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Andrew Lattas

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Lattas arbeider med religiøse og politiske dynamikker og sosiokulturelle prosesser og har utført feltarbeid i Papua Ny-Guinea, Australia og Hellas.


Sant104 Culture, Meaning and Communication

Sant201. The Theory and History of Social Anthropology

Sant203 Religion, Rituals and Political Realities

Sant301. Anthropological research methodologies and theory development

  • Lattas, Andrew. 2014. Foucault, phenomenology and modernity in Melanesia. Oceania. 84: 88-94. doi: 10.1002/ocea.5040
  • Lattas, Andrew. 2013. Creating Creativity: Bruce Kapferer at Adelaide University. Religion and Society. 4: 12-20.

Se fullstendig oversikt over publikasjoner i CRIStin.


2010. Dreams, Madness, and Fairy Tales in New Britain. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

1998. Cultures of Secrecy: Reinventing Race in Bush Kaliai.  Madison:  University of Wisconsin Press.

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1996. Articulations of Memory: The Politics of Embodiment, Locality, and the Contingent. Temanummer av Oceania, 66 (4).

1992. Alienating Mirrors: Christianity, Colonialism, and Cargo Cults in Melanesia. Temanummer av Oceania, 63 (1).

2005.  [med Gary Kildea og Andrea Simon] Koriam's Law - and the dead who govern. 110 min. Vant Royal Anthropological Institute Prize.

2010. Sexuality and Cargo Cults, i Stephen Hunt (red.) Indigenous Religions. London: Ashgate.

2010. (med Barry Morris) The Politics of Suffering and the Politics of Anthropology, i J. Altman & M. Hinkson (red.) Culture Crisis: Anthropology and Politics in Aboriginal Australia. Sydney: UNSW Press.

2009.From Turko to Lebo: the Cronulla riot and the politics of Greekness, i Greg Noble (red.) Lines in the Sand: The Cronulla Riots, Multiculturalism and National Belonging. Sydney: Institute of Criminology.

2009. Cargo Cults and cognitive science. The dynamics of creativity in Pomio Kivung rituals, i Carole M. Cusack og Christopher H. Hartney (red.) Religion and Retributive Logic: Essays in Honour of Professor Garry W. Trompf. Leiden / Boston / Tokyo: Brill Academic Publishers, pp. 101-129.

2006. Reviewing the reviews: intellectual fields, the liberal state and the problem of alterity, i T. Lea, G. Cowlishaw og E. Kowal (red.) Moving Anthropology: Critical indigenous studie. Darwin: Charles Darwin University Press, pp. 185-202.

2001. The Underground Life of Capitalism: Space, Persons and Money in Bali (West New Britain), i A. Rumsey og J. Weiner (red.) Emplaced Myth. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, pp. 161-88.

2000. Colonising the Other: Dreaming, Aboriginal Painting and White Man's Search for a Soul, i J. Marcus (red.) Picturing the ‘Primitif,’. Sydney: LHR Press.


2014. Foucault, phenomenology and modernity in Melanesia. Oceania Volum 84.(1) s. 88-94

2013. Creating Creativity: Bruce Kapferer at Adelaide University. Religion and Society: Advances in Research Volum 4. s. 12-20

2012. Consultancy, neo-liberal conservatism and the politics of anti-politics. Oceania Volum 82.(1) s. 113-118

[med Knut Rio] 2011. Securing modernity. Towards an ethnography of power in contemporary Melanesia. Oceania, 81(1): 1-21.

2011. Logging, violence and pleasure. Neoliberalism, civil society and corporate governance in West New Britain. Oceania 81(1): 88-107.

2011. Mimetic rivalry and similitude: towards a comparative analysis of cultural property, identity and violence. Dialectical Anthropology  Volum 35.(4) s. 477-480

2010. (med Barry Morris) Embedded Anthropology and the Intervention. Arena, 107:15-20.

2007. "They always seem to be angry": the Cronulla Riot and the Civilising Pleasures of the Sun. TAJA, 18 (2): 301-320.

2007. Cargo Cults and the Politics of Alterity. Anthropological Forum, 17 (2): 149-161.

2006. Technologies of Visibility: The Utopian Politics of Cameras, Televisions, Videos and Dreams in New Britain. TAJA, 17 (1):  15-31.

2006. The utopian promise of government. JRAI (NS), 12 (1): 129-150.

2005. Capitalizing on Complicity: Cargo Cults and the Spirit of Modernity on Bali Island (West New Britain). Ethnohistory, 52 (1): 47-80.

