The State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) program is the leading international centre for applied multidisciplinary research and analysis concerning contemporary state, society and governance in Melanesia and the broader Pacific. Situated within the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, SSGM seeks to set the international standard for scholarship on the region.
Students undertaking a post-graduate research degree, graduate course work and undergraduate studies with SSGM work under the guidance of some of the world’s leading experts on Melanesia and the wider Pacific. As a student, you will have access to cutting edge research that reflects the contemporary reality of the region.
- Pacific Small Scale Fisheries: Empowering communities to strengthen sustainability, food security and livelihoods
- Coffee, market economy and informality in late colonial Papua New Guinea
- ‘A New Chapter for East Timorese Women’: Seeking independence and gender equality in international networks and institutions