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Journal articles

  • Ballard, C (2014). Technologies of transmission HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory. Vol. 4 511-515.
  • Ballard, C (2014). Book review: POLYNESIANS IN AMERICA: Pre-Columbian Contacts with the New World. Edited by Terry L. Jones et al. Pacific Affairs. Vol. 87 200-202.
  • Ballard, C (2014). Oceanic Historicities The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 26 95-154.
  • Ballard, C (2014). Book review: Oceania at the Tropenmuseum, by David van Duuren, Steven Vink, Daan van Dartel, Hanneke Hollander, and Denise Frank The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 26 232-234.
  • Ballard, C (2014). Book review: Landscapes Beyond Land: Routes, Aesthetics, Narratives. A. Arnason, N. Ellison, J. Vergunst, A. Whitehouse (eds.) Australian Journal of Anthropology, The. Vol. 25 123-125.
  • Ballard, C (2013). The return of the past: on drawing and dialogic history Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The. Vol. 14 136-148.
  • Ballard, C (2013). Book review: Geismar, Haidy, and Anita Herle: Moving Images Anthropos. Vol. 108 316.
  • Ballard, C (2013). Book review: Polynesians in America: Pre-Columbian Contacts with the New World. Pacific Affairs. Vol. 87 200-202.
  • Trau, A, Ballard, C & Wilson, M (2012). Bafa Zon: localising World Heritage at Chief Roi Mata's Domain, Vanuatu International Journal of Heritage Studies. Vol. 2012 Jan-18.
  • Douglas, B & Ballard, C (2012). Race, Place and Civilisation Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 2012 Jan-18.
  • Ballard, C (2012). Book review: Photography, Early Cinema and Colonial Modernity: Frank Hurley's synchronized lecture entertainments. By Robert Dixon Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 47 527-528.
  • Ballard, C (2012). Book Reviews; Intimate Strangers: Friendship, Exchange and Pacific Encounters; Islanders: The Pacific in the Age of Empire International Journal of Maritime History. Vol. 24 440-443.
  • Ballard, C (2012). Book Review: Fears of loss, tears of joy: Raun Raun Theatre and its role in the construction of a national culture in Papua New Guinea Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. Vol. 17 132-133.
  • Bainton, N, Ballard, C & Gillespie, K (2012). The End of the Beginning? Mining, sacred geographies, memory and performance in Lihir Australian Journal of Anthropology, The. Vol. 2012 Jan-28.
  • Wilson, M, Ballard, C & Kalotiti, D (2011). Chief Roi Mata's Domain: Challenges For A World Heritage Property In Vanuatu Historic Environment. Vol. 23 5-Nov.
  • Ballard, C (2011). Book Review: Papua Road Map: Negotiating the Past, Improving the Present and Securing the Future Asia Pacific World. Vol. 2 145-146.
  • Bainton, N, Ballard, C, Gillespie, K et al (2011). Stepping Stones Across the Lihir Islands: Developing Cultural Heritage Management in the Context of a Gold-Mining Operation International Journal of Cultural Property. Vol. 18 81-110.
  • Ballard, C (2010). Book Review: Chasseurs de diables et collecteurs d'art. Tentatives de conversion des Asmat par les missionnaires pionniers protestants et catholiques Anthropos. Vol. 105 652-653.
  • Ballard, C (2010). Book Review: TO THE ISLANDS: White Australians and the Malay Archipelago since 1788 Pacific Affairs. Vol. 83 19-20.
  • Ballard, C (2010). Synthetic Histories: Possible Futures for Papuan Pasts Reviews in Anthropology. Vol. 39 232-257.
  • Ballard, C & Douglas, B (2010). Book Review: Complex Intersections: the Science of Race and Oceania Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 45 272-75.
  • Ballard, C & Landman, J (2010). An Ocean of Images: Film and History in the Pacific Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 45 Jan-20.
  • Ballard, C (2010). Watching First Contact Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 45 22-36.
  • Ballard, C (2009). Book Review: Yali's Question: sugar, culture and history South Pacific Journal of Philosophy and Culture. Vol. 10 146-147.
