Bell, Diane (1943-)

Also known as
Bell, Di, (Diane Robin) (1943-)
Bell, Diane Robin (1943-)
Field of activity
Anthropologists; Anthropologist; Activist; Social Justice Advocate
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36133535
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-615599

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Diane Bell trained as a primary school teacher in Victoria, but at the age of 28 decided to study anthropology at Monash University, Victoria. She has published a number of books about aboriginal culture, especially aboriginal women.

  • Education - Trained Primary Teachers' Certificate at Frankston Teachers' College, Victoria
  • Career position - Primary School Teacher in Victoria and New South Wales
  • Career position - Commonwealth Scholarship at Monash University, Victoria
  • Career position - Vacation Scholar in Anthropology at the Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University in Canberra
  • Education - Bachelor of Art with Honours (BA (Hons)) in Anthropology completed at Monash University in Victoria
  • Career position - Tutor in Anthropology (part-time) at the Australian National University, Canberra
  • Career position - Postgraduate scholarship received from the Australian National University, Canberra
  • Career position - Tutor in Anthropology (part-time) at the Australian National University, Canberra
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social Anthropology completed at Australian National University (ANU), Canberra
  • Career position - Senior Anthropologist for the Aboriginal Sacred Sites Protection Authority, Northern Territory
  • Award - Charles Strong Memorial Trust Fellow
  • Career position - Visiting Fellow in the Department of Prehistory and Anthropology at the Australian National University, Canberra
  • Career position - Private practice as a Consulting Anthropologist at Diane Bell and Associates (full-time position)
  • Career position - Research Fellow in Gender, Ideology and Politics in the South Pacific Workshop in Anthropology at the Research School of Pacific Studies at Australian National University, Canberra
  • Career position - Private practice as a Consulting Anthropologist at Diane Bell and Associates (part-time position)
  • Career position - Research Fellow on the Social Justice Project at the Research School of Social Sciences at Australian National University (ANU), Canberra
  • Career position - Visiting Professor in the Women and Social Change Project at Smith College in Massachusetts, USA
  • Award - Landmark Volume on Women in Australia Author, Australian Bicentennial Authority, 1986-1988
  • Career position - Professor of Australian Studies and Founding Director of the Centre for Australian Studies at Deakin University, Victoria
  • Award - Zonta High Achiever Award received, Geelong
  • Award - John Curtin Memorial Lecturer, Canberra
  • Career position - Henry R. Luce Professor of Religion, Economic Development and Social Justice at Holy Cross College in Massachusetts, USA
  • Career position - Overseas Media Commentator (bi-weekly broadcasts) for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
  • Career position - Founding Director of Women's Studies at Holy Cross College in Massachusetts, USA
  • Award - Peter Craigie Memorial Lecturer at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada
  • Career position - Sabbatical to the Five College Women's Studies Research Center in Mount Holyoke, Massachusetts and the Anthropology Department at Stanford University in California
  • Career position - Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at Adelaide University
  • Career position - Professor of Anthropology and Director of Women's Studies at the George Washington University in Washington DC, USA
  • Award - New South Wales Premier's Gleebook Award received for cultural and literary criticism for . (Melbourne: Spinifex, 1998)
  • Award - Finalist: Queensland Premier's History Award for . (Melbourne: Spinifex, 1998)
  • Award - Finalist: Book of the Year for . (Melbourne: Spinifex, 1998)
  • Award - Senior Scholar Special Commendation of Honor received from the American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Award - Finalist: Gold Medal for the Australian Literary Society for . (Melbourne: Spinifex, 1998)
  • Career position - Regional Editor for the Latin and North America
  • Award - Inducted into the Golden Key Honor Society, November 28, as an Honorary Member for "commitment to higher education and an outstanding job in capacity as Director of Women's Studies"

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Bell, Diane
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia
    Smart, Judith and Swain, Shurlee (eds.)
    [2014]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Bell, Diane
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003

