, 2004/2: 64–71.

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Holcombe, S. ‘The politico-historical construction of the Pintupi Luritja and the concept of tribe’, Oceania, 74 (4): 257–75.

Document: Staff Publication

Holcombe, S. ‘The sentimental community: A site of belongin