  • Ballard, C (2009). Book review: The Future of Indigenous Museums: perspectives from the Southwest Pacific Visual Anthropology Review. Vol. 25 67-69.
  • Ballard, C (2009). Book review: Christianity, Islam, and Nationalism in Indonesia Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 42 375-77.
  • Thieberger, N & Ballard, C (2008). Daniel Macdonald and the 'compromise literary dialect' in Efate, central Vanuatu Oceanic Linguistics. Vol. 47 365-382.
  • Paull, D, Banks, G, Ballard, C et al (2006). Monitoring the Environmental Impacts of Mining in Remote Locations through Remotely Sensed Data Geocarto International. Vol. 21 33-42.
  • Ballard, C (2006). Book Review: Early Visitors in Easter Island Journal of Pacific History. Vol. tba 122.
  • Ballard, C (2006). Review of An Anthropologist in Papua: the photography of F.E. Williams, 1922-39 by Michael W. Young and Julia Clark Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 41 111-12.
  • Ballard, C (2006). Strange alliance: Pygmies in the colonial imaginary World Archaeology. Vol. 38 133-151.
  • Ballard, C (2005). Book Review: Rock Art in West Papua Archaeology in Oceania. Vol. 40 78-79.
  • Ballard, C (2005). Review of Le Grand Ocean. Lespace et le temps du Pacific Serge Dunis (ed.) Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 40 361-62.
  • Ballard, C (2005). Review of Raiding the Land of the Foreigners: The Limits of the Nation on an Indonesian Frontier by Danilyn Rutherford (2003) The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 17 243-45.
  • Ballard, C (2004). Book review: In Colonial New Guinea: anthropological perspectives Pacific Affairs. Vol. 76 687-688.
  • Ballard, C, Bradley, R & Myhre, L (2004). The ship as symbol in the prehistory of Scandinavia and Southeast Asia World Archaeology. Vol. 35 385-403.
  • Denham, T & Ballard, C (2003). Jack Golson and the investigation of prehistoric agriculture in Highland New Guinea: recent work and future prospects Archaeology in Oceania. Vol. 38 129-134.
  • Ballard, C (2003). Writing (pre)history: narrative and archaeological explanation in the New Guinea Highlands Archaeology in Oceania. Vol. 38 135-148.
  • Ballard, C & Banks, G (2003). Resource wars: the anthropology of mining Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 32 287-313.
  • Ballard, C (2002). The denial of traditional land rights in West Papua Cultural Survival Quarterly. Vol. 26 39-43.
  • Ballard, C (2002). Melanesia in review, issues and events, 2001: West Papua The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 14 467-476.
  • Ballard, C (2002). Comment on Polly Wiessner, The Vines of Complexity Current Anthropology. Vol. 43 253-254.
  • Ballard, C (2002). Book review: On the Road of the Winds: an archaeological history of the Pacific Islands before European contact Art Monthly Australia (AMA). Vol. 2 164.
  • Ballard, C (2002). Book review: Archipelago: the islands of Indonesia from the nineteenth-century discoveries of Alfred Russel Wallace to the fate of forests and reefs in the twenty-first century, by Gavan Daws and Mary Fujita Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 37 330-331.
  • Ballard, C (2002). Book review: Social Impact Analysis: an applied anthropology manual, by Laurence R Goldman Pacific Economic Bulletin. Vol. 17 154-156.
  • Ballard, C (2002). Adrift in the Pacific? A comment on Coffmans Voyagers of the Pacific Rock Art Research. Vol. 19 97-98.
  • Ballard, C (2002). A history of Huli society and settlement in the Tari region, in Bryant J Allen (ed.) Health and Environment in the Tari Area. Special Issue Papua New Guinea Medical Journal. Vol. 45 Aug-14.
  • Allen, B, Ballard, C & Lowes, E (2002). Asia Pacific Viewpoint Vol 42(2-3) special issue: Agricultural Transformation and Intensification Asia Pacific Viewpoint. Vol. Special Issue 42(2-3) ?.
  • Ballard, C (2001). Wetland drainage and agricultural transformations in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea Asia Pacific Viewpoint. Vol. 42 287-304.
