James Weiner

James Weiner

James F. Weiner is a visiting fellow with the Crawford School of Public Policy and a consultant anthropologist based in Canberra, Australia. He has spent over three years in Papua New Guinea with the Foi people of the Southern Highlands Province, whose language he speaks. He has written four books on the Foi, including The Empty Place (1991), a study of the cultural relationship of the Foi to their land and territory, and has edited and co-edited three others including Mountain Papuans and the volumes Emplaced Myth and Mining and Indigenous Lifeworlds in Australia and Papua New Guinea, both with Alan Rumsey. He is the co-editor with Katie Glaskin of Customary Land Tenure and Registration in Australia and Papua New Guinea: Anthropological Perspectives (ANU E Press, 2007).

Songs of the Empty Place »

The Memorial Poetry of the Foi of the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea

Authored by: James Weiner, Don Niles
ISBN (print): 9781925022223
ISBN (online): 9781925022230
Publication date: July 2015

Customary Land Tenure & Registration in Australia and Papua New Guinea »

Anthropological Perspectives

Edited by: James Weiner, Katie Glaskin
ISBN (print): 9781921313264
ISBN (online): 9781921313271
Publication date: June 2007