Lindsay Hasluck was born in 1969 in Perth, Western Australia. He gained a B.A. in Arts from Curtin University, WA in Anthropology and History, including studies in Archaeology at the University of Western Australia. He worked for Curtin as a research assistant on subjects such as the Bosnian war, modern Japan and Aboriginal women. He has worked in the Anthropology and Archaeology departments at the Western Australian Museum and later at the Museum of Victoria on stone tools and indigenous artefacts. Before studying he spent many years extensively travelling the world and living amongst modern and indigenous cultures, especially in the Middle East and Asia.
From 1998 Lindsay worked for two years as the Social Anthropologist and Research Assistant for the Australian team of the UNESCO "Growing Up in Cities" project working in Braybrook, Melbourne, Victoria. The multi cultural aspect of Braybrook brought into focus some of the joys and difficulties of different cultures living in close proximity and their different needs, wants and handling of situations within their suburb. He enjoyed the work with the children immensely realising the importance of action research as a way of influencing the future, and appreciated being a part of that process of change, and also a process of hope.
This was followed by a period of two years at the Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University, Victoria as a Unit Chair and Lecturer. He has given a number of conference papers and presentations, made films and videos and other multi-media as well as undertaking many field trips in Victoria, the Northern territory and Western Australia. Lindsay now resides in La Paz, Bolivia where he completed his Masters thesis "The Andean Pre-historical Urban Planning Tradition" in 2006 with Deakin University. He is involved with the exploration of archaeological sites in the region and with the development of the Heritage Aid Foundation (Fundación Apoyo Patrimonio) of which he is founder and director.
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“Aliens in the Neighbourhood.” Chawla, L (ed.) Growing Up In An Urbanising World, London: Earthscan. Malone, K. and Hasluck, L. January, 2002. Paris: UNESCO.
“Location, Leisure and Lifestyle: young people’s retreat to home environments.” Contemporary Perspectives On Family Research - Through the Eyes of the Child: Revisioning Children As Active Agents Of Family Life. Felix Berardo (Series Ed.) & Constance Shehan (Vol. Ed.) Stamford, USA.: JAI Press. 1999 vol. 1, pp. 177 - 156. Hasluck, L. and Dr. Malone, K.
“Toxic Shock: Understanding Violence Against Young Males in the Workplace.” Journal of Men’s Studies. Vol.8. No.2, Winter 2000, pp. 131-152. Dr. Jane Kenway, Dr. Lindsay Fitzclarence, and Lindsay Hasluck,
“Geographies of Exclusion: Fear and Flow.” Family Matters Journal. Australian Institute of Family Studies, Autumn 1998 Issue No. 49, pp: 20-26. Dr. Malone, K. & Hasluck, L.
“Lost in Space.” Youth Issues Forum Journal of the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria. Summer 1997/98. pp: 7-9. Dr. Malone, K. & Hasluck, L.
“Growing Up In Cities - Braybrook.” YACVic Bits, Nov. 1997. pp. 3-4. Dr. Malone, K. & Hasluck, L.
Winner of the 2002 International Environmental Design Research Award, Philadelphia, United states of America, May 2002, for Growing Up In Cities research over the last 6 years. Awarded to “Growing Up In Cities”, UNESCO-Most, International.
Winner of the 2000 Australian Awards for University Teaching Institutional Award, for Innovative and practical approaches to the provision of educational services to the local and/or regional community. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Awarded to the Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria.
Finalist for Eureka Environmental Science Research Award, Australian National Museum, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. May 2000.
Winner Healthy Hearts Local Government State Award 1998, for the Braybrook Community Centre design achieved through partnership with the community and urban community design. Awarded to the Maribyrnong Council, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1999.