Past events

22
Sep
2016

Asia Pacific hypothetical: Confronting a regional crisis

Professor Michael Wesley

The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs in collaboration with the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) Western Australia branch, is hosting an event for youth to engage with...

The New Pacific Diplomacy
21
Sep
2016

The New Pacific Diplomacy

HE Mr Charles W Lepani

As the preliminary event to the 2016 International Forum on Diplomatic Training, the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy warmly invites you to attend a Book Launch by HE Mr Charles Lepani of Greg...

Image from Heidi Tyedmers
19
Sep
2016

Seeking ‘Justice’: Reflections on Research into Conflict Management and Access to Justice in Rural Vanuatu

Heidi Tyedmers

Vanuatu is a Pacific island state with a population of approximately 285,000 people, spread across more than 80 islands. Located within the broader region of Melanesia, Vanuatu was jointly...

14
Sep
2016

SOTP2016 Book launch: Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific: Solomon Islands in Transition?

James Batley

The State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program warmly invites you to attend the launch of Statebuilding and State Formation in the Western Pacific: Solomon Islands in Transition? edited by...

13
Sep
2016

State of the Pacific 2016

Various Speakers

State of the Pacific 2016 will take place over three days from 13-15 September 2016. State of the Pacific is an annual conference hosted by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM)...

Papua New Guinea tradition performance, image from David Oakeshott
22
Aug
2016

Mid-term Review: Teaching the violent past in Solomon Islands and Bougainville?

David Oakeshott

This seminar presents some initial findings from 10 months of PhD field research on the role of formal secondary education in the transitional justice processes of Solomon Islands and Bougainville...

15
Aug
2016

Pacific Small Scale Fisheries: Empowering communities to strengthen sustainability, food security and livelihoods

Quentin Hanich, Aurelie Delisle and Brooke Campbell Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) University of Wollongong

The Pacific Islands region encompasses 14 Pacific island states and 8 territories that include some of the world’s smallest countries surrounded by a vast maritime estate. The combined exclusive...

01
Aug
2016

Coffee, market economy and informality in late colonial Papua New Guinea

John Conroy

Set in Goroka in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) where coffee became the staple export crop after the second world war, this paper explores how a variant of Keith Hart’s informal...

26
Jul
2016

‘A New Chapter for East Timorese Women’: Seeking Independence and Gender Equality in International Networks and Institutions

Hannah Loney (University of Melbourne) & Sarah Smith (Swinburne University)

In this seminar we examine East Timorese women’s engagement with international networks, institutions and organisations from the period of Indonesian occupation (1975-99), through to the post-...

Samoa Elections
06
Jun
2016

The pulse of the nation: Polling political opinions at the Samoa election.

Roannie Ng Shiu and George Carter

The 2016 Samoan election was held on 4 March. It was preceded by a number of significant amendments to electoral processes, notably the institution of a 10 per cent gender quota, the...

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