Gillian Gillison Wins 2016 AAS Article Prize for Oceania Article

Congratulations to Prof. Gillian Gillison for receiving the 2016 AAS (Australian Anthropological Society) Article Prize in recognition of her article ‘Whatever Happened to the Mother? A New Look at the Old Problem of the Mother’s Brother in Three New Guinea Societies: Gimi, Daribi, and Iatmul’. A panel of three independent anthropologists judged this article to be the best among many strong submissions in terms of theoretical sophistication, ethnographic depth, quality of writing and originality. Prof. Gillison will be awarded the prize at the Anthropocene Transitions AAS Conference December 12-15, 2016 at the University of Sydney.