  • Ballard, C (2001). A.F.R. Wollaston and the Utakwa River Mountain Papuan skulls Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 36 117-126.
  • Ballard, C (2001). Neither Asian nor Pacific: West New Guinea's uneasy border identity IIAS Newsletter. Vol. 24-Feb 13.
  • Ballard, C (2001). Book Review: Recent writing on West Papua Inside Indonesia. Vol. July-September 33.
  • Allen, B & Ballard, C (2001). Beyond intensification? Reconsidering agricultural transformations Asia Pacific Viewpoint. Vol. 42 157-162.
  • Ballard, C (2000). Book review: Perspectives on the Bird's Head of Irian Jaya, Indonesia The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 12 547-549.
  • Ballard, C (2000). Book review: Malinowski's Kiriwina: Fieldwork Photography, 1915-1918 Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 35 238-239.
  • Ballard, C (2000). The Fire Next Time: the conversion of the Huli apocalypse Ethnohistory. Vol. 47 205-225.
  • Ballard, C (1999). Book review: Topics Relating to Netherlands New Guinea. Irian Jaya Source Materials Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania). Vol. 155 683-84.
  • Ballard, C (1999). Book review: The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On: Yukiyukite Shingun Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 34 136-137.
  • Ballard, C (1999). Blanks in the writing: possible histories for West New Guinea Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 34 149-155.
  • Ballard, C & Clark, J (1999). Blurred boundaries and transformed identities: myth and ritual in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The. Vol. 22 1-May.

Books

  • Douglas, B & Ballard, C (2008). Foreign Bodies: Oceania and the Science of Race 1750-1940 . Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Ballard, C, Brown, P, Bourke, R et al (2005). The Sweet Potato in Oceania: a reappraisal . Rosebery, NSW, Australia: Oceania Publications and University of Pittsburgh.
  • Ballard, C, Vink, S & Ploeg, A (2001). Race to the Snow: Photography and the exploration of Dutch New Guinea, 1907-1936 . Amsterdam, Netherlands: KIT Publishers, Royal Tropical Institute.
  • Ballard, C & Nihill, M (2000). Steel to Stone: A Chronicle of Colonialism in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea . Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Book chapters

  • Ballard, C, Denham, T & Haberle, S (2013). Wetland archaeology in the highlands of New Guinea. In Francesco Menotti and Aidan O’Sullivan (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology (pp. 231-248) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Wilson, M, Ballard, C, Matanik, R et al (2012). Community as the First C: Conservation and Development through Tourism at Chief Roi Mata's Domain, Vanuatu. In Anita Smith (Ed.), World Heritage in a Sea of Islands: Pacific 2009 Programme (pp. 68-73) Paris, France: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  • Govor, E & Ballard, C (2012). A mirror in the South Seas: Russian perspectives on New Caledonia during the nineteenth century. In Frédéric Angleviel (Ed.), La Mélanésie: Actualités et Études (pp. 155-176) Paris, France: l'Harmattan.
  • Ballard, C & Wilson, M (2012). Unseen monuments: Managing Melanesian cultural landscapes. In Ken Taylor and Jane L. Lennon (Ed.), Managing Cultural Landscapes (pp. 130-153) Great Britain: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Ballard, C & Banks, G (2009). Between a rock and a hard place: corporate strategy at the Freeport mine in Papua, 2001-2006. In Budy R Resosudarmo and Frank Jotzo (Ed.), Working with Nature against Poverty: Development, Resources and the Environment in Eastern Indonesia (pp. 147-177) Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS).
  • Ballard, C (2009). The art of encounter: Verisimilitude in the imaginary exploration of interior New Guinea, 1863-1876. In Margaret Jolly, Serge Tcherkezoff, Darrell Tryon (Ed.), Oceanic encounters: exchange, desire, violence (pp. 221-257) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Alhamid, H, Kanowski, P & Ballard, C (2009). Forest Management and Conflict: the Case of the Rendani Protection Forest in Papua. In Budy R Resosudarmo and Frank Jotzo (Ed.), Working with Nature against Poverty: Development, Resources and the Environment in Eastern Indonesia (pp. 226-247) Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS).