2001. Redneck Thought: Racism, Guilt and Aborigines. UTS Review, 7 (1):  106-124.

2000. Telephones, Cameras and Technology in West New Britain Cargo Cults. Oceania, 70 (4): 325-344.

2000. Racist beliefs versus Nationalist practices? Oceania, 70(3): 272-274.

1999. Neither Cargo nor Cult. Anthropological Forum, 9 (1): 107-112.

1996. Colonialism, Aborigines the Politics of Time and Space:  the Placing of Strangers and the Placing of Oneself. Social Analysis, 40: 20-42.

1996. Introduction: Mnemonic Regimes and Strategies of Subversion. Oceania, 66 (4): 257-65.

1996. Memory, Forgetting and the New Tribes Mission in West New Britain. Oceania, 66 (4): 286-304.

1996. Humanitarianism and Australian Nationalism in Colonial Papua:  Hubert Murray and the Project of Caring for the Self of the Coloniser and Colonised. TAJA, 7 (2): 141-65.

1993. Gifts, Commodities and the Problem of Alienation. Social Analysis, 34: 102-18.

1993. Essentialism, Memory and Resistance: Aboriginality and the Politics of Authenticity. Oceania, 63 (3): 240-67.

1993. Sorcery and Colonialism: Illness, Dreams, and Death as Political Languages in West New Britain. Man, 28 (1): 51-77.

1992. Wiping the Blood off Aboriginality: The Politics of Aboriginal Embodiment in Contemporary Intellectual Debate. Oceania, 63 (2): 160-4.

1992. The Punishment of Masks:  Ideologies of Representation in West New Britain Cargo Cults. Canberra Anthropology, 15 (2): 69-88.

1992. Primitivism, Nationalism, and Popular Culture:  Time Aboriginality and Contemporary Australian Culture. Journal of Australian Studies, December, 35: 45-58.

1992. Skin, Personhood and Redemption:  the Doubled Self in West New Britain Cargo Cults. Oceania, 63 (1): 27-54.

1992. Introduction. Hysteria, Anthropological Discourse and the Concept of the Unconscious: Cargo cults and the Scientisation of Race and Colonial Power. Oceania, 63 (1): 1-14.

1991. Nationalism, Aesthetic Redemption and Aboriginality. TAJA, 2 (3):307-24.

1991. Primitivism in Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus, i A. Yeatman (red.) Postmodern Critical Theorising. Spesialtugave av Social Analysis, 30: 98-115.

1991. Sexuality and Cargo Cults: The Politics of Gender and Procreation in West New Britain. Cultural Anthropology, 6 (2): 230-256.

1990. Aborigines and Contemporary Australian Nationalism:  Primordiality and the Cultural Politics of Otherness. Social Analysis, 27: 50-69.

1990. Poetics of Space and Sexual Economies of Power: Gender and the Politics of Male Identity in West New Britain. Ethos, 18: 71-102.

1989. Trickery and Sacrifice. Man: The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 24 (3): 451-469.

1987. Savagery and Civilisation:  Towards a Genealogy of Racism in Australian Society. Social Analysis, 21: 39-58.

1986. The Aesthetics of Terror and the Personification of Power:  Public Executions and the Cultural Construction of Class Relations in Colonial New South Wales. Social Analysis, 19: 3-22.

2009. Bokomtale. Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New Guinea: Exchanging Skin av T. Crook.  Ethnos, 74(3): 433 - 435

2007. Bokomtale. Cargo, Cult, and Culture Critique. TAJA, 18 (3): 234-5.

2006. Bokomtale. Becoming Sinners: Christianity and Moral Torment in a Papua New Guinea Society. TAJA, 17 (2): 367-9.

2006. Bokomtale. Cargo Cult as Theatre: political performance in the Pacific av Billings, Dorothy K. TAJA, 17 (1): 111-112.

2005. Bokomtale. Secrecy and Cultural Reality: Utopian Ideologies of the New Guinea Men's House. The Contemporary Pacific, 17 (1): 240-43.

2003. Bokomtale. The Cunning of Recognition: Indigenous Alterities and the Making of Australian Multiculturalism. Oceania, 74 (1/2): 153-55.

1997. Bokomtale. Hermes’ Dilemma & Hamlet’s Desire, av V. Crapanzano. Canberra Anthropology, 20 (1 & 2): 208-09.

1997. Bokomtale. Language and Colonial Power, av Johannes Fabian. Canberra Anthropology, 20 (1 & 2): 206-07.

1996. Bokomtale. Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man, av Michael Taussig. Canberra Anthropology, 19 (2): 97-9.