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  1. Diane Bell
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  2. A reply from Diane Bell
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Book : 1990 ]
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  3. The Aboriginal Sacred Sites Protection Authority : a note from Di Bell
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Book : 1981 ]
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  4. Women also dream : Central Australian Aboriginal womens ritual life
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Unpublished : 1980 ]
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  5. Have anthropologists had their day in court
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Unpublished : 1985 ]
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  6. Gathered from Kaytej women
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Book : 1987 ]
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  7. Evil : a novel / Diane Bell
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Book : 2005-2010 ]
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    At 28 libraries
    Evil : a novel / Diane Bell
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  8. Consulting with women : an anthropologists perspective : draft
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Unpublished : 1979 ]
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  9. Cox River (Alawa-Ngandji) Land Claim : womens interests on behalf of the Aboriginal women claimants of the Cox River Land Claim
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Unpublished : 1982 ]
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  10. Anthropology at the cross roads / Diane Bell
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Book : 1986 ]
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  1. Diane Bell
    Bell, Diane, 1943-
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Diane Bell, author of Australian Studies at Deakin University, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  3. Ethnography, advocacy and feminism : a volatile mix. : A view from a reading of Diane Bell's Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin / Gaynor Macdonald
    Macdonald, Gaynor M. (Gaynor Marilyn)
    [ Book : 2002 ]
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  4. The sexual division of labor, development and womens status [report on conference held by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research]
    Kelly, Maria Patricia Fernandez
    [ Book : 1981 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  5. The politics of representation : Australian Aboriginal women and feminism / Jan Larbalestier
    Larbalestier, Jan
    [ Book : 1990 ]
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  6. Why I don't want to be an "ethical" researcher : a polemical paper / Mitchell Rolls
    Rolls, Mitchell, 1960-
    [ Book : 2003 ]
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  7. Dianne [sic] Bell being interviewed
    [ Photograph : 2008 ]
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    Dianne [sic] Bell being interviewed
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  8. The impact of white settlement on Aboriginal society / [photos by D. Bell]
    Cardwell, Peter
    [ Book : 1980 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  9. A contemporary overview / Ronald M. Berndt and Robert Tonkinson
    Berndt, Ronald Murray, 1916-1990
    Social Anthropology and Australian Aboriginal Studies: A Contemporary Overview
    [ Article, Book : 1988 ]
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  10. Aboriginal women : autonomous or oppressed
    McGill, Fiona
    [ Thesis : 1984 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  1. THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH. DEPARTMENT OF THE PARLIAMENTARY LIBRARY. Commonwealth National Library.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 8 September 1949 [Issue No.66] p 2582

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... (King Island). Grade III.— South Australia.—Leigh Creek, Pimba. Grade IV.— Western Australia.-—Big Bell ... Section, Division of Aeronautics, Victoria, vice Diane A. Lemaire, transferred, with salary at the rate of ... 3436 words
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  2. CONFIRMATION OF APPOINTMENTS
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 29 April 1988 [Issue No.80 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 2482

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... appointment of the following: Premier's Department Diane Marie Magro; Kim Maree Ballard; Terry Maxwell Alchin ... ; Narelle Patricia Bell; Paula Ann Fitzpatrick; Bronwyn Judith Paddick; Mary Ann Coleiro; Rhonda Hazel ... 74 words
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  3. Examination No. N976. FOR APPOINTMENT OR TRANSFER AS TYPIST (FEMALE), SYDNEY. Held 8th December, 1956.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 10 January 1957 [Issue No.2] p 131

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... -Jameson, Diane Kay. *Bennett, Edith Irene. Rose, Beverley Bubbles. Elliott, Kathleen Marie. Bell, Margaret Anne ... 68 words
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  1. Bell, Lola Diane (1940-1943)
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  2. Barwick, Diane (1938-1986)
    Anthropologist; Author; Aboriginal rights activist; Aboriginal Rights Activist; Historian
    ... Bell, Diane (1943 - ) ... Barwick, Diane (19380429-19860404) ... Diane E. Barwick was born in Canada in 1938. She arrived in Australia in 1960, and received her ... Diane Elizabeth Barwick (1938-1986), anthropologist, historian and Aboriginal-rights activist, was ...
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  3. Horler, Diane
    Actor
    ... Bell, John ... Diane Horler is an Actor who is mentioned in 1 event in the AusStage database ...
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  1. Diane Bell in London London, Wednesday
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 11 September 1952 p 5 Article
    ... Diane Bell in London I London, Wednesday Australia's Miss Teenager, 18-year-old Diane Bell, of ... 29 words
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  2. DIANE MAVISTA BACKERS CRASH
    Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 4 March 1951 p 21 Article
    ... DIANE MAVISTA BACKERS CRASH Odds-on fovorite Dione Mavista again let punt-ers down. -Although F. E ... . Kersley had the mare in a winning posi-tion at the turn Diane Mav-ista could not bridge the gap to the ... 143 words
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  3. Diane won't say
    News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954) Monday 6 September 1954 p 20 Article
    ... LONDON, Sun.: Diane Cilento, the Australian girl Who hasn't ·announced her 'engagement to -'good ... -looking Italian Ande Volpare whom she met in Rome, is holidaying in Spain for a fortnight. Diane admits romance ... 55 words
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  1. Bell, Diane
    [ Published ]
    At NGV Library
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  2. [Card from] Janet, Joan, Maria, Bell, Karen, Diane, Cathy, Roberta, Patricia, Maria [to] Clarissa [Maitland]
    [ Unpublished : 1964 ]
    At RACP Library
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  3. [Folk art painting projects]
    Bell, Gail
    [ Published : 1993-1999 ]
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  1. ethnography
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    RAP
    Created by VanessaEJohnson, 150 items.

