Past events

Henrietta McNeill
19
Jul
2023

Criminal Deportations to the Pacific: Securitisation & De-securitisation

Henrietta McNeill

Speaker

Henrietta McNeill, PhD Candidate, Department of Pacific Affairs

PLEASE NOTE: This is a hybrid event and will take place in-person as well as on Zoom.

Criminal...

Athaulla Rasheed
12
Jul
2023

Climate Security in Island Nations: Studying Maldives and Samoa

Athaulla Rasheed

Speaker

Athaulla Rasheed, PhD Candidate, Department of Pacific Affairs

PLEASE NOTE: This is a hybrid event and will take place in-person as well as on Zoom.

Small island...

DPA Seminar series speakers and chair
08
Jun
2023

Panel discussion - Reflections on positionality and relationality

Various Speakers

PLEASE NOTE: This is a hybrid event and will take place in-person as well as on Zoom.

Chair: Soli Middleby, PhD candidate, University of Adelaide/Massey University

Panellists:

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Siaosi Gavet
08
Jun
2023

Relocation experiences of young Pacific, New Zealand NRL athletes to Australia

Siaosi Gavet

Speaker - Siaosi Gavet, PhD Candidate, Department of Pacific Affairs

PLEASE NOTE: This is a hybrid event (in-person as well as on Zoom).

Each year, a significant number of New...

Photo: Nic Maclellan in front of the 'Yes' and 'No' voting posters in New Caledonia.
18
May
2023

What’s next for New Caledonia? 25 years after the Noumea Accord

Nic Maclellan

Speaker

Nic Maclellan Islands Business magazine (Fiji)

PLEASE NOTE: This is a hybrid event and will take place in-person as well as on Zoom. About the event

On 5 May 1998, a...

Fiji Flag in Suva - Photo by Tanuj Parakh, DPA
12
May
2023

Fiji’s December 2022 election and its aftermath: The anatomy of FijiFirst’s defeat and the challenges ahead

Jon Fraenkel

Speaker: Jon Fraenkel, Victoria University of Wellington

Fiji’s December 14th 2022 election saw the defeat of 2006 coup leader turned civilian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama’s Fiji...

Market trading in Vanuatu - photo by Commonwealth Secretariat, Flickr
27
Apr
2023

Voices from Vanuatu

Murray Lloyd

Speaker: Murray Lloyd, MPhil candidate, Department of Pacific Affairs

Please note: This is an in-person event only.

This MPhil thesis examines women’s status in Vanuatu. To...

Tobias Haque
17
Apr
2023

Does public finance reform help address conflict in fragile states?

Tobias Haque

Speaker: Tobias Haque, PhD candidate, DPA

International institutions invest heavily in public finance reform in post-conflict countries, as a means of supporting social order through better...

Akka Rimon
24
Feb
2023

Navigating climate displacement: What options are there for Kiribati?

Akka Rimon

Please note: This is a hybrid event and will also be available on Zoom.

Speaker: Akka Rimon, PhD Candidate, Department of Pacific Affairs/Australia Pacific Security College

In the...

A Ramu Nickel landowner family pose outside their home.
24
Nov
2022

Encountering ‘Sainaman’: Friction and Friendship at a PNG Mining Project

Shaun Gessler

Please note: This is a hybrid event and will also be available on Zoom.

Speaker: Shaun Gessler, PhD Candidate, DPA

What does China’s increasing economic engagement in the Pacific...

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