1996. Bokomtale. Cargo Cult. Strange Stories of Desire from Melanesia and Beyond. Oceania, 66 (4): 328-30.

1995. Bokomtale. Cargo Cult. Strange Stories of Desire from Melanesia and Beyond, av Lamont Lindstrom. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1 (3): 646-8.

1995. Bokomtale. Melanesian Religion av G W Trompf. Journal of Religious History, 19 (1) 116-8.

1995. Bokomtale. Christianity in Oceania: Ethnographic Perspectives (red.) J. Barker. TAJA, 6 (3): 220-2.

1994. Bokomtale. Knowledge and Power in a South Pacific Society, av Lamont Lindstrom. American Ethnologist, 21 (4): 1028-9.

1993. Bokomtale. Entangled objects: Exchange, Material Culture and Colonialism in the Pacific, av N. Thomas. Oceania, 64 (1): 94-6.

1992. Bokomtale. Cultural Identity and Ethnicity in the Pacific, red. av Jocelyn Linnekin og Lin Poyer. Oceania, 63: 94-5.

1991. Bokomtale. Cartographies: Poststructuralism and the mapping of bodies and spaces, red. av Rosalyn Diprose og Robyn Ferrell. TAJA, 2 (3): 334-6.

1991. Bokomtale. Conversations with Claude Levi-Strauss, av Claude Levi-Strauss og Didier Eribson. TAJA, 2(3): 341-2.

1991. Bokomtale. Cultural alternatives and a feminist anthropology: An analysis of culturally constructed gender interests in Papua New Guinea, av Frederick Errington og Deborah Gewertz. TAJA, 2 (3):336-7.

1991. Bokomtale. Dual classification reconsidered: Nyamwezi sacred kingship and other examples, av Serge Tcherkezoff. TAJA, 2 (3): 338-9.

1991. Bokomtale. Past and Present: The construction of Aboriginality, red. av Jeremy Beckett. Oceania, 61 (3): 282-5.

1991. Bokomtale. The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, av A. Weiner,  Oceania, 61 (3):276-8.

1990. Bokomtale. Creating Culture: Profiles in the study of culture, red. av D.J. Austin-Broos. Mankind, pp. 75-7.

1986 Bokomtale. Elites: Ethnographic issues, red. av G.E. Marcus. Mankind, August: 136-7.

1985. Bokomtale. Michel Foucault and the subversion of intellect, av K. Racevskis. Mankind, December: 250.

1985. Bokomtale. Consciousness and a causality:  A debate on the nature of the mind, av D.M. Armstrong og N. Malcolm. Mankind, December: 248-9.

1985. Bokomtale. The Logic of Culture. Advances in structural theory and methods, red. av Ino Rossi. Mankind, December: 249-50.


Logging in Pomio: Violence, Wages, Land and the Environment  https://pngexposed.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/logging-in-pomio

Land, environment & violence: The high cost of logging in Pomio

RH has become the government of PNG. http://pngexposed.wordpress.com/2014/07/07/rh-has-become-the [Internett] 2014-07-07

Andrew Lattas reports on Pomio. http://nancysullivan.typepad.com/my_weblog/2012/04/andrew-la [Internett] 2012-04-18

Australian academic accused of playing the race card to defend Malaysian loggers. http://actnowpng.org/content/australian-academic-accused-pla [Internett] 2012-05-02

Australian aid to PNG training 'private armies' Radio Australia http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/radio/program/pacific-bea.... http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/radio/program [Radio] 2012-04-30

Landowner companies: a money-siphoning scam. http://asopa.typepad.com/asopa_people/2012/04/landowner-comp [Internett] 2012-04-22
Pomio: Logging, lawlessness & a crisis of legitimacy.

http://asopa.typepad.com/asopa_people/2012/04/pomio-logging- [Internett] 2012-04-18

Professor Andrew Lattas: A man of many parts. http://asopa.typepad.com/asopa_people/2012/04/andrew-lattas- [Internett] 2012-04-22

Regional: Papupa Ny-Guinea, Australia, Hellas

Tematisk: tradisonell religion, kristendom, cargokulter, kjønnsrelasjoner, masker og hemmelighold i Papua Ny-Guinea, rasisme og etnisitet i Australia, sosiokulturelle endringer i Hellas