‘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

DPA hosts the most diverse Pacific Research Colloquium ever

This year, the PRC took place between 25th November to 6th December 2019 and had researchers from Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Papua New...

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PRC 2019 batch

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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George Carter

George Carter is a Research Fellow in Geopolitics and Regionalism, at the Department of Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University (ANU). In 2019 he became a Co-Director for the ANU Pacific Institute; a...

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David Hegarty

David Hegarty is a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Pacific Affair (DPA), College of Asia-Pacific, ANU. He was formerly Convenor and Senior Fellow of the DPA research and outreach Program from 1998-2008. His...

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Nicole Haley

Nicole Haley

Dr Nicole Haley joined DPA in 2006 and was appointed Convenor of the Program in January 2010. Nicole originally came to ANU in 1994 and graduated with a PhD in Anthropology in May 2003. Her thesis entitled Ipakana...

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Scott MacWilliam

Dr Scott MacWilliam became a Visiting Fellow at DPA in July 2012. Previously he lectured in the Department of Management at the Western Australian Institute of Technology, in the School of Social Sciences at Curtin...

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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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