  • Alhamid, H, Ballard, C & Kanowski, P (2009). Forests for the People?: Special autonomy, community forestry cooperatives and the apparent return of customary rights in Papua. In Carol Warren & John F McCarthy (Ed.), Community, Environment and Local governance in Indonesia: Locating the Commonweal (pp. 145-165) Abingdon and New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Ballard, C (2008). The cultivation of difference in Oceania. In Bronwen Douglas & Chris Ballard (Ed.), Foreign Bodies: Oceania and the Science of Race 1750-1940 (pp. 339-343) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Ballard, C (2008). Oceanic negroes: Early British anthropology of Papuans, 1820-1869. In Bronwen Douglas & Chris Ballard (Ed.), Foreign Bodies: Oceania and the Science of Race 1750-1940 (pp. 157-201) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Ballard, C (2007). Champion, Ivan Francis (1904-1989). In Di Langmore (Ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography (Vol 18) (pp. 203-204) Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (an imprint of Melbourne University Publishing).
  • Ballard, C (2006). The Last Unknown: Gavin Souter and the Historiography of New Guinea. In Doug Munro and Brij V Lal (Ed.), Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Island Historiography (pp. 238-249) Honolulu, Hawai'i: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Ballard, C (2005). Still good to think with: the sweet potato in Oceania. In Chris Ballard, Paula Brown, R. Michael Bourke and Tracy Harwood (Ed.), The Sweet Potato in Oceania: a reappraisal (pp. Jan-13) Rosebery, NSW, Australia: Oceania Publications and University of Pittsburgh.
  • Ballard, C (2003). Making history: event, memory and narrative in the New Guinea Highlands. In Isabelle Merle and Michel Naepels (Ed.), Les rivages du temps. Histoire et anthropologie du Pacifique (pp. 111-134) Paris: l'Harmattan.
  • Ballard, C (2002). The signature of terror: violence, memory and landscape at Freeport. In Bruno David and Meredith Wilson (Ed.), Inscribed Landscapes: marking and making place (pp. 13-26) Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Ballard, C (2001). The Images, history and memory: mountains and people since 1936. In Chris Ballard, Steven Vink and Anton Ploeg (Ed.), Race to the Snow: Photography and the exploration of Dutch New Guinea, 1907-1936 (pp. 43-45, 83-85) Amsterdam, Netherlands: KIT Publishers, Royal Tropical Institute.
  • Ballard, C (2001). The Colijn Expedition to the Carstensz Peaks (1936). In Chris Ballard, Steven Vink and Anton Ploeg (Ed.), Race to the Snow: Photography and the exploration of Dutch New Guinea, 1907-1936 (pp. 35-41, 73-82, 90) Amsterdam, Netherlands: KIT Publishers, Royal Tropical Institute.
  • Ballard, C (2001). The British expeditions to Dutch New Guinea (1910-11, 1912-13). In Chris Ballard, Steven Vink and Anton Ploeg (Ed.), Race to the Snow: Photography and the exploration of Dutch New Guinea, 1907-1936 (pp. 27-34, 65-72, 88-89) Amsterdam, Netherlands: KIT Publishers, Royal Tropical Institute.
  • Ballard, C (2001). The visual exploration of New Guinea. In Chris Ballard, Steven Vink and Anton Ploeg (Ed.), Race to the Snow: Photography and the exploration of Dutch New Guinea, 1907-1936 (pp. 7-Sep) Amsterdam, Netherlands: KIT Publishers, Royal Tropical Institute.
  • Ballard, C (2000). Collecting pygmies: the Tapiro and the British Ornithologists Union Expedition to Dutch New Guinea, 1910-1911. In OHanlon, M; Welsch, R L (Ed.), Hunting the gatherers: ethnographic collectors, agents, and agency in Melanesia (pp. 127-154) Oxford: Berghahn Books.
  • Ballard, C (2000). Condemned to repeat history? ENSO-related drought and famine in Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 1997-98. In Grove, R H; Chappell, J (Ed.), El Nino, history and crisis: Studies from the Asia-Pacific Region (pp. 132-148) Cambridge, UK: The White Horse Press.

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