Dr Sharon Huebner is a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Studies Unit and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre. She holds a PhD from Monash University, Melbourne Australia.
Sharon has worked with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families for the past two decades, protecting and preserving intergenerational rights to cultural heritage, including the digital return of material culture from archives, libraries and museums. She has been the recipient of a Creative Fellowship at the State Library Victoria (2014) and the Hugh Williamson Fellowship at the University of Melbourne Archives (2015). The fellowships supported script development and co-production of the short film, No–Longer a Wandering Spirit – Imaginaries of Bessy Flowers (2016) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1dAynpp9R4
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Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections of Genetic Heritage: The Legal, Ethical and Practical Considerations of a Dynamic Consent Approach to Decision Making.Read more
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The Living Archive of Aboriginal Art: Maree Clarke and the Circulation of Photographs as C..
Between Policy and Practice: Archival Descriptions, Digital Returns and a Place for Coales..
‘It’s a resting place, where our spirits go’: Bringing back lost ancestor memories to West..
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Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collections of Genetic Heritage: The Legal, Ethical and Practical Considerations of a Dynamic Consent Approach to Decision Making.
Megan Prictor, Sharon Huebner, Harriet Teare, Luke Burchill, Jane Kaye
Journal article | 2020 | The Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
The article considers whether a Dynamic Consent (DC) approach might be adopted with cultural leadership to support communication, ..
The Living Archive of Aboriginal Art: Maree Clarke and the Circulation of Photographs as Culture-Making
Sabra Thorner, Fran Edmonds, Maree Clarke, Kirsten Thorpe, Rimi Khan, Sharon Huebner
Journal article | 2019 | Mapping Meaning: The Journal
In the summer of 2019 (February-March), a group of graduate student volunteers from the University of Melbourne participated in a ..
When Magnets Collide: Digital Preservation and Access of At-Risk Audiovisual Archives in a Remote Aboriginal Community
L Ormond-Parker, M Langton, S Huebner, J Coleman, C Pearson, R Sloggett, R Nordlinger, K Smith, K Clarke
Report | 2016
Audiovisual materials have been produced and stored by remote Indigenous media and cultural organisations in Australia for over th..
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Hugh Williamson Fellowship
University of Melbourne Archives Hugh Williamson Fellowship
State Library Victoria Creative Fellowship
Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health
Moreland City Council Reconciliation Working Group
Doctor of Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts Media Arts
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology