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Vale Emeritus Professor Graham Connah AM FAHA FRAI FSA: 1934 – 2023

Graham was an internationally renowned Archaeologist whose main research field was African archaeology. He was also considered one of the pioneers of Australian historical archaeology, with his major contribution being ‘The Archaeology of Australia’s History’. Graham was the founding editor of the journal Australasian Historical Archaeology, and a past President of the Australasian Society for …

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Vale Emeritus Professor Jack Golson AO FAHA: 1926 – 2023

Jack was one of the leading foundation figures in Pacific Archaeology and developed modern prehistoric research in New Zealand. He was, in 2009, the recipient of the World Archaeological Congress Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. We extend our sincerest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. He will be greatly missed. An obituary is being prepared …

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Stephen Gaukroger FRHistS FRSA FRSN FAHA: 1950 – 2023

Stephen Wallace Gaukroger was born in the northern English town of Oldham on 9 July 1950. He attended the newly founded Cardinal Langley Grammar School in Middleton, Manchester and proceeded to the Birmingham College of Commerce to study librarianship. Having dropped out, he moved to London and, after a few years’ hiatus, enrolled at Birkbeck …

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Acknowledgement of Country

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