Past events

18
Oct
2019

Advancing Equal Outcomes in the Pacific

Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago-Elisara, Director, Social Development Programme (Gender, Culture & Youth) Pacific Community (SPC)

In this seminar we will hear from Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago-Elisara, director of the Pacific Community’s Social Development Programme (SDP). The SDP’s goal is to ‘advance gender equality,...

10
Oct
2019

Book Launch - Pacific Women in Politics: Gender Quota Campaigns in the Pacific Islands by Kerryn Baker

Kerryn Baker, Stewart Firth

Please join us at the book launch of Kerryn Baker’s Pacific Women in Politics: Gender Quota Campaigns in the Pacific Islands, University of Hawai`i Press.

About the book

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10
Oct
2019

ANU DPA Bougainville Independence Referendum Symposium

Anthony Regan and others

On 23 November 2019, an unprecedented referendum will take place in Bougainville and Papua New Guinea, the culmination of more than 20 years of work towards peace. Bougainvilleans will be asked...

16
Aug
2019

Bougainville Veterans' Listening Project

Amie Kirkham, Barbara Tanne and Rose Pihei

In this seminar researcher Amie Kirkham along with Bouganvillean civil society leaders Barbara Tanne and Rose Pihei will co-present the findings of a new report The Voices of Central Bougainville...

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23
Jul
2019

The Pacific step-up: Will it work and what happens if not?

James Gilling, Hugh White, Katerina Teaiwa, and Graeme Smith

As China’s influence extends into Australia’s immediate neighbourhood, Scott Morrison has quickly put Pacific affairs at the centre of his foreign policy. But is his embrace of the “Pacific family...

17
Jul
2019

Ripples of Change in Grassroots Women Organising in Papua New Guinea: A Personal Perspective.

Sarah Garap

In this presentation Sarah Garap will reflect on her personal journey from grassroots activism to academia, drawing upon more than 30 years of active citizenship in the areas of human rights,...

25
Jun
2019

Pacific Islands Political Studies Association (PIPSA) 2019 Conference

Various

‘Democracy, Sovereignty and Self-Determination in the Pacific Islands’University of New Caledonia, Nouméa, 25-27 June 2019

From 25 – 27 June 2019, the ANU Department of Pacific Affairs...

06
Jun
2019

Workshop: How does the ‘Pacific’ fit into the ‘Indo-Pacific’? The changing geopolitics of the Pacific Islands

Collin Beck (Solomon Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade), Ewen McDonald (Head of the Office of the Pacific, DFAT), Margaret Keen (ANU), Tess Newton Cain (UQ), Anna Powles (Massey University), Patrick Kaiku (UPNG), Fulori Manoa (University of the South Pacific), Steve Ratuva (University of Canterbury), Sandra Tarte (University of the South Pacific), Bernard Yegiora (Divine Word), Wesley Morgan (University of the South Pacific), Richard Balkonan Olul (Department of Foreign Affairs, Vanuatu), George Carter (ANU), and more...

In the 2013 Defence White Paper the Australian government identified its zone of strategic interest as the Indo-Pacific, which it described as ‘connecting the Indian and Pacific Oceans through...

03
Jun
2019

Australia-China-Pacific Research Network Workshop

Various Speakers

The establishment of a new network of analysts and academics from universities and research institutes in Australia, China and Pacific Island countries working on Pacific affairs will be discussed...

09
May
2019

The use of foreign judges on courts of constitutional jurisdiction in Pacific island states

Anna Dziedzic

The global norm is that, by law or by practice, judges will be citizens of the state they serve. Yet, in Pacific island states foreign judges regularly sit on the highest domestic courts and...

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