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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Max Harwood is a sessional convenor, lecturer and tutor in the Department of Anthropology.

Originally from the Central Coast (NSW), Max was based in Istanbul, Tel Aviv and Ottawa from 2013-2019 as he completed his doctoral studies.

As an anthropologist, Max specialises in ethnographic filmmaking. His PhD studied Turkish and Israeli masculinity, nationalism and militarism, resulting in both a feature length documentary film and a traditional written dissertation.

Max’s professional background is in Australian native title, where he has worked as a visual anthropologist and ethnographic film consultant since 2011. He is currently a partnered consultant with the Indigenous Desert Alliance (Perth).

Since returning to Sydney in 2019, Max has commenced qualitative research into Australian white nationalism and ideology, with a particular interest in glocalised ecofascism and the phenomenology of stochastic white nationalist terrorists.

Research interests

  • Turkish and Israeli nationalism and militarism
  • Conscription and state crafted masculinity
  • Australian white nationalism, ideology and glocalised ecofascism
  • Stochastic terrorism and white nationalist phenomenology
  • Ethnographic film production and the visual mode of anthropology

Teaching

Unit Convenor/Lecturer:

ANTH3002: The Anthropology of Politics and Power (S2, 2020)

ANTH3021: Globalisation, Conflict & Religion (S1, 2020)

ANTH2004: Art & Culture (S2, 2019)

ANTH1006: Drugs Across Cultures (S3, 2019/2020)

Guest Lecturer:

ANTH3024: Doing Ethnography (S1/S2, 2017- ongoing)

ANTH2003: Food Across Cultures  (S1, 2019)

ANTH1007: The Anthropology of Religions  (S1, 2019)

Head Tutor/Unit Administrator:

ANTH2003: Food Across Cultures (S1, 2019)

ANTH1050: Introduction to Anthropology (S2, 2019) 

ANTH1007: The Anthropology of Religions (S1, 2019; S2, 2020)

Tutor/Marker:

ARTS1000: Humanities & The World (S1, 2020)

ANTH1051: Human Evolution & Diversity (S1, 2020)

ANTH2004: Art & Culture (S1, 2019)

ANTH1050: Introduction to Anthropology (S2, 2019) 

ANTH1007: The Anthropology of Contemporary Religions (S1, 2019)

ANTH2003: Food Across Cultures (S1, 2019; S1, 2018)

Research engagement

Max is the founder and festival co-director of the Macquarie University International Ethnographic Film Festival (MUIEFF), hosted within the Department of Anthropology.

Since 2017, Max has organised and hosted a two week annual ethnographic filmmaking workshop for undergraduate anthropology students in both ANTH2004 and ANTH3024.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Anthropology, PhD, Macquarie University

External positions

Consultant, Indigenous Desert Alliance

2018 → …

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Research Outputs

  • 2 Digital or Visual products

We Don't Stay in Camps

Harwood, M. & Al-Abdullah, Y., 2019

Research output: Non-traditional research outputDigital or Visual products

Open Access
  • Water

    Harwood, M. & Al-Abdullah, Y., 2016

    Research output: Non-traditional research outputDigital or Visual products

  • Activities

    Stream Content Manager, Religion and Society Research Group

    Max Harwood (Other), Jaap Timmer (Participant), Marion Maddox (Participant)
    2020 → …

    Activity: Other

    Macquarie University International Ethnographic Film Festival

    Max Harwood (Organiser), Chris Houston (Organiser)
    13 Nov 202014 Nov 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Histories and Trajectories of Islam: Comparing Turkey and Indonesia Workshop

    Max Harwood (Participant)
    11 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

    Living Death: Decoding the Tarrant Manifesto

    Max Harwood (Invited speaker)
    30 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Consultant, Indigenous Desert Alliance (Perth)

    Max Harwood (Consultant)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Consultancy

    Press / Media

    Documentary films on migration @ Sala Garate

    Max Harwood

    7/07/16

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    World Refugee Day: 'N-either Refugees, N-or Guests'

    Max Harwood

    19/06/15

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities