Call for applications – Journal of Pacific History COVID-19 grants

Journal of Pacific History Inc. is offering two grants in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic to help support early career, unemployed, or casually employed...

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Call for applications – Journal of Pacific History COVID-19 grants

‘Fishing for Success: Lessons in Pacific Regionalism’ launch

Today we are pleased to launch this manuscript by Dr Transform Aqorau titled ‘Fishing for Success: Lessons in Pacific Regionalism’

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Kiribati — Controlling transhipments in port; source: Francisco Blaha.

How does the ‘Pacific’ fit into the ‘Indo-Pacific’?

Joanne Wallis, Associate Professor in the Strategic...

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Denghua Zhang on Pacific Studies in China

Denghua Zhang of DPA talks to Journal of Pacific History regarding Pacific Studies in China.

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Denghua Zhang

Research on Family Protection Orders in Papua New Guinea

The Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) is conducting research on how Family Protection Orders are being used in Papua New Guinea.

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by Lindy Kanan

The Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) (formerly known as the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia program) is the leading international centre for applied multidisciplinary research and analysis concerning contemporary state, society and governance in the Pacific. Situated within the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, DPA seeks to set the international standard for scholarship on the region.

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Vicki Luker

I work for The Journal of Pacific History and lecture in Pacific and Asian History at the Department of Pacific Affairs within the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University.

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Judy Putt

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With a doctorate in social anthropology from the ANU and a master’s degree in criminology from Cambridge University, Dr Judy Putt has undertaken extensive research in crime and justice with a focus on...

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Kerryn Baker

Kerryn Baker

Kerryn is a Research Fellow in Pacific Politics with DPA. Her PhD thesis, submitted in 2014, examined campaigns for parliamentary gender quotas in the Pacific Islands region, with case studies in Samoa, Papua New...

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James Fox

James Fox

Professor James J. Fox was educated at Harvard (AB ‘62) and Oxford (B Litt. ‘65, DPhil. ‘68) where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He has taught at various American Universities: Harvard, Cornell, Duke and Chicago and at...

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Michael Leach

Michael Leach

Michael Leach is Professor in Politics and International Relations in the Department of Social Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Victoria, and a visiting fellow at the Department of Pacific...

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