Inside the Coral Bell School | Issue 5 | September 2018

The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs continues to set the conversation on the big policy issues facing not only Australia but the Asia Pacific more broadly.

2017- A Year in Review: Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

The aspirations and approach of Bell School show a strong focus on research excellence, collegiality, award-winning teaching, and consistent policy impact and engagement in the Asia-Pacific.

IB 2023/03 Inclusive Research: A Niu Approach to Participant Recruitment in the Pacific

Pacific research that explores sensitive health topics like domestic violence would benefit from a new approach to participant recruitment.

A Voyage Through the Pacific: Triple Book Launch

We cordially invite you to an evening celebrating the highly anticipated launches of three extraordinary publications.

Panel discussion - Reflections on positionality and relationality

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


Gemma Malungahu, Research Fellow, Department of Pacific Affairs

Phillippa Louey, PhD Candidate, Department of Pacific Affairs

Akka Rimon, PhD Candidate, Department of Pacific Affairs

Judy Putt, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Pacific Affairs

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

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 mean for Pacific Island communities? Shaun Gessler’s anthropology thesis investigates the relationship between the Chinese majority-run Ramu Nickel Cobalt project – China’s largest investment in the Pacific to date – and the indigenous communities on whose land the project is located.

IB 2022/14 The Talatalaga Research Methodology: A Qualitative Research Approach

In preparation for her doctoral research on rethinking the Boe Declaration and security in the Pacific, Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago developed the Talatalaga research methodology, an Indigenou

DP 2022/02 News Coverage of Fiji’s 2018 General Election Campaign: Insights from a Content Analysis of the National Print and Broadcast Media

This landmark study examines how Fiji’s national news media reported the 2018 Fiji election based on an analysis of the coverage of the six competing political parties: the incumbent FijiFirst part

‘When I go back’: Experiences and expectations of PNG women scholarship graduates on return home

Supporting education through scholarships has been a long-term development strategy of the Australian Government, including in the Pacific region, most notably through the Australia Awards Linkages


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