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  1. Response from Diane Bell.(Critical Essay)
    Oceania
    [ Article : 2000 ]
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  2. Speaking objects: Diane Bell and the making of 'Aboriginal Woman'
    MacDonald, Helen
    Melbourne Historical Journal
    [ Article : 1999 ]
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  3. Diane, la belle aventurière
    [ Microform, Periodical : 1956-1963 ]
    Languages: French
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  4. Diane Bell, the Ngarrindjeri and the Hindmarsh Island Affair: 'Value-free' Ethnography
    Kimber, Richard
    Aboriginal History
    [ Article : 1997 ]
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  1. Aboriginal women : the artistic exp ...
    Bell, Diane, 19 ...
    [ Photograph : 1963 ]
  2. Dianne [sic] Bell being interviewed
    [ Photograph : 2008 ]
    Dianne [sic] Bell being interviewed
  3. Making stone artefacts. (AIAS.008.C ...
    Australian Inst ...
    [ Photograph : 1978 ]
  4. Photographs of women's art work and ...
    Bell, Diane
    [ Photograph : 1979-1989 ]
  5. Identity Collection : community ac ...
    Identity (Sydne ...
    [ Photograph : 1982 ]
  6. Photographs of sacred sites, group ...
    Rose, Deborah B ...
    [ Photograph : 1981 ]
  1. Bell, Diane
    [ Book ]
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  2. The bell jar / Sylvia Plath
    Plath, Sylvia
    Quill and Quire
    [ Book, Audio book : 1963-2016 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Croatian;Indonesian, [8 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 173 libraries
    The bell jar / Sylvia Plath
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  3. Book review : Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin: a world that is, was, and will be by Diane Bell
    Rose, Deborah Bird, 1946-
    [ Book : 1998-1999 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  4. The sisters' arts : the writing and painting of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell / Diane Filby Gillespie
    Gillespie, Diane F
    [ Book : 1988 ]
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    The sisters' arts : the writing and painting of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell / Diane Filby Gillespie
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  1. The Songlines Conversations: Diane Bell
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2006 ]
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    At ABC Radio National
    The Songlines Conversations: Diane Bell
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  2. Hal Missingham interviewed by Diane Dunbar
    Missingham, Hal, 1906-1994
    [ Sound : 1981-1986 ]
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    Hal Missingham interviewed by Diane Dunbar
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  3. Dianne Bell (Art Forum)
    Bell, D
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
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    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  4. Christmas festival with Diane Bish
    Bish, Diane
    [ Sound : 1995 ]
    Languages: English;Latin, [1 other]
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  1. Narratives of the encounter at Ntaria. (Aboriginal Histories, Aboriginal Myths)
    Austin-Broos, Diane
    Oceania
    [ Article, Poster, chart, other, Map : 1994 ]
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  2. Redistribution of New South Wales into 49 electoral divisions / Australian Electoral Commission
    Australian Electoral Commission
    [ Map : 2006 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    Redistribution of New South Wales into 49 electoral divisions / Australian Electoral Commission
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  3. Cinquiesme partie du Grand atlas : contenant une parfaite description du monde maritime ou hydrographie generale de toute la terre enrichie des particularites de la navigation, avec un excellent & curieux tableau du monde des anciens ... ..
    Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664
    [ Book, Map : 1650 ]
    Languages: French
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    At National Library
    Cinquiesme partie du Grand atlas : contenant une parfaite description du monde maritime ou hydrographie generale de toute la terre enrichie des particularites de la navigation, avec un excellent & curieux tableau du monde des anciens ... ..
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