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Journal of Pacific History Inc. Call for applications – JPH Publication Incentive grants

3 December 2021

The Journal of Pacific History Inc. invites qualified persons to apply for a Publication Incentive grant. These grants are offered in the context of the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Event next week - Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region

1 December 2021

On 9 December 2021, the Australian National University and the Pacific Community (SPC) are hosting an online symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region from 9am-5pm Canberra time....

One of four ANU experts attending COP26, Dr Virginia Marshall is the inaugural Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Regulation and Global Governance and the Fenner School of Environment and Society. Photo: Jamie Kidston?ANU

Pacific nations can’t be left behind at COP26

29 October 2021

Experts from The Australian National University (ANU) warn Pacific nations are at risk of being left behind in global climate negotiations if they aren’t a focus of the upcoming COP26 summit....

Timeline of the passing of domestic violence and family protection legislation in the Pacific. Image: The Pacific Community (SPC)

Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region - Call for expressions of interest

5 October 2021

The Australian National University, in conjunction with the Pacific Community (SPC), is planning to convene a virtual symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region on 9 December 2021....

Private Security in PNG: A Networked Approach by Sinclair Dinnen and Grant Walton

PNG’s private security industry could improve public security: report

6 September 2021

A new report from researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) highlights the vital role private security plays in ensuring public security across Papua New Guinea (PNG). The report...

L/R: Rachel England (moderator), with event speakers Pip Louey and Amelia Faotusia (c) Australia Awards Women's Leadership Initiative

The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?

6 September 2021

To mark World Ocean’s Day 2021, DPA co-hosted an event with the Australia Awards Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), titled ‘The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?’. Held on 8 June...

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Recording now live: Research-Policy Nexus: New Developments about Pacific Studies in China

12 August 2021

On 5th August, Department of Pacific Affairs hosted a seminar by Dr Denghua Zhang called ‘Research-Policy Nexus: New Developments about Pacific Studies in China’. Research on China’s diplomacy and...

Henrietta McNeill

Fulbright scholar to tackle criminal deportation in the Pacific

16 July 2021

Henrietta McNeill believes language is the key to unlocking the barriers faced by people in the Pacific who have been criminally deported. The PhD candidate from the The Australian National...

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Recording now live: Post-referendum consultations between the PNG and Bougainville governments

14 July 2021

On 1st July 2021, DPA hosted a seminar on the post-referendum consultations between the PNG and Bougainville governments. DPA Fellow Anthony Regan shared an update on what has happened so far after...

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Recording now live: The housing experiences of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand

1 July 2021

On 17th June 2021, DPA hosted a seminar on the housing experiences of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand, particularly those living in Auckland. DPA Pacific Fellow Dr Gemma Malungahu